Rene Gonzalez

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    The Five Best Women's Boutiques in Miami

    Is it just us, or do Miami women spend more time shopping than anywhere else in the world? Ladies in the 305 do more than just embrace the "women be shopping" stereotype -- they abuse the crap out of it. And why not? Whether it's a slammin' party that Diddy, Cavalli, or Usher is throwing, a Sunday F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2014

    Cuban Five Member Released from Prison, Headed Back to Cuba

    And then there were three. Fernando Gonzalez walked out of a U.S. federal prison in Arizona today after spending 15 years behind bars on charges that he was part of a Fidel Castro-backed Cuban spy ring. Though, he's not a free man quite yet. He was released to immigration officials and will be dep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Elian Gonzalez Turns 18, Calls 'Cuban Five' Spy To Celebrate

    Elian Gonzalez​Elian Gonzalez is all growed up! Miami's favorite raft-boy turned Cuban propaganda machine turned 18 last night, and in proper Revolutionary fashion celebrated not with a pack of cigarettes or a bottle of rum from his parents liquor stash but with a phone call to Rene Gonzalez, a "C ... More >>

  • News

    June 4, 2009

    Spies in the Magic City

    The Supreme Court will decide whether to reconsider conviction of the Cuban Five.

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008

    Cuban 5 Convictions Upheld Again. Next Stop: Supreme Court

    The Cuban 5 Ten years after the world was shocked, astounded, blown away, and all that stuff to learn that Fidel Castro had sent spies to check on Miami's exiles, we may finally stop hearing about em. The United States Court of Appeals in Atlanta today denied a defense request for a hearing to reco ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 19, 2006

    Ella's Gift

    Cifo is an oasis in a desert of concrete rot

  • Calendar

    October 2, 2003

    Mighty Museums

    MAM extols the art of architecture

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    Terrorists, but Our Terrorists

    Where can terrorists find safe harbor? If you're of the Cuban exile variety, right here.

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Mother Knows Best

    And that goes for mothers of convicted Cuban spies, too

  • News

    March 15, 2001

    What Spies Beneath

    Okay, so they really were spying for Cuba, but not in a bad way

  • News

    February 22, 2001

    Inside the Wasp's Nest

    In the cloak-and-dagger world of a Cuban chief spook, Puerto Rican music magazines, wet beepers, and pregnancies can cause unexpected turbulence

  • News

    February 1, 2001

    Cuban Missive Crisis

    For years the infamous Wasp Network collected reams of data on Miami's anti-Castro forces -- and the sundry, sometimes bizarre, attempts to infiltrate them

  • News

    January 22, 1998

    The Quintana Plan

    Exile architect Nicolas Quintana hopes to save Havana, the city of his birth, from the perils of overdevelopment