Gustavo Villoldo

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    September 22, 2010

    New Times Finalist For 10 Press Club Awards

    ​Miami New Times was shortlisted for ten awards for Excellence in Journalism from the Florida Press Club, with staff writer Tim Elfrink a finalist for four awards. Gus Garcia-Roberts is finalist for two awards, while Francisco Alvarado, Kyle Muzenreider, and Pam Shavalier are also nominated.

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    January 14, 2010

    Dear Cuban Communist Youth Newspaper: Please Stop Misquoting New Times Stories

    Hey, Fidel, you might wanna take a break from the sex maniac routine to take a hard look at the University of Havana's journalism programs. We're beginning to get the impression your state publication's reporters are less than entirely committed to the truth. via Juventud Rebelde Nancy Pavon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Castro's Propaganda Rag Responds to Our Story About Che Hunter Gustavo Villoldo

    It's so nice to know Fidel is still reading our work. Now if he could just get his propaganda rag to quit twisting our stories around. ​This weekend, Granma finally responded to our piece about Gustavo Villoldo, the man who buried Che Guevara and won a $1 billion judgment against Fidel Castro in a ... More >>

  • News

    August 13, 2009

    Letters from the Issue of August 13, 2009

    "His papi swallowed a bunch of pills and committed suicide. Would we blame George Bush for every suicide of an Iraqi in Iraq?"

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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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    May 29, 2009

    Miami Man Wins $1 Billion in Imaginary Money from Che and Fidel

    Gustavo Villoldo, an ex-CIA operative who claims to have personally buried Che Guevara, was awarded a settlement today of $1 billion from Guevara and Fidel Castro by Miami-Dade Judge Peter Adrian. Villoldo claims that the pair was personally responsible for his father's suicide. It's the largest civ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    But Wait: Attorney Says Bay of Pigs Vet Will Collect That $1 Billion From Castro

    First Fidel Castro's cronies took his father's car dealership. Then, they took his father's life.Time to Pay Up, BuddNow, Gustavo Villoldo has a legal verdict for $1 billion against El Commandante himself. And he fully intends to collect, as crazy as it sounds.Miami-Dade County Judge Peter Adrien aw ... More >>

  • News

    November 8, 2007

    Could Che Guevara Be Cloned?

    Riptide investigates the odds of a new generation of revolutionaries

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    October 26, 2007

    Che Guevara's Hair Sells for $119,000 to Houston Man Who Loves to Shop

    From the sound of it, Butler & Sons Books in Rosenberg, which is about 20 miles west of Houston, is just your average rare-book store, selling for a couple thou first editions of All the King's Men, Tarzan of the Apes and other treasured tomes. Bill Butler bills his joint as "An Intellectual's Ice H ... More >>