If you're going to travel to a totalitarian country for a month to uncover the story of one of the most controversial living international leader's sex lives, you might want to bring along more than a detached hipster's sentiment about sex and politics. But what else would you expect from Vice, the ... More >>
Senator Marco Rubio suggested that Jay-Z and Beyoncé have "no interest in Cuban People's freedom." And U.S. Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Mario Diaz-Balart said that the pair's recent visit "funds the machinery of oppression." Pero, their constituent, Miami native, and Cuban-American ra ... More >>
Fidel Castro turned 85 this past Saturday, and the celebrations were mostly typical. Supporters held a giant concert featuring dozens of musical acts, but Castro himself spent the day in seclusion, which prompted rumors he might have been too feeble for a public appearance. Miami exiles, meanwhil ... More >>
via SalonHebertico, a Cold War cat heroCats on the internet are supposed to make us laugh like peanut butter on jelly is supposed to be delicious, but every once in a while a cat story comes along that makes us bawl our eyes out uncontrollably. While the cat at the center of this story happens to ... More >>
What is up with El Comandante these days? Have Fidel Castro's handlers been slipping amphetamines into his banana pudding? Take a look at the rampage he's been on in the last month or so:
Fidel Castro took some time out of his busy schedule of not dying to pen a piece for a state newspaper that said President Obama and the Democrat's recent passage of health care reform is a "miracle." Well, the Republican Party of Florida took time out of their busy schedule of basically giv ... More >>
A county program that helped low-income people pay their utility bills will be shut down because the county was overwhelmed by the amount of applications that came in. [CBS4]Whiney Fidel Castro says America is infecting Cuba with swine flu, but not intentionally. [CBS4]For the 21st time this year, a ... More >>
Gustavo Villoldo hunted the revolutionary leader. His new weapon: a $1 billion judgment against Fidel.
The National GOP wants Charlie Crist to run for Senate. [Hill]Ex-FBI agent John Connolly gets 40 years for his role in a mob murder. [Herald]Beware the dreaded lube ring thieves. [CBS4]With the Orange Bowl demolished, where will we have our official Fidel Castro death party? [CBS4]Burger King hired ... More >>
Fidel Castro Resigns. No One Cares – In Miami, the expected reaction to the news of Castro’s resignation fizzles. The media ends up caring more than the Cuban exile community. Inflation Cuts the Fed’s Power – The Federal Reserve, despite the fact that it has cut short-term interest rates i ... More >>
1. New Orleans City Council Votes to Demolish Housing, Protesters Riot – The City Council voted unanimously to raze the city’s largest public housing project. Protesters fought with police. Those outside the city council chambers fought to get in, the one’s inside argued for their homes. 2. ... More >>
"Fidel has a disease, which is eating his body the same way it ate his mind"
"They were both tall and had great shoulders, and so does Fidel"
A Miami radio station makes waves short waves, that is
With its severe new Cuba regulations, the Bush administration alienated some Miami exiles, but not the ones who matter
Cubans on both sides of the Florida Straits are casting off old illusions, so why is U.S. policy stuck in the past?
Swap jailed Cuban spies for jailed Cuban dissidents
Cuba after Castro? Don't be left out!
The extreme idealism of F-4 commander Rodolfo Frometa
Old Miami spooks discuss former times and pending threats
How to campaign in the new House District 25? There's always Cuba.
It's classics vs. jazz on public radio
More than 40 years after the Bay of Pigs disaster, a new battle erupts over those who died during the invasion
Posada Carriles is in jail -- again -- for plotting against Castro. And again, he's sure it's Castro's fault.
José Basulto, president of Brothers to the Rescue, is a CIA-trained warrior who insists he supports nonviolent resistance. Complicated? Sí, señor.
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
Letters from the issue of July 13, 2000
Letters from the issue of June 15, 2000
Attorney Victor Diaz chats up the ACLU's Howard Simon
Miami's Santería devotees are a lot closer to the Elian crisis than people might imagine
A New Times guide to busting the county's Cuba law
Life is a matter of quiet persistence in Santa Clara, the town made famous by Che Guevara
Before he was banished from his homeland, Diosmel Rodriguez sowed the seeds of revolt among Cuban farmers
Forty years after Castro's revolution, the men of Alpha 66 talk tough but sometimes snooze
Unrepentant leftist, friend to Castro, and loyal Cuban, Max Lesnik continues to defy the ideological mandates of el exilio
The Cuban American Defense League wanted a little official recognition. They got it.
Being named as an invited guest would be bad enough, but imagine having your Miami phone number included
With a vengeance born of extremists, the radical La Voz de la Resistencia show goes straight for Castro's jugular
How a Miami businessman got rich doing business with Cuba - and lived to shout about it
Just when an artist can't find a tube of paint or a strip of canvas, the international art world has come knocking on Havana's door -- with money in hand
In Cuba she was a symbol, the Madonna of the Counterrevolution. But in Miami, it's a different kind of fight for Paula Valiente.
Political gangster or humble servant, Miriam Alonso wins either way
When Cuba's top students were sent to the Soviet Union, no one could have guessed they would change from revolutionaries to refugees.