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  • Eloy Gutierrez Menoyo dies at 77; Cuban rebel later opposed Castro

    Eloy Gutierrez Menoyo, a rebel leader in the Cuban revolution who went from fighting alongside Fidel Castro to spending 22 brutal years in prison after trying to overthrow him, has died. He was 77. Gutierrez Menoyo died Friday of a heart attack at a...
  • Oscar Niemeyer dies at 104; modernist Brazilian architect

    Oscar Niemeyer, the architect whose soaring buildings form the heart of Brasilia, the instant modernist capital built in the wilds of Brazil in the late 1950s, has died. He was 104. Niemeyer, who had outlived his contemporaries to become the world's...
  • PASSINGS: Bebo Valdes, Harlon Hill

    PASSINGS: Bebo Valdes, Harlon Hill
    Bebo Valdes Pianist and bandleader who fled Cuba Bebo Valdes, 94, a renowned Cuban pianist who recorded with Nat King Cole, was bandleader of Havana's Tropicana nightclub during its glittering heyday and was considered the last luminary from the...
  • 'Westonzuela' offers expatriates a safe home away from home

    'Westonzuela' offers expatriates a safe home away from home
    Welcome to "Westonzuela," where the arepas are fresh and plentiful, flags of yellow, red and blue fly high, and Spanish-language periodicals like "El Venezolano" can be found at the corner gas station. In this western suburb on the edge of the...
  • Alice Walker discusses two new collections

    Alice Walker discusses two new collections
    Since her Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Color Purple” appeared in 1982, the novelist and poet Alice Walker has been one of best-known black women in American literature. Although none of her books has matched “The Color Purple” in...
  • Tom Wolfe's Miami

    In "Back to Blood," Tom Wolfe takes us to Miami, to what the book jacket suggests is "the American city of the future," a town built on the dreams of immigrants and newcomers who believe with equal fervor in reinvention and/or the witness protection...
  • Timeline: Major moments in the history of the Miami Marlins

    <b>Timeline:</b> Major moments in the history of the Miami Marlins
    Nov. 11, 2011: Florida Marlins become the Miami Marlins. Dec. 5, 2011: Closer Heath Bell is signed as a free agent for three years, $27 million. Dec. 7, 2011: Shortstop Jose Reyes signed as a free agent for six years, $106 million. Dec. 8, 2011: Left-...
  • 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...
  • Desde la Torre de la Libertad, las anécdotas de una bloguera cubana

    Yoani Sánchez comenzó su súbita conquista de la ciudad de Miami el lunes pasado cuando se presentó ante cientos de espectadores en la histórica Torre de la Libertad, edificio que alguna vez sirvió de puente para miles de exiliados que llegaban de su...
  • Chavez death leaves behind daunting challenges at home, abroad

    Chavez death leaves behind daunting challenges at home, abroad
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez loomed so large over his country and Latin America for the last two decades that his death on Tuesday following a long battle with cancer confronts the region with potentially destabilizing political swings and economic...
  • Political calculus keeps Cuba on U.S. list of terror sponsors

    Political calculus keeps Cuba on U.S. list of terror sponsors
    Cuba’s communist leadership was quick to send condolences to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings and to reiterate to Washington that it “rejects and condemns unequivocally all acts of terrorism.” Once a key supplier of arms and...
  • Al Qaeda leader vows to free Muslims from U.S. prisons, Guantanamo

    Al Qaeda leader Ayman Zawahiri has vowed in a video released Wednesday to break out Muslim prisoners from U.S. penitentiaries and the heavily fortified compound for terrorist suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The blustery threat to retaliate for U.S....