World Politics

  • News

    October 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Moussavi Supporters Protest Iran Elections in Downtown Miami

    Ann Horwich-ScholefieldProtester at yesterday's Iran protest in downtown Miami.Think all the craziness in Iran is far away and meaningless to you? Think again. For two hours yesterday, from around 6 to 8 p.m., the plaza near The Torch of Friendship was taken over by a crowd of about 200 people wavi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 14, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    So, Who's Going to Lose to Charlie?

    Absent amongst all this hullabaloo over who might seek the senate seat in 2010 is any murmur, any indication, any rumor of who the Dems might put up for Governor. Yeah, there's this wild card chance that Charlie Crist might run for senate, and if that happens expect CFO Alex Sink to declare her cand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    GOP Governors To Get Their Nails Did

    Got her toes done up, wit her finger nails matching This week's Republican Governor's Conference in Miami will be one of the first major meetings among party powers to decide the future of that sad ol' party. Though, this is Miami and the GOP knows it's the best place to relax and blow off steam aft ... More >>

  • News

    October 11, 2007

    War on Hugo Chávez

    An outlaw and former spook takes on the Venezuelan dictator

  • Music

    June 7, 2007
  • Blogs

    April 27, 2007
  • News

    August 12, 2004
  • News

    July 29, 2004

    Triumph of the Zealots

    A small cadre of exile fanatics now controls the Bush administration's Cuba policy, and Fidel Castro couldn't be happier

  • News

    April 8, 2004

    Cows to Cuba

    A South Florida rancher is using bovine diplomacy to improve relations with the island nation

  • News

    January 1, 2004

    Exile on Main Street

    A thorn in the side of both el exilio and the regime, Eloy Gutierrez-Menoyo waits for U.S.-Cuba relations to thaw even as his assets are frozen

  • News

    November 13, 2003
  • News

    November 13, 2003

    All Around the Neighborhood

    A quick look at our amigos from Toronto to Tierra del Fuego

  • News

    October 9, 2003

    Free as a Jailbird in Havana

    When ex-con Mario Mora was deported to Cuba, he swapped one prison for another

  • News

    May 22, 2003

    Return of Three Mile Island?

    Exelon plans to build a new nuclear power plant. Ho-hum.

  • News

    April 10, 2003


    Caught between Iraq and a hard-line place

  • News

    February 20, 2003
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    February 20, 2003

    Dialogue: The Final Frontier

    When trade sanctions, bluster, and a few bombs don't work, you gotta try something else

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Frometal Jacket

    The extreme idealism of F-4 commander Rodolfo Frometa

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Politics & Parties & Power

    How to campaign in the new House District 25? There's always Cuba.

  • Film

    September 5, 2002

    Vote Here

    An election enables Secret Ballot to explore social relations in modernizing Iran

  • News

    April 11, 2002

    Heretics in the House

    They came to Miami. They gathered publicly. They showed no fear. And they trashed the Cuba embargo.

  • News

    April 4, 2002


    You've seen the revolutionary photo, now here's the soap opera

  • News

    March 28, 2002

    Incessant Static

    Every year millions of your dollars are pumped into Radio and TV Martí. What do you get in return?

  • News

    February 14, 2002

    The War That Never Ends

    More than 40 years after the Bay of Pigs disaster, a new battle erupts over those who died during the invasion

  • News

    January 24, 2002

    Money, Politics, and Cuba

    The Federal Election Commission has a few questions for an influential Miami political action committee

  • 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 8, 2001

    Waiting for Otto

    Why would a man sullied by Iran-contra and illegal propaganda campaigns be a Bush nominee? Good question.

  • News

    July 5, 2001

    Spies in Miami, Commandos in Cuba

    If you disagree with what they do, why defend their right to do it?

  • News

    April 26, 2001

    Bird of Paradox

    José Basulto, president of Brothers to the Rescue, is a CIA-trained warrior who insists he supports nonviolent resistance. Complicated? Sí, señor.

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Voice of a Nation

    Radio and TV Martí are supposed to remain above politics and provide Cubans with unbiased news. This is not a joke; it only seems like one.

  • News

    February 15, 2001

    Carlos Cruz's Second Act

    In his native Cuba he was a film star. Here in the States he's just another car salesman with a dream.

  • 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

    October 12, 2000

    The Assassin Next Door, Part 2

    Chile demands that former secret police agent Armando Fernandez Larios face justice for his role in the murderous Caravan of Death. But he seems to be safe in Miami -- thanks to the U.S. government.

  • News

    June 1, 2000

    Rick ... or Red?

    Could Rick Sanchez, Miami's most notorious journalistic windbag, actually be an agent of Fidel Castro?

  • News

    May 11, 2000

    The Great Divide

    Correspondence from our readers

  • News

    June 24, 1999
  • News

    December 3, 1998

    Have Cars, Will Travel

    Why are all those South American cop cars parked off Le Jeune Road? Ask salesman Ricardo Callado.

  • News

    November 12, 1998

    Twice Exiled

    Bernardo Benes helped free hundreds of Cuban political prisoners twenty years ago. Hardliners in Miami hate him for it.

  • News

    April 30, 1998

    Miami's Man in Havana

    Unrepentant leftist, friend to Castro, and loyal Cuban, Max Lesnik continues to defy the ideological mandates of el exilio

  • News

    March 13, 1997

    Notes from the Underground, Part 2

    The latest dispatch from independent journalists in Cuba: Castro is cracking down

  • News

    November 28, 1996
  • News

    March 21, 1996

    Visit Cuba Cyberspace.2Day

    Despite new economic sanctions and travel restrictions, castrolania is just a few computer clicks away.

  • News

    January 11, 1996

    The Man Who Would Be Fidel

    For more than fifteen years, master Castro imitator Armando Roblan has been sending up El Tirano

  • News

    November 2, 1995

    Capitalist or Commie?

    How a Miami businessman got rich doing business with Cuba - and lived to shout about it

  • News

    March 2, 1995

    In Havana, On Drugs

    As faith in the revolution sinks to new lows, kids in Cuba are getting high

  • Culture

    December 29, 1994
  • News

    September 21, 1994

    Back on Top

    You may admire him or you may find him disgusting. But at least you've got to hand it to him: Jorge Mas Canosa has got clout.

  • News

    May 18, 1994

    The Man and the Microphone

    In the turbulent and often virulent world of Spanish-language radio, two things are certain: Fidel will be the debate, and Tomas Garcia Fuste will prevail

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