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    August 18, 2014

    Ferguson, Missouri, and Trayvon Prove America Is No Democracy For Blacks

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Today, Luke addresses the clash between residents and cops in Ferguson, MO. The protests and riots in Ferguson, Missouri are providing proof the ... More >>

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    December 17, 2013

    With Mandela's Death, It's Time Miami's Leaders Said They Are Sorry For the Snub

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke recalls Miami's shunning of a great late icon. As world leaders memorialized Nelson Mandela last week in Johannesburg, Miami media ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012
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    October 9, 2012

    How Mitt Romney Can Win Florida's Hearts and Minds: Kidnap Castro, Bake Croquetas

    Mitt Romney made Barack Obama his bitch during last week's presidential debate. He lied and obfuscated; flip-flopped and feigned outrage; flapped his finely manicured hands and blamed Obama for allegedly leading us down the path to socialist serfdom. Unsurprisingly, the mainstream media promptly rew ... More >>

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    February 29, 2012

    Hugo Chávez's Six-Song Deathbed Playlist

    ​Among the most politically polarizing figures in modern times, Venezuelan "president" Hugo Chávez has had the rare distinction of sharing the worldwide stage with other high-energy luminaries like Muammar Gaddafi (d. 2011), Kim Jong-il (d. 2011), Evo Morales, Fidel and Raul Castro, Daniel Ortega ... More >>

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    December 19, 2011

    Kim Jong Il Dies; Fidel Castro Nearly Alone Atop Elderly A-Hole Club

    ​How many more ruthless, brutal dictators are going to kick the authoritarian bucket this year before Calle Oche finally gets to hold that damn parade? Fidel Castro's rolodex of entrenched, old-timey leaders is getting dangerously thin.Muammar Gaddafi: whacked. Ali Saleh: deposed. Zine Ben Ali: to ... More >>

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    November 1, 2011

    Your Riptide Guide to Today's Elections (With Help From Mickey Rourke)

    ​Hey, it's your favorite morning of the year! The one where you stumble out of bed to realize you spent the night next to a stranger dressed like Muammar Gaddafi (too soon?), scrape the caked zombie makeup off your face and stumble to work through a grade-five hangover. But then on the way, you ge ... More >>

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    October 20, 2011

    Hugo Chavez Says He's Cancer Free

    ​Obviously the big dictator news of the day is the death of Muammar Gaddafi. Though, Gaddafi's close ally in Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, chose today to make a big public announcement that he's free of cancer. Not that the announcement is likely to do away with chatter about his health.

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    September 22, 2011

    Top Ten Romantic Revenge Songs

    ​Today is Dave Coulier's birthday. And unless you've been hiding out in the Tanner's basement with Jodie Sweetin and a meth pipe for the last two decades, you oughta know that Alanis Morissette's biggest single, "You Oughta Know" is allegedly about Dave Coulier, AKA Uncle Joey from Full House. "Cu ... More >>

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    September 1, 2011
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    June 27, 2011

    Where in the Hell is Hugo Chavez?

    Help us find Hugo.​Where in the hell is Hugo Chavez?The normally voluble Venezuelan president has been missing for nearly a month. The official explanation is that he's recovering from surgery to remove a pelvic abscess in Cuba, but rumors abound.Is he pissing into the Mississippi to make it flood ... More >>

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    May 2, 2011

    Osama Bin Laden "Removed" by Pope John Paul II, says Peruvian President Alan Garcia

    wikimedia commonsDo you believe in miracles? Alan Garcia does, just not the nice, feel-good kind.​Pope John Paul II may have died six years ago, but the recently beatified Pole still packs quite a holy punch. At least, so believes Peruvian president Alan Garcia, who credited JPII for "removing" Os ... More >>

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    March 15, 2011

    Hugo Chavez Rallies Against Boob Jobs

    ​Move over, America. Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has found a new evil to target: boob jobs. He might actually have a point, for once. Venezuela has become one of the biggest markets in the world for breast augmentation, and the plastic surgery trend has become so severe that often women who ... More >>

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    March 1, 2011

    Lat Am Round-Up: Leaders Play Game of Libyan Hot Potato

    Agência Brasil via Wikimedia CommonsHugo Chavez: democratically elected, but a supporter of Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi​What do Hugo Chavez, Daniel Ortega, and Fidel Castro have in common? Berets, cigars, military fatigues, state-controlled economies... Errr... scratch that. This could take ... More >>

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    February 23, 2011

    Fidel Castro Thinks NATO Will Invade Libya for Oil

    ​As Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi has gone straight up tyrant in his country by ordering the killing of protesters seeking an end to his rule, some of his close allies across Latin America seem to be sticking with him. In fact, Fidel Castro thinks that the protests will be used as an excuse for th ... More >>

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    January 13, 2010

    "Fidel" Supports Conan. The Guy Who's Really to Blame for NBC's Mess? Miami's Own Jeff Zucker

    ​Man, it seems like everyone has an opinion on NBC's Conan O'Brien/Jay Leno disaster. Even, apparently, Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.Just about every late night show has devoted most of its monologue to the situation, and O'Brien's tonight show is no different. Last night, among his many bits, Cona ... More >>

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    October 21, 1999


    Willy Chirino gets slippery

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    September 25, 1997

    The Baba Chronicles

    For some people, African millionaire Foutanga Dit Babani Sissoko was a dream come true. For others he was a nightmare.

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    August 28, 1997

    Once and Future Kings

    Not so long ago the infamous Latin Kings ruled Miami's gangland streets. Now their missionaries are bringing a new message.

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    February 27, 1997

    Glorious & Notorious

    Casablanca had Rick's; Vegas had the Stardust; Miami's cocaine jazz age had the decadent Mutiny Hotel

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    October 3, 1990

    A South African Odyssey

    If Shooting really starts, whites aren't going to be there

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    September 26, 1990