Manuel Noriega: former Panamanian dictator, former decades-long resident of Miami-Dade's Federal Correctional Institute, unwilling video game star. Yes, Noriega was featured as a character in Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and now he's suing the video game makers from his Panamanian jail ... More >>
Pop the Dom. Buss that wallet open. Hit the ATM. Repeat. If you've never done Memorial Day in Miami, here is a warning: It's going to get expensive. The bottles aren't cheap. And neither are the hookups. But if you wanna party (or you know, remember the men and women who died while serving in the U ... More >>
While Floridians were busy re-electing Barack Obama, voters in Puerto Rico yesterday participated in a referendum posing a fundamental question to their political status with the United States: statehood or no statehood?The first question on the two-part referendum asked voters if they wanted to cha ... More >>
Howard Knepper wants your vote for president. He also wants to invade Cuba. Most importantly, however, he wants you to tell you a story about a chimpanzee named Jerome and his donuts.The completely unheard of Republican businessman from North Miami doesn't seem to have raised any money. And he doesn ... More >>
The Allman Brothers are legends of Southern rock. And they rep Georgia hard. But their Florida roots are stronger than a Daytona chrome pipe. Michael Allman, son of Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and guitar god Gregg Allman, tours all over America spreading his family's blend of roots, rock, and bl ... More >>
In another public reaffirmation of his belief that gay people are going to make America lose wars, Florida Republican Congressman Allen West said at a dinner in Plant City Saturday night that "when you take the military and you tell it they must conform to the individual's behavior, then it' ... More >>
The Pakistani government and military is facing tough criticism after Osama bin Laden was found living rather comfortably in a large city in their country just minutes from Pakistan's top military training academy. Rep. Allen West of Broward and Palm Beach, ever the reactionary Republican, is lea ... More >>
Fidel gets emotional talking about "The Cuban Five"Trade between the U.S. and Cuba may be reaching its nadir, but prisoner exchanges seem to be just getting started.On the day when paraplegic political prisoner Ariel Sigler Amaya arrived in Miami, a video of Fidel Castro shows the jefe supremo pr ... More >>
Tea Party fave Marco Rubio has been urged by the Council on American-Islamic Relations to boycott a North Florida event headlined by Brigitte Gabriel, a fiery anti-Islam speaker. But the event's organizer says Gabriel is staying on the schedule -- and Rubio should think twice about declining his ... More >>
Venezuela and Colombia are starting to become the Ned Flandars and Homer Simpson of Latin America: two neighbors with very different world views that are really starting to hate each other.Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez has even implied that if Juan Manuel Santos, the chosen successor of curre ... More >>
Antonio GuerreroAntonio Guerrero, a member of a group of men collectively known at the Cuban Five, has had his sentence reduced from life in prison to 21 years and 10 months. Taking into account time served and good behavior, Guerrero could be out of jail in seven years, his lawyer says.Guer ... More >>
As we prepare for the dawning of the age of Obama in exactly two weeks, this weekend provided another reminder it's going to take more than a feel-great election and historic inauguration to clean up the mess of the past eight years.Obama has promised time and again to quickly shutter the detention ... More >>
All aboard the Eighties way-back machine for Mike Nichols's good time Charlie.
"Miami has lost a premier shooting facility. What a pity!"
A conversation with director James Longley
A Soldier's Fugue offers the view from the ground, times three
New Orleans artists take to the road for a rebound
Shock jocks, Lincoln Road obstructions, patriots gay and straight
Images of aggression from the boardroom to the battlefield
Dead rats, bad food, and treasonous gay advertising
Hurricane season howls again
The day that independent Haiti turns 200 years old
By Nina Korman
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?
Cubans on both sides of the Florida Straits are casting off old illusions, so why is U.S. policy stuck in the past?
Is Miami Beach secretly racist?
Hard Rock Café
Panamanian pianist Danilo Perez takes diplomacy as seriously as he does jazz
As Miami's Cuban spy trial makes clear, the airwaves are full of intrigue, and all you need is a radio
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.
Local black leaders are wondering why the U.S. Justice Department called them together to chew the fat about Guantanamo
A unique mansion built by an aviation legend sits in disrepair. Miami Springs officials sit scratching their heads. The wrecking ball sits nearby.