Two weeks ago, Riptide broke the story that Shawn Loftis -- known on film as Collin O'Neal -- was canned from his Miami Dade Public Schools substitute teaching job when a principal found out about his prolific gay porn career. Loftis tells us he still plans to fight the firing. In the meant ... 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 >>
Nine months ago, former Cuban President Fidel Castro said Osama bin Laden was a CIA agent who never failed to pop up when George W. Bush needed a foil. "Bush never lacked for bin Laden's support," Castro said at the time. "He was a subordinate."Now that bin Laden is gone, however, el comanda ... More >>
walksydneystreets.netRefreshing! Like Cuba's economic reformsOver the past decade, Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez has become the Cuban government's number one supporter. His oil subsidies help keep the embargoed island afloat and, in return, he welcomes Cuban doctors to Caracas's poor, inner-c ... 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 >>
Hey, have you heard? Fidel Castro might totally be dying! Seriously, some guy who served Riptide a café cubano on Calle Ocho says his brother in Matanzas is tight with Fidel's chauffeur's third cousin who told him that Fidel is ALREADY DEAD.Hey, it's as reliable a source as any on the bearded one's ... More >>
Fidel and Vladimir Gundjaev The haggard remains of Fidel Castro made headlines earlier this month for meeting with a Russian Orthodox priest in Havana. The story was newsworthy mostly because the meeting produced the first photo of the ailing Cuban dictator since early this summer. But a larger ... More >>
Just the Funny finds a home for its comedy.
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El Jefe and Hef turn 81
Enrique Santos and Joe Ferrero
Caught between Iraq and a hard-line place
When trade sanctions, bluster, and a few bombs don't work, you gotta try something else
The Everglades, dead fish, and dictators
They came to Miami. They gathered publicly. They showed no fear. And they trashed the Cuba embargo.
You've seen the revolutionary photo, now here's the soap opera
Every year millions of your dollars are pumped into Radio and TV Martí. What do you get in return?
Where can terrorists find safe harbor? If you're of the Cuban exile variety, right here.
If you disagree with what they do, why defend their right to do it?
In his native Cuba he was a film star. Here in the States he's just another car salesman with a dream.
Could Rick Sanchez, Miami's most notorious journalistic windbag, actually be an agent of Fidel Castro?
Correspondence from our readers
Delusions of candor
Why Cubans Call the Ministry of Culture the "Mystery of Culture"
A pair of Miami filmmakers head to Sundance with a new motion picture about a congressman turned Castro spy
Bernardo Benes helped free hundreds of Cuban political prisoners twenty years ago. Hardliners in Miami hate him for it.
Unrepentant leftist, friend to Castro, and loyal Cuban, Max Lesnik continues to defy the ideological mandates of el exilio
Way back in 1998 the citizens of Dade County rose up and declared themselves an independent republic. Then the hangover hit.
Exactly 36 years ago the Central Intelligence Agency blew it at the Bay of Pigs. For an encore it created the biggest commando operation in U.S. history -- right here in South Florida. It's time for a sentimental tour.
Marion and Orlando de Cardenas aided Fidel Castro when the Cuban revolution was still a daydream, not a bad dream
For more than fifteen years, master Castro imitator Armando Roblan has been sending up El Tirano
You may admire him or you may find him disgusting. But at least you've got to hand it to him: Jorge Mas Canosa has got clout.
In the turbulent and often virulent world of Spanish-language radio, two things are certain: Fidel will be the debate, and Tomas Garcia Fuste will prevail
Diario las Americas published a propagandized version of a dispatch from Havana. Cuban officials blamed it on the writer.