Roger Goun via Wikimedia CommonsFormer New Mexico Gov. and UN ambassador Bill Richardson is in Havana on secret biz.Well, it took 13 months, but we were right: a top-level US diplomat is visiting Cuba.And although former New Mexico governor and UN Ambassador Bill Richardson is no Hillary Clinton, ... More >>
David Rivera dressed as a UPS man for some reason. (Click to enlarge.)Here's a disturbing contrast in the way the U.S. media approaches political scandals: One congressman accidentally tweets a picture of his boxer-brief-clad boner, and a week's worth of wall-to-wall media coverage ends in teary ... More >>
By Michael McElroyJames Cason's battle with Cuba continues.Cuba's communist government is looking to disrupt James Cason's run for Coral Gables mayor, bringing some Cold War era spookiness to the City Beautiful's election season. Earlier this month, the American ex-diplomat, whom Fidel Castro nic ... More >>
The National Committee to Free the Cuban Five is making much ado about a couple of "important" legal briefs. It's time for the final appeal of the five Castro spies convicted of espionage, conspiracy to commit murder, and other illegal activities in the U.S. The group will even hold a news confer ... More >>
Newly elected Rep. David Rivera's ethics troubles continue to be a source of shame for both his Republican party and his Miami-Dade constituency. The Associated Press has added more charges to his ever-growing list of suspicious dealings with money. The news wire reports that over the eight y ... More >>
David Rivera may have spent the last eight years filing the shadiest disclosure forms this side of Tom DeLay, but that doesn't mean Miami-Dade voters shouldn't have a chance to vote for the guy. So says Judge Jerald Bagley, who just dismissed a lawsuit to remove Rivera from the ballot.Bagley didn ... More >>
David Rivera, Republican candidate for Florida's 25th congressional seatA Miami lawyer and a Joe Garcia supporter are suing to kick his opponent, Republican David Rivera, off the ballot for congressional district 25.Lawyers representing Garcia supporter Maria Teresa Pascual and attorney William B ... More >>
For the past seven years David Rivera, a Republican state legislator now running for congress in district 25, has filed sworn documents claiming that besides his salary from the state his main source of income has been from U.S. Agency for International Development. Well, The Miami Herald contact ... More >>
Photo via U.S. State Department websiteApparently, the Cold War is not what it used to be. First we find out that the no-longer-so-Soviet Union (aka Russia) still has spies in the U.S. but they are totally lame and shop at Costco. Now Cuba teams up with the Catholic Church and announces it will r ... More >>
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Vilified by animal protectionists, indicted for smuggling, praised by the feds. Matthew Block surprised everyone. Maybe even himself.