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  • Boxer Hector 'Macho' Camacho dies days after being shot in head

    Hector “Macho” Camacho, a former three-division boxing champion who had 88 professional fights against a who’s who of legendary opponents stretching from Ray Mancini (whom he defeated in 1989) to Oscar De La Hoya (who beat him by...
  • Mervyn Dymally dies at 86; former lieutenant governor, congressman and legislator

    Mervyn Dymally dies at 86; former lieutenant governor, congressman and legislator
    Mervyn M. Dymally, the Trinidad-born former teacher whose ground-breaking if sometimes-controversial political career spanned more than four decades and included a stint as California's only black lieutenant governor, has died. He was 86. Dymally, who...
  • 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...
  • The Week Ahead: Biden goes south, classic cars go continental

    Monday-Friday, May 27-31 -- “Being Biden” is going on a road trip. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s eclectic blogsite will follow his sweep through Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago and Brazil this week as he carries out a mission to...
  • The Week Ahead: Syria festers, Cuba connects, China's Xi tours

    No escaping the conundrum of Syria's war Monday-Tuesday, June 3-4 – Russian and European leaders face an agenda packed with economic and political issues at their two-day summit in the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg.  But as with most...
  • Caribbean Film Festivals Launch Regional Market

    The Caribbean's tourism industry is second to none, but what about its film industry? Several fests have banded to develop the regional biz and to bring international attention to local filmmakers. Under the agreement, spearheaded by the Trinidad &...
  • Family of man slain by deputies says investigators pressured witness

     
    The family of a man shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies in Compton asked the FBI on Monday to investigate his death and accused the sheriff's department of telling a witness to change her story....
  • Witness says man had hands on head when shot by deputies

     
    An 18-year-old woman who officials believe may be the sole witness to the officer-involved shooting of a Culver City man has told investigators that the victim was standing with his hands on his head when he was shot and killed....
  • Family of man slain by L.A. County deputies to request FBI inquiry

     
    The family of a man shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies earlier this month plan to ask the FBI to investigate his death, an attorney for the family announced....
  • Residents protest fatal shooting of unarmed man by deputies

     
    More than 60 people filled a Compton meeting room Monday night to demand answers from the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department about the Nov. 10 shooting of an unarmed man....
  • Man killed in shooting by deputies was shot in the back, report says

     
    Man fatally shot by deputies was shot in the back, according to report...