| Mar 20, 2014
Re "Putin makes Crimea seizure official," March 19
I am an ethnic Russian. I am also a Russian speaker: When my bartender greets me, he says "Stolichnaya"? This is clearly a universal greeting.
Moreover, I work at the USC School of Medicine, which...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:43 PM
In 1919, after allied sanctions on food shipments had starved the Kaiser's Germany into submission, President Wilson endorsed the continued use of sanctions to settle international disputes as an "economic, peaceful, silent, deadly remedy." Almost a...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Una multitudinaria manifestación de opositores venezolanos marchó hoy por el este de Caracas en rechazo a la “injerencia cubana” que, según aseguran, existe en los poderes públicos y las Fuerzas Armadas de Venezuela.
Miles de personas...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:30 PM
MIAMI - Sold by Mundial, a joint venture of IM Global and Mexico's Canana, Brazilian Fernando Coimbra's "A Wolf at the Door" topped the 31st Miami Film Festival Saturday, along with Chilean Rodrigo Sepulveda's "Aurora."
Adding to major kudos at the San...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 12:27 PM
PHOENIX — The Dodgers might have become considerably more entertaining Thursday.
Erisbel Arruebarrena reported to camp.
Arruebarrena, a 23-year-old shortstop, said he plays with the same flair and emotion as Yasiel Puig, his childhood friend...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:02 PM
U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, a Miami Republican whose district includes part of south Broward, questioned Secretary of State John Kerry during a hearing of the State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday....
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:16 PM
A small earthquake centered off the north coast of Cuba shook windows and rattled some residents of the Florida Keys early Sunday, but apparently caused no damage.
"I wasn't even sure it was an earthquake," said Milena Donaldson, who had just arrived...
| Mar 8, 2014
Re "How do Americans see Cuba?," Opinion, March 6
Robyn Wapner is wrong to define the recent Atlantic Council survey of American opinions on Cuba as "one survey, one snapshot of public opinion, and one that appears to have had an agenda."
| Mar 8, 2014
When Emily Parker started writing columns about China and the Internet for the Wall Street Journal in 2004, she was skeptical that fledgling social media sites could make much of an impact.
"I wasn't convinced that the Internet was going to be...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Cuba acordó iniciar negociaciones con la Unión Europea para alcanzar un nuevo acuerdo político, dijo el jueves el ministro de Relaciones Exteriores cubano, Bruno Rodríguez, en la señal más importante de la isla de Gobierno comunista desde que Bruselas...
| Mar 6, 2014
The Washington-based think tank Atlantic Council released a poll last month that has been touted by many as marking an unprecedented shift in support for a change in U.S. policy toward Cuba. Media outlets, including the L.A. Times, jumped on the...