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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fly the unfriendly skies with 'The Skies Belong to Us'

    Fly the unfriendly skies with 'The Skies Belong to Us'
    Flying used to be fun. You'd stroll onto an airplane without anyone searching your carry-on luggage. No one scanned your body either. On the plane itself, your kid might get invited into the cockpit, and they'd serve you Alaskan crab and Champagne —...
  • 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...
  • President Hugo Chavez dies at 58; hero to Venezuela's poor

    President Hugo Chavez dies at 58; hero to Venezuela's poor
    CARACAS, Venezuela —Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, the charismatic socialist whose Bolivarian Revolution reduced poverty and galvanized anti-American sentiment across Latin America but left his nation deeply polarized and ever more dependent on...
  • 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-...
  • Seer madness: Readers and I do our duty, predict 2013

     
    With the help of several Latin scholars I’ve come up with a fittingly snooty motto for this column’s annual exercise in forecasting the news: Non coniectare imprudentior esset Translation: Not to conjecture is imprudent. Inspiration: “Is...
  • Miami Marlins fire manager Ozzie Guillen

     
    A last-place finish amid considerable turmoil in the Miami Marlins first season in their new downtown ballpark has cost manager Ozzie Guillen his job. The Miami Marlins announced Tuesday that they have dismissed Guillen. The announcement was made by......
  • Venezuelans in Orlando calling for a protest January 23

     
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chvez did not show up for his inauguration for a fourth term, and the political uncertainty has raised many questions in the minds of Venezuelans living in Central Florida. Orlando resident Yilaisa Seijas said that people in...
  • World reacts to death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez

     
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, the charismatic socialist whose Bolivarian Revolution reduced poverty and galvanized anti-American sentiment across Latin America but left his nation deeply polarized and ever more dependent on oil dollar...
  • French daredevil climbs landmark Havana hotel without a net

     
    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...