Fidel Castro

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    January 23, 2014

    Vice Travels to Cuba to Explore Fidel Castro's Sex Life, Comes Up Flaccid

    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 >>

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    April 15, 2013

    Pitbull Drops Rap Response to Jay-Z, Beyonce's Cuba Visit, Offers to Pay for Trip

    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 >>

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    August 15, 2011

    Fidel Castro's Birthday Present: A Big Transsexual Wedding

    ​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 >>

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    March 31, 2011

    The Story of the Toy Cat that Escaped Castro Will Make You Cry

    via SalonHebertico, a Cold War cat hero​Cats 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 >>

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    September 16, 2010
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    September 10, 2010

    Castro Death Meter: Fidel is 88% Dead, 79% Insane

    ​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:

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    August 12, 2010
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    March 25, 2010

    RPOF Says Alex Sink is Basically Florida's Fidel Castro

    ​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 >>

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    November 12, 2009
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    November 2, 2009

    News Roundup

    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 >>

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    August 6, 2009

    He Buried Che

    Gustavo Villoldo hunted the revolutionary leader. His new weapon: a $1 billion judgment against Fidel.

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    January 15, 2009

    News Roundup

    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 >>

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    February 22, 2008

    Weekly News Wrap - Marlins Look for a Stadium, Pet Amnesty, Oral Sex Invite and 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 >>

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    December 21, 2007

    Weekly News Wrap - Crist, Fidel, Entertainment Scabs and 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 >>

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    November 10, 2007
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    September 6, 2007

    Letters from the Issue of September 6, 2007

    "Fidel has a disease, which is eating his body the same way it ate his mind"

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    December 14, 2006

    Stone Gets Spanked

    "They were both tall and had great shoulders, and so does Fidel"

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    December 22, 2005

    Renegade Radio

    A Miami radio station makes waves — short waves, that is

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    July 29, 2004

    Politics and Policy

    With its severe new Cuba regulations, the Bush administration alienated some Miami exiles, but not the ones who matter

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    May 22, 2003

    Hysterical Blindness

    Cubans on both sides of the Florida Straits are casting off old illusions, so why is U.S. policy stuck in the past?

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    April 17, 2003

    Proposals with Punch

    Swap jailed Cuban spies for jailed Cuban dissidents

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    February 27, 2003

    Letters from the Issue of February 27, 2003

    Cuba after Castro? Don't be left out!

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    February 6, 2003

    Frometal Jacket

    The extreme idealism of F-4 commander Rodolfo Frometa

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    January 16, 2003

    The Hard Lunch Bunch

    Old Miami spooks discuss former times and pending threats

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    December 5, 2002

    Righteous Bombers?

    Miami's non-Muslim mullahs are ready to forgive Castro's accused 2000 assassins

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    October 31, 2002

    Politics & Parties & Power

    How to campaign in the new House District 25? There's always Cuba.

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    May 9, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of May 9, 2002

    It's classics vs. jazz on public radio

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    February 14, 2002

    The War That Never Ends

    More than 40 years after the Bay of Pigs disaster, a new battle erupts over those who died during the invasion

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    August 9, 2001

    Fidel Made Them Do It

    Posada Carriles is in jail -- again -- for plotting against Castro. And again, he's sure it's Castro's fault.

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    April 26, 2001

    Bird of Paradox

    José Basulto, president of Brothers to the Rescue, is a CIA-trained warrior who insists he supports nonviolent resistance. Complicated? Sí, señor.

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    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

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    July 13, 2000

    Jiang Zemin Stuns World, Embraces Democracy

    Letters from the issue of July 13, 2000

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    June 15, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of June 15, 2000

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    May 25, 2000

    Frank Talk About Free Speech

    Attorney Victor Diaz chats up the ACLU's Howard Simon

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    April 20, 2000

    Their Eyes Were Watching Eleggúa

    Miami's Santería devotees are a lot closer to the Elian crisis than people might imagine

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    March 16, 2000

    Cuba Ordinance 101

    A New Times guide to busting the county's Cuba law

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    January 27, 2000

    Beyond Havana

    Life is a matter of quiet persistence in Santa Clara, the town made famous by Che Guevara

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    February 18, 1999

    Cuba's Second Revolution

    Before he was banished from his homeland, Diosmel Rodriguez sowed the seeds of revolt among Cuban farmers

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    November 19, 1998
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    November 12, 1998
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    August 27, 1998

    Alpha Males

    Forty years after Castro's revolution, the men of Alpha 66 talk tough but sometimes snooze

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    April 30, 1998

    Miami's Man in Havana

    Unrepentant leftist, friend to Castro, and loyal Cuban, Max Lesnik continues to defy the ideological mandates of el exilio

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    September 18, 1997

    Remains of the Day

    The Cuban American Defense League wanted a little official recognition. They got it.

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    May 8, 1997

    Castro's Birthday Bash

    Being named as an invited guest would be bad enough, but imagine having your Miami phone number included

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    February 13, 1997

    Overthrow on the Radio

    With a vengeance born of extremists, the radical La Voz de la Resistencia show goes straight for Castro's jugular

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    November 2, 1995

    Capitalist or Commie?

    How a Miami businessman got rich doing business with Cuba - and lived to shout about it

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    June 8, 1994

    Art in Cuba

    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

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    May 4, 1994

    No Peace for Paula

    In Cuba she was a symbol, the Madonna of the Counterrevolution. But in Miami, it's a different kind of fight for Paula Valiente.

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    September 8, 1993

    Meet Miami's Next Mayor

    Political gangster or humble servant, Miriam Alonso wins either way

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    July 14, 1993

    From Moscow to Miami

    When Cuba's top students were sent to the Soviet Union, no one could have guessed they would change from revolutionaries to refugees.

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