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  • Valentine's Day 2014: Love in the dead of winter

    Valentine's Day 2014: Love in the dead of winter
    Thursday’s nor’easter, which piled more than a foot of new snow onto this longest of winters, dumped the ultimate cold shower on local romance. Allentown’s Manny Trinidad wanted to woo his girlfriend for Valentine’s Day. So he...
  • Valley Preferred #Cycling Center announces 2014 World Series of #Bicycling @mcall

     
    The Valley Preferred Cycling Center will host seven UCI races, all in June, to kick off the 2014 World Series of Bicycling international professional racing season. VPCC executive director Marty Nothstein said that the seven UCI races will be sprint-...
  • Eat globally, buy locally

    Eat globally, buy locally
    This is the year of quinoa, by decree of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. The ancient grain is prominent in the cookery of many Central and South American countries. Every time a new ethnic-cooking ingredient comes on the...
  • World's hottest pepper hits 2.2 million Scoville heat units

    World's hottest pepper hits 2.2 million Scoville heat units
    Until recently, the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion was known as the world's hottest chile pepper. But according to the Guinness Book of World Records last month, it's now the Carolina Reaper grown by Ed Currie of PuckerButt Pepper Co. in South Carolina. The...
  • The best place to hear music? Cruising in the car, speakers booming

     The best place to hear music? Cruising in the car, speakers booming
    Dusk had settled on virtual Los Angeles, and I'd just hit a few pedestrians and smashed my stolen roadster near City Hall. The sound of police sirens was getting closer, and the nearest vehicle was an idling delivery truck. I pulled the driver out, kicked...
  • Filipinos start over in city wiped out by typhoon

    Filipinos start over in city wiped out by typhoon
    TACLOBAN, Philippines — Rising from a sea of debris, the small, rickety shell of a new house already was beginning to take shape. Rolito Solayao worked swiftly Monday, using pieces of wood and nails scavenged from the wreckage of this coastal...
  • The Caribbean Targets a New Kind of Tourist: Film, TV Productions

    The Caribbean is targeting a new kind of tourist -- film and TV productions. At least nine film commissioners from key Caribbean nations, including Jamaica, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Trinidad and Tobago, are teaming up to create an...
  • Gourmet and specialty markets

    Gourmet stores and specialty markets stock hard-to-find ingredients, including ethnic goods. Abu Maher International Grocery: 6148 Hanging Moss Road, Orlando; 407-677-8000 (Mediterranean, Mid-Eastern, Turkish, Persian, Indo-Pak and Asian groceries,...
  • Fake religious group defrauded $4 million from 1,400 immigrants

    Fake religious group defrauded $4 million from 1,400 immigrants
    A Broward husband and wife who operated a $4 million fraud that callously exploited the dreams of more than 1,400 illegal immigrants were sentenced to lengthy prison terms on Friday. Alberto Alers, 60, and Ana Zoila Caceres, 61, were the ringleaders of a...
  • A dance with Castro's Cuba

     A dance with Castro's Cuba
    HAVANA — "It's been 51 years since the event you Americans call the Bay of Pigs, but now Playa Girón is a popular beach destination for foreigners," the guide tells me. It is hard to imagine that the words "Bay of Pigs" could do anything but fill...
  • Seeing a transformation in full rein in Trinidad, Cuba

    Seeing a transformation in full rein in Trinidad, Cuba
    TRINIDAD, Cuba — The taxi from Cienfuegos to Trinidad takes a little more than an hour. It's a breakneck ride on a beautiful road, with densely forested hills rising above cultivated fields. Ambling horse carts veer to the side of the nearly empty...
  • Gold Cup: Honduras scores in stoppage time to beat El Salvador 1-0

    MIAMI GARDENS — Honduras is through to the knockout stage of the Gold Cup after downing neighbor El Salvador 1-0 with a stoppage time stunner. Jorge Claros brought the pro-Honduras crowd of 28,713 at Sun Life Stadium to a frenzy when he fooled...