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  • Veterinarians do better work when they're awake

    Veterinarians do better work when they're awake
    There were several entertaining bloopers in recent sports headlines, and I'll get to those in a moment. But let's begin with the death of a gorilla at the Philadelphia Zoo and some unusually selective rules about children on a mountain coaster. A...
  • El béisbol y las dos caras del exilio

    Ya uno no puede hablar de un solo exilio cubano. Hay varios grupos. Esto no quiere decir que los cubanos que llegaron primero sean mejores o peores que los que han llegado en años recientes. Digamos que cada grupo es diferente. Tenemos puntos de...
  • At 123, Bolivian man may be the oldest human who ever lived

    Carmelo Flores Laura, a Bolivian cattle and sheep herder, was born in 1890 -- 123 years ago -- according to Bolivian public records. That's a year before the invention of the rotary-dial telephone and two years before the first Ferris wheel spun at the...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Even baseball can cause split in Cuban community

    One can no longer refer to the Cuban exile community as homogeneous. This is not to say that one group of exiles who arrived in the early years of the Castro Revolution is any better, or worse, than those who have come to this country in recent years. ...
  • 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....
  • 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 —...
  • Your Morning Phil: Abreu, Rios, Baker

    Your Morning Phil: Abreu, Rios, Baker
    Talking baseball while hoping Jay Cutler’s first pass was an outlier, not foreshadowing: 1. Jose Dariel Abreu is out of Cuba, and perhaps on his way to Chicago. He is an ideal fit for the White Sox’s attempt to re-tool and attempt to build...
  • Celia Cruz: a los 10 años de la muerte de la reina de la salsa |FOTOS

    El 16 de julio se cumplen 10 años que la poderosa voz que inmortalizó el inconfundible grito de "¡Azúcar!", símbolo de la salsa cubana, calló para siempre, dejando huérfano al género musical de una de sus mayores artistas, la inimitable Celia Cruz....
  • 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...
  • Rookie Jose Fernandez selected Marlins' All-Star Game representative

    ST. LOUIS -- Jose Fernandez, the Marlins' 20-year-old rookie sensation who fled Fidel Castro's Cuba as a teenager, gave the baseball world its first glimpse at his live right arm in a five-inning outing April 7 at Citi Field in New York. A week from...
  • Zombies! Romance! Strikeouts! Chicago baseball has it all

    Zombies! Romance! Strikeouts! Chicago baseball has it all
    Now that the Blackhawks season is over, it's time for baseball season in Chicago to officially start. So here's a quick recap of the 2013 season. The Cubs and White Sox have played some games. The Cubs and White Sox have lost most games. A man named...
  • El juego de censurar a la prensa

    El manual del perfecto dictador latinoamericano siempre tiene un capítulo en lo importante que es censurar a la prensa libre. Silenciar a la prensa es un paso esencial para poder coartar la libertad de expresión e impedir el desarrollo de la democracia....