These days, Fat Joe ain't so fat. But he owes an obese (or is that obscene?) amount of back taxes to the IRS.
According to a press release from the Department of Justice: "Joseph Cartagena, the rapper popularly known as 'Fat Joe,' pleaded guilty [in New Jersey] today to two counts of failing to fil ... More >>
Locos Por Juana is one of the Best Miami Bands of All Time. And the self-described "Latin Urban Orchestra" just banged out another classic album, Somos De La Calle, packed with smoked out, Afro-reggae/dub-clash/hip-hop fusion.
So we here at Crossfade called up this Grammy-nominated Latin fusion out ... More >>
Few countries ball as hard as Colombia, just ask the United States Secret Service. Whether kicking it with beautiful women or shooting aguardiente, those dudes couldn't resist Colombian charm, succumbing to Cartagena's nightlife and potentially jeopardizing national security along the way.
But who ... More >>
Forget about the Secret Service agents and their Colombian hookers. Ozzie Guillen praising Fidel Castro? Old news. The raging hot scandal this morning, according more than 100 articles on Google News at last count, is that Hillary Clinton spent last night in Cartagena dancing and drinking beer at a ... More >>
MangwananiRobert Mugabe has ruled Zimbabwe for 31 years, often through violenceA bloody uprising tears through a small, resource-rich country. A leader emerges, promising an end to years of elitist, white rule and the beginning of a new socialist utopia. But instead of relinquishing power, tha ... More >>
Today, Colombia and salsa music lovers around the world are mourning the loss of Joe Arroyo, one of the genre's favorite sons. His wife confirmed on Radio Caracol that the legendary salsero passed away at 7:45 this morning from heart failure.The 55 year old known as "El Joe" had spent the last 29 ... More >>
North Miami Mayor Andre Pierre seems to have some secretive and flashy quirks, which would be fine if it didn't involve public money and shady ethics. A few months after being forced to return a borrowed Porsche he was driving around town and never reporting who lent him the car, he's now under f ... More >>
Do not foul this man unless you want a knee to the crotch.Good idea: Bolivian President Evo Morales celebrating a new soccer pitch in La Paz by playing in a friendly match between his ruling party and a team led by the capital's mayor and his opposition party.Bad idea: Evo Morales ruining the spirit ... More >>
On Sunday, voters in Colombia will close out one of the most interesting free elections ever held in South America.
photo by Tim Elfrink
Supporters of Green Party candidate Antanas Mockus have left street art all over Cartagena.
Last month, thanks to Facebook, Twitter, and a huge push from yo ... More >>