The photo is reminiscent of a poster for The Sopranos. Three men dressed in natty suits with slicked-back hair saunter down a dimly lit, brick-paved alley. They leave little room to pass. It seems like they are intentionally blocking someone's path. The pretty boy on the left scrunches his face as i ... More >>
Over the years, several Americans have sought refuge in Fidel Castro's Cuba for legal and political reasons, but it until now no one has tried to do so because they're afraid of Paris Hilton. In case you've missed Art Basel week's stupidest celebrity gossip, let us catch you up. Actress Lindsay Lo ... More >>
In the lakeside tourist city of Granada, Nicaragua, visitors strolling along La Calle Libertad come upon a blue Colonial-style building with a small sign reading, "Salon La Libertad." On a recent afternoon, a slim Cuban-American woman with short blonde hair and intense blue eyes chats on her cellpho ... More >>
Poor Ozzie Guillen. Baseball season just got started and already the Miami Marlins skipper has inserted his foot in his mouth.The controversial Venezuelan born manager had the audacity to praise Cuban dictator Fidel Castro in an upcoming issue of Time magazine and all hell has broken loose in Miami' ... More >>
When Fidel Castro swept down from the mountains and routed Fulgencio Batista's forces, one of the first things his revolutionary regime did was to seize the property of American citizens and companies.In the more than 50 years since, nearly 6,000 American citizens have filed certified claims agai ... More >>
"His papi swallowed a bunch of pills and committed suicide. Would we blame George Bush for every suicide of an Iraqi in Iraq?"
Gustavo Villoldo hunted the revolutionary leader. His new weapon: a $1 billion judgment against Fidel.
T. J. English's best-selling book, Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba and Then Lost It to the Revolution, went over like a lead balloon in certain corners of El Exilio. The book paints Fulgencio Batista as a corrupt leader all too willing to play ball -- and take kickbacks -- from powerful ... More >>
Green fatigues in the Gables.
Haters and lawsuits threaten Miami's infamous celebrity gossip export.
Betrayed by the U.S. government and their own country, they want to be remembered.
An outlaw and former spook takes on the Venezuelan dictator
A new documentary portrays a little-told and very local history
The real story behind that wacky run at George W.
The Diaz-Balart family
Caught between Iraq and a hard-line place
"I always say this is a mafia, but a peaceful mafia."
Every year millions of your dollars are pumped into Radio and TV Martí. What do you get in return?
Miami mayoral candidate Manny Diaz may look like an outsider, but his political history places him squarely on the inside
If you want to know where many of Miami's social and political elite got their start, check the playgrounds at Belén
Radio and TV Martí are supposed to remain above politics and provide Cubans with unbiased news. This is not a joke; it only seems like one.
For decades Estrella Rubio has been a street-level general in el exilio's army. But her style of leadership, along with her health, is now fading fast.
In the island's countryside the land is lovely, the people are humble, and life is unforgiving
From the issue of December 28, 2000
Letters from the issue of June 1, 2000
Life is a matter of quiet persistence in Santa Clara, the town made famous by Che Guevara
For Homestead's working poor, the thought of joining a union can be frightening. So how do you fight the fear?
Before he was banished from his homeland, Diosmel Rodriguez sowed the seeds of revolt among Cuban farmers
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
In the shadows of the skyscrapers lies a quaint little slice of Miami's past known as Southside. Soon it will be wiped from the face of the earth.
Marion and Orlando de Cardenas aided Fidel Castro when the Cuban revolution was still a daydream, not a bad dream
A Cuban embezzler built it, anti-Batista guerrillas trained in it, Nicaraguan refugees lived in it, and Frank Robinson played baseball in it. Now somebody has to step to the plate and save Bobby Maduro Miami Stadium.
Cuban exile and WRHC-AM sports talk-show host Minito Navarro has always had a passion for punchers
Political gangster or humble servant, Miriam Alonso wins either way