Hugo Chavez may have quelled rumors last week that he was near death by appearing on TV looking relatively robust, but some recent political moves have left many in Caracas wondering if he's going to make it to the presidential elections -- and even more alarmingly, what will happen to Venezuela if ... More >>
One of these men is a crazed, dangerous narcissist. The other is -- oh, you know the joke.It's been almost two weeks since Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has made a public appearance. The 56-year-old leader, a television regular since he took power in 1999, hasn't been heard from publicly sinc ... More >>
Public domain image, via Wikimedia CommonsGustavo Cerati, performing live in 2007.Ever since Gustavo Cerati suffered a stroke this past May 15 after a performance in Caracas, Venezuela, his family has been extremely protective of news regarding his health. Even after he was transferred to a hospi ... More >>
Cuba has been on a repressive kick since the beginning of a year. After well-known critic Zapata Tamayo died in February, other Cubans took to the streets in protest. Another one, Guillermo Farinas, is said to be at death's door. The government, in turn, responded by beating some them -- the Lad ... More >>
The BBC's man in Miami says the war for public opinion is as intense as the war for Baghdad
Photographs of contemporary Cuba from contemporary artists focus on the inner struggle
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Who has a word for every occasion? FIU professor and quotemeister Dario Moreno, of course.