For over a decade, Interpol has been one of the premier outfits flying the ever-vague flag of indie rock. In 2002, when the group's debut full-length, Turn on the Bright Lights, dropped, it showcased a band that was mostly without peer in its ability to pump new life into post-punk sounds that were ... More >>
Nicaragua, land of lakes and volcanoes, is just as much a land of food. On a recent four-day trip to visit a close friend living in León, I learned to travel, drink, and eat like a Nica. My only regret? That I didn't get to try iguana, á la Anthony Bourdain (apparently it's illegal). León is a ... More >>
Earlier this week, Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez announced that he'll be undergoing cancer surgery for the fourth time in less than two years. Chavez, who has held power in Venezuela since 1999, apparently isn't too optimistic about his chances; he's already named a successor to take his position ... More >>
In a few short weeks, the world's eyes will turn to Havana as a powerful but highly controversial leader with millions of devout followers lands to shake hands with Fidel Castro. No, no, not the pope -- he's not coming until sometime this spring. We're talking about Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the dour ... More >>
SilliCilli's on FlikrHistoric leaking.There's been a lot of leaking lately. First, it was Mel Gibson's heavy-breathing tirade, and now something that is just a tad more relevant -- WikiLeaks' releasing thousands of pages of allegedly classified documents pertaining to the War in Af ... More >>
Jacob KatelChef Andrea Curto-Randazzo shows her knife technique.Chef Andrea Curto-Randazzo and her husband Frank own Talula (23rd Street and Collins Avenue, Miami Beach). They've been working together since they met while working together at Tribeca Grill in New York City. Here's a story Andrea t ... More >>
Alfresco gigs are just part of this band's plans for local domination.
Cubans get pissed, an artist gets even, and the supreme prosecutor of the Cuban revolution gets booted from Dadeland.
Salsa star Luis Enrique tries new beats and — ¡que pena! — says adios to the ponytail
The new, not-entirely-improved lifeguard shacks are making South Beach locals cringe
He left the war behind to enter a whole new controversy
Latin alternative goes vintage with the re-release of a legendary collection
The good old days He fled faster than Anastasio Somoza the night the Sandinistas stormed Managua in the summer of 1979. And I say good riddance to Nick Saban. I'm not going to rant endlessly about the treacherous sucker punch he landed on the franchise. In an interview with Dan Le Batard, Don ... More >>
A journalist, a kick-ass story, a suicide
I am a Nicaraguan by the grace of God
Just a retiree collecting a pension, police brutality, defensive art scenesters
Clandestine meetings and a hungry press
From street corners and medians, vendors scrape by without walls
Sharing the stories of those who come by sea
Everyone could use a little help making it through the FTAA in one piece
La Moderna Poesia
Old Miami spooks discuss former times and pending threats
At the Hispanic Theatre Festival, all the Spanish-speaking world was a stage
Where can terrorists find safe harbor? If you're of the Cuban exile variety, right here.
Why would a man sullied by Iran-contra and illegal propaganda campaigns be a Bush nominee? Good question.
Is the county commissioner simply a lousy bookkeeper, or is there reason for suspicion?
Is it a harmless political party, or is it a cult?
Luis Enrique finally gets his live sound on tape
Tom Wolfe gets drowned out by the Latin dot-com hype
He was raised to be a soldier by the contras in Nicaragua. When he came to South Florida, he found his calling as a gang warlord.
"Welcome to the Hood"
Is the Clash still the only band that matters?
Miami's "Buenos Dias, America" crew
P-Funk to the sixth dimension
Was Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega really a drug trafficker? Or is it possible he was set up by the U.S. government? Try asking a few dozen people who should know.
In Miami breaking bread has become an intricate part of breaking the law
A conservative Nicaraguan presidential candidate nabs the City of Miami's endorsement
Pounding down in Lolitaville with the centrifugion of the Terrors
To Panama's incarcerated Maximum Leader, he is a link to the outside world. But who exactly is Rudolfo Castrell?
Want to make a little easy money? Whatever you do, don't go into business hawking hot dogs on the street. It's a jungle out there.