• Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    Hilda Caballero Diaz-Balart, Mother of Lincoln and Mario Diaz-Balart, Passes Away

    If the results are any indication, Hilda Caballero Diaz-Balart was a supermom. Her sons Lincoln and Mario grew up to become congressmen. Her son Rafael is a banker, and her other son Jose is the main national news anchor for Telemundo. The Cuban matriarch passed away yesterday afternoon at the age ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Carlos Gimenez, Rebeca Sosa and David Rivera Shower Favors On Ex-Cocaine Trafficker

    On July 13, Alexander I. Perez stood underneath a new street sign christening a portion of SE 10th Avenue in front of his Hialeah warehouse as "Banah Sweet Way." A gaggle of local politicos -- including Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez, his Hialeah counterpart Carlos Hernandez, and County Commissione ... More >>

  • Music

    April 19, 2012
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    April 9, 2012

    Mr. Haka Brings "El Legendario" Flow to Jazid on April 21

    Cuban hip-hop flows will never stop flooding Miami's shores. Take Mr. Haka, who came to the United States around the turn of the millenium, bringing the sounds of Camagüey with him. In 2004, he released an album titled El Legendario. He achieved regional and international success with it. And he ... More >>

  • News

    November 25, 2010
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    August 26, 2010
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    October 28, 2009

    Who Killed Camilo Cienfuegos?

    Photo via​Today marks the 50th anniversary of the mysterious disappearance of Camilo Cienfuegos, a Cuban revolutionary who combined the bohemian aura and looks of Jim Morrison (a full decade earlier) with the flowing, catlike moves of a Bruce Lee. (He was said to kill the enemy an ... More >>

  • News

    January 17, 2008

    Bay of Pigs Vets Fight for Home

    Betrayed by the U.S. government and their own country, they want to be remembered.

  • News

    August 16, 2007

    117 Dead

    Since 2000, dozens have died in county jails. Poor medical care has contributed to the problem.

  • News

    November 3, 2005

    Charity and Checkpoint

    Will the mission's miseries tarnish the perception of Camillus House?

  • Music

    June 16, 2005


    Mr. Haka brings Latin rap to a bus stop near you

  • News

    January 6, 2005
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    April 22, 2004

    Valet Sharking

    No tips for the weary; swan-eating croc irks park

  • News

    April 8, 2004

    Cows to Cuba

    A South Florida rancher is using bovine diplomacy to improve relations with the island nation

  • News

    June 6, 2002

    Long Journey Home

    Three decades after his parents sent him into lonely exile, Tony Gonzalez returned to Cuba to face his demons

  • Music

    June 7, 2001


    Island to island, culture to culture, history to history -- a dance to keep the faith alive

  • News

    April 12, 2001

    Revelation 19.63

    For nearly four decades the CIA has kept secret the identity of a Miami agent who may have known too much too early about Lee Harvey Oswald

  • News

    July 13, 2000


    Firpo Garcia has one big advantage in his school board campaign. His name is Sol Stinson.

  • News

    June 1, 2000

    Boxing Banter

    An 82-year-old political heavyweight spars with a firefighter half his age, and the fans go wild

  • Music

    December 16, 1999

    Pull Up the Roots

    Cuban pianist Omar Sosa moves beyond the Bay

  • News

    September 23, 1999

    Waiting for Floyd

    New Times reporters hit the road to bring you all the prehurricane weirdness fit to print

  • News

    November 28, 1996

    Notes from the Underground

    Impoverished and imperiled, Cuba's independent journalists stubbornly cling to the notion of a free press

  • News

    November 21, 1990