A recent survey asked Latin American citizens to choose the city in which they'd most like to live. They overwhelming picked Miami, with just less than a fourth of the vote. Which once again proves the Magic City really is the capital of Latin America.
Medialunas Calentitas debuted quietly in Brickell nearly three months ago. The fledgling restaurant chain from Punta del Este, Uruguay has locations in its founding city, as well as Montevideo and José Ignacio. It has a presence in Paraguay and Brazil, too. Its Brickell outpost, located at 919 Bric ... More >>
The Río de la Plata (or River Plate) is a 140 mile-wide estuary that separates Argentina and Uruguay. It's also the place of confluence for the diverse folk music styles Latin Grammy Award-winning Argentinian-Uruguayan collective Bajofondo began blending into their idiosyncratic Rioplantense ele ... More >>
Tango music is so sexy that women's juices flow as soon as they hear its sultry sound. The music -- born of a mix between African and European influences in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Montevideo, Uruguay -- has been leaving dance floors sticky, hot, and wet since the 1890s. The dance involve ... More >>
via bishop-accountability.orgGeorge Neville RuckerA defrocked Los Angeles priest accused of sexually molesting 33 girls shipped off yesterday from the Bahamas for a three-month tour of South America on a South Florida based cruise line.Voyages of Discovery, a Fort Lauderdale-based cruise company, ... More >>
Bajofondo dredges wide and deep.
It's been awhile since the world has heard anything out of the Cuban emigres, Orishas. The group, which captured the hearts and eardrums of world music fans back in 1999, did put out the album, Antidiotico, a few months back, but that was mainly filled with their past hits and didn't offer a whole l ... More >>
Drugs, guns, violence, beauty, style, and the illusory world of Miami Vice
Donna Weaver hoped to get help from the FBI in finding her husband. Instead she got crooked agents working with violent drug dealers
Cabaret examines contemporary romance
If a man is known by the company he keeps, then FBI boss Hector Pesquera has a problem
Jaime Roos sings of exile, Uruguayan superstardom, and his love for the Beatles
A quirky series celebrates Latin food and culture on the big screen
This year's festival has lots to offer from lots of Latin countries, though generally on the light side
When Dave Valentin calls, Miami Beach jazz fans respond
From the issue of January 18, 2001
Forget Jerry and Phil. When it comes to Spanish TV, Miami's own Pedro Sevcec is the tiger of talk.