| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:24 AM
"It breaks your heart," says one of dozens of vividly drawn residents of Havana, Cuba. The man in question is speaking about an abrupt sexual encounter he's just had. According to writer-director Lucy Mulloy and her swift, restless feature "Una Noche,"...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:06 AM
An intriguing note came tucked into the copy of Libby Fischer Hellmann’s latest novel, “Havana Lost.” The note explained, tersely, that this is Hellmann’s first fully self-published book. This is a bold step for Hellmann, the...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:18 AM
MOSCOW -- American secrets-leaker Edward Snowden ended up in Moscow accidentally, after Cuba, under U.S. pressure, blocked entry to the former National Security Agency analyst, the Russian newspaper Kommersant reported, citing unnamed Russian and...
| Jul 27, 2013
Just because you can't travel to Cuba from the United States doesn't mean that you can't drink like you're on holiday in Havana. Eveleigh barman Dave Kupchinsky has created a languorous summer treat with a cocktail called Hotel Nacional. The drink tips...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As anti-drug-trafficking agents closed in on a North Korean freighter about to enter the Panama Canal this month, the crew from the rogue communist country took evasive action.
They sought to outrun the swift Panamanian patrol boats with their 450-...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:42 AM
MOSCOW (AP) — NSA leaker Edward Snowden accepted Venezuela's offer of political asylum, according to a posting Tuesday on the Twitter account of a Russian lawmaker with close ties to the Kremlin. However, the tweet disappeared a few minutes later....
| Jun 23, 2013
| 5:34 AM
MOSCOW -- NSA leaker Edward Snowden is flying from Hong Kong to Havana via Moscow, a Russian Foreign Ministry official said Sunday.
The former National Security Agency contractor is expected to land in Moscow at 5 p.m. Sunday, a Foreign Ministry...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 8:49 AM
MOSCOW — A plane from Hong Kong believed to be carrying the former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden landed in the Russian capital late Sunday afternoon, and authorities said he was en route to Cuba.
There were conflicting reports...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:36 AM
MOSCOW--Russia's foreign minister said there are "no legal grounds" for the United States to exert pressure on Russia to return Edward Snowden, whose whereabouts remained a mystery Tuesday, two days after his arrival in Moscow from Hong Kong.
| Feb 5, 2013
| 9:53 AM
By Anne-Marie Garcia, Associated Press HAVANA — A French daredevil who has scaled some of the world's tallest buildings conquered Cuba's famous Habana Libre hotel on Monday without ropes or a safety net — climbing to the top in about half an...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:03 AM
Alex Webb is best known for his vibrant and complex color work, especially from Latin America and the Caribbean. He has published nine books, including "Istanbul: City of a Hundred Names" and "Violet Isle: A Duet of Photographs from Cuba" (with Rebecca...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Elisabetta Fantone is a model and actress who shot to fame in 2006 on "Loft Story," a French-Canadian version of "Big Brother."
Since then, she and her family have made South Florida home — all choosing to live at the "beach." Her parents are in...