• Blogs

    September 23, 2014

    Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus Invades America

    In mid-April, 39-year-old Belkys Jimenez came down with a high fever. She also developed a headache and then severe pain in her muscles and joints. Her feet and ankles became swollen, making walking painful. Jimenez had long battled hypertension, but this was clearly something new. Over the next ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Tropical Storm Chantal Headed For Haiti, May Buzz South Florida By Saturday

    There's a pissed off lady named Chantal getting set to ruin your weekend Wynwood Art Walk plans, Miami. No, no, not that Tootsie's dancer you had a beef with -- it's Tropical Storm Chantal, and it looks to be headed South Florida's direction just in time for the weekend. Chantal earned its name la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    Miami Rum Renaissance Festival: Ten Rums You Probably Haven't Tried Yet

    This year's Miami Rum Renaissance Festival was bigger than ever. In its new home at the Miami Airport Convention Center at the Doubletree by Hilton, there was ample room for rum exhibitors, seminars, and even on outdoor cigar lounge where attendees could enjoy a spirited smoke. Tasting our way thr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Miami Rum Renaissance Festival: Ten New Rums You Haven't Tried Yet

    View photos from Miami Rum Renaissance Festival 2012 at Deauville Beach Resort here.The Miami Rum Renaissance Festival at the Deauville Resort concluded last evening with a 6:45 p.m. "last call", prompting event goers to rush to their favorite rum booth for one last mojito or shot of the elixir favo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Miami Rum Renaissance Returns For Fourth Annual Edition

    ​For Robert, Robert Jr. and Robin Burr, rum isn't just a type of liquor, it's a way of life."[Rum] is an incredible spirit," said the elder Robert, the family's patriarch and founder of Miami's Rum Renaissance, which takes place April 16-22. "And now it's experiencing a renaissance of appreciation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    Top 5 Really Strange Foods of South America and the Caribbean

    via Liz and Dave on TravelpodGuess what.​People to the south of Miami think America's chemical-laden, hormone-injected, infinite shelf-lifed, processed, packaged, industrially produced, lab-tested, factory-farmed food is crazy.But they eat jungle creatures. Now that's weird. Here are our top 5 rea ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 6, 2006

    Le Grande Dame

    Hear the wise words of Maryse Condé

  • News

    September 1, 2005

    Kite-Crazed Dudes

    This wet, hot extreme sport combines the thrill of flying with the threat of grievous bodily harm

  • Bars and Clubs

    May 13, 2004


    Michael Capponi

  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    Jol Virgel

    Amour Amer (Electric Monkey)

  • Music

    May 15, 2003

    Konpa Direk

    D-Zine makes a play for compas supremacy

  • Music

    November 4, 1999

    Compas Hears a New Beat

    Haiti's Strings forges its own style

  • News

    August 12, 1999

    Major Dischord

    When the Caribbean band Kassav failed to appear at a July 25 concert, the cops stepped in. Then the riot started.

  • News

    July 13, 1995

    Everything Is Relative

    Dade and its municipalities have more sister cities than you can shake a nightstick at

  • Music

    July 26, 1994

    Kings & Queens of Marlin Gardens

    Africa Fete gets on the global good foot

  • News

    January 29, 1992