Just before noon July 20, 2012, Aurora, Colorado police chief Dan Oates stood before a microphone in the parking lot outside the suburban Century 16 movie theater where, less than 12 hours earlier, a maniac in a gas mask had thrown smoke bombs and opened fire during a midnight screening of The Dark ... More >>
You know how Donald Trump keeps threatning to run for president? Well, Paraguay's version of Donal Trump, Horacio Cartes, actually did and won. So of course he has a partying son who lives in Miami who gets arrested after a drunken fight after a party in his ritzy condo. Of course he does.
Oh, what have we done to deserve this? In just two short months, iconoclastic synth-pop duo Pet Shop Boys (otherwise known as Mr. Neil Tennant and Mr. Chris Lowe) will be unveiling their 12th studio album, Electric. And then they'll be venturing across our continent for the "Pet Shop Boys' 'Electri ... More >>
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 >>
On July 13, Alexander I. Perez stood underneath a new street sign christening a portion of SE 10th Avenue in front of his Hialeah warehouse as "Banah Sweet Way." A gaggle of local politicos -- including Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez, his Hialeah counterpart Carlos Hernandez, and County Commissione ... More >>
Hugo Chavez has struggled through cancer over the past year, losing his hair, gaining weight and traveling repeatedly to Cuba for surgeries. Chavez has never said precisely what stage of the disease he has, but on Wednesday the Venezuelan president suggested that he knew the source: A secret U.S. ... More >>
In a major development, Cuba went to the United Nations yesterday and announced it wanted it to normalize relations with the United States. However, Michele Bachmann won't have it. Not because of anything like "prove facts" or a "rationale and informed understanding of the issue," but because she ... More >>
Cuba's crawl toward the 20th Century took a few major steps this week when the Communist regime -- which has struck oil offshore -- announced it would ease up on free-market restrictions and build an undersea cable to hook up with Chávez in Venezuela.The cable -- which will run 3,125 miles linking ... More >>
A still from Sebastian Junger's doc Restrepo about the frontlines in Afghanistan. What's free in the 305 this week? With the exception of one World-Cup-themed film, it's the week of testosterone-fueled book readings. There's a cranky British intellectual, a suave racecar driver, an embedded journ ... More >>
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Self-taught artists with mental illness shine at MCPA Gallery.
Victims of a Bolivian massacre seek justice in Miami.
CiFo's latest batch of up-and-comers casts a wary eye to the north
The culture of Paraguay comes alive
Violent shootouts and dangerous love in the visceral cop series update
Drugs, guns, violence, beauty, style, and the illusory world of Miami Vice
A: Nothing is free, life isn't fair, and the debate rages on
A quick look at our amigos from Toronto to Tierra del Fuego
In 1988, Ron Shelton made Bull Durham. In 2002, it couldn't be done.
He stumbled into a group of Muslim extremists with plans to attack America. Then he stumbled into Miami. Today Shaheed Mohamed is nowhere to be found.
Hamas is as close as Ecuador. And they're arguing about American targets.
Mad cow disease, part 3
From his modest headquarters in Little Haiti, polka legend Li'l Wally Jagiello spreads happiness the world over
Everyone seems to love the Florida commander of the Army Corps of Engineers. So why do his superiors want him to leave?
You live in Rio de Janeiro and you've got a little problem with an overzealous police force. Your difficulties could be solved with a few hundred assault rifles and a couple of tons of ammo. Welcome to Miami!
Dade and its municipalities have more sister cities than you can shake a nightstick at
You're a very important person. Someone with influence. A big-shot bureaucrat. A friggin' Dade County Commissioner! And when you travel, you expect those airlines to understand that you want to go first class all the way.