Is the Florida government about to enter a fray that already included the NCAA and University of Miami? State Senator Joe Abruzzo (D-Wellington) sure hopes so. He's written a letter to state Attorney General Pam Bondi asking her to investigate the NCAA.
It's one thing that Mitt Romney passed over Cuban-American Marco Rubio for Paul Ryan, but it's quite another that Ryan has a history of support for lifting the Cuban embargo. Ryan's flip-flopping voting record on the issue certainly has Miami talking on the day Romney comes to town.Ryan arrived in C ... More >>
Cuba has been a communist state for more than 50 years, but that doesn't mean there isn't lots of underground capitalism going on. For almost as long as the United States has had a trade embargo on the island nation, there's been a significant amount of black-market activity. You can place all s ... More >>
Miami New Times has kicked some ass in the last decade. We have changed the course of the city and it has changed us. What follows is a list of some of our most significant stories -- of course, everyone has their own opinions. What are yours?Admitting TerrorBy Bob NormanThe immigration service's ... More >>
"His papi swallowed a bunch of pills and committed suicide. Would we blame George Bush for every suicide of an Iraqi in Iraq?"
Last time President Obama had a surprise opening for Commerce Secretary The League of United Latin American Citizens sent a him a list of ten possible candidates including Mayor Manny Diaz. Well, here we are again with another opening for Commerce, and LULAC again sent their list. Missing this ... More >>
This President Obama fellow has sure had a hard time filling his cabinet. After Gov. Richardson withdrew from consideration to be Commerce Secretary, Obama called on Republican Senator Judd Gregg to fill the slot. Turns out the Republican doesn't see eye to eye ideologically with noted Socialist Bar ... More >>
Have a beer with the Peace Corps at Shuckers.
Our sister paper in Minnesota, City Pages, is reporting that state's governor, Tim Pawlenty has flip-flopped on the trade embargo with Cuba. The reason: ambition. Pawlenty would like to become John McCain's VP. The Repubnant Arizonan wants Miami Cubans' support. So Pawlenty contradicted his own a ... More >>
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A South Florida rancher is using bovine diplomacy to improve relations with the island nation
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Much to AT&T's dismay, foreign companies have found a way around the restrictions on calling Cu ba from the U.S. -- for now, at least