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  • Dodger Yasiel Puig's long road around the Cuba embargo

    Fleeing Cuba is harrowing and costly, whether it's done in a flimsy boat headed for U.S. shores or a speedboat headed for Mexico. Yasiel Puig, the gifted Dodgers outfielder, set off on the latter route, smuggled out by men who then threatened his life and...
  • Gabriel García Márquez dies at 87; Nobel-winning writer was master of magical realism

     Gabriel García Márquez dies at 87; Nobel-winning writer was master of magical realism
    When Colonel Aureliano Buendía faced the firing squad, time slipped away, and his life became a dream. Before him rose the mythical town of Macondo and its retinue of gypsies and their pipes and kettle drums and magical inventions. Of course Buendía's...
  • OBITUARIO-García Márquez, el Nobel que fundió magia y realidad

    Por Esteban Israel (Reuters) - Borrando con su pluma la frontera entre lo mágico y lo real, el colombiano Gabriel García Márquez revolucionó las letras con historias de vida, de muerte y del más allá que lo convirtieron en el escritor más famoso y...
  • Condom shortage hits Cuba

    Condom shortage hits Cuba
    MIAMI First, potatoes disappeared from Cuban markets. They are back, but police are struggling to keep throngs of frantic buyers in check. And now there are shortages of beer and condoms, with some shops charging up to $1.30 for each prophylactic. Havana...
  • A cold case with connections to Cuba?

    MIAMI When Cuban exiles Lilian Rosa Morales and husband Manuel Ramirez were murdered in an execution-style shooting in Coral Gables, Fla., shortly after midnight on Feb. 2, 1995, most news reports on the case focused on Morales. After all, Morales, 25,...
  • Iran's U.N. envoy isn't a threat

     Iran's U.N. envoy isn't a threat
    The United States is irked that Iran has chosen as its representative to the United Nations a diplomat who apparently was involved with a student group that seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979. The embassy takeover, a violation of international...
  • Glenn Garvin: Rafael Correa takes on the Ivy League

    Ecuador's tumultuously left-wing president Rafael Correa will give speeches at Harvard and Yale next week. This will probably be interesting, because nothing stirs the Ivy League soul like a Latin strongman. During Fidel Castro's Ivy speaking tour in...
  • Pasado de Cuba genera escepticismo sobre nueva ley de inversión extranjera

    Por Daniel Trotta LA HABANA (Reuters) - Cuba se ha declarado abierta a los negocios con una nueva ley de inversión extranjera, pero enfrenta un profundo escepticismo debido a una historia que incluye el encarcelamiento de algunos ejecutivos y la...
  • Cuba aprueba ley de inversión extranjera para atraer capital

    Por Rosa Tania Valdés LA HABANA (Reuters) - El Parlamento de Cuba aprobó el sábado una nueva ley de inversión extranjera con la que el Gobierno comunista de Raúl Castro busca atraer capital fresco para apuntalar sus reformas económicas. Según...
  • Secret social media outreach to Cuba scorned, praised

    Secret social media outreach to Cuba scorned, praised
    WASHINGTON — One influential senator called it a "cockamamie idea" bound to fail. But Cuban-American Republicans from South Florida on Tuesday defended a shadowy Twitter-like communications network that U.S. officials operated for more than two...
  • Barbara Walters On Her Retirement and Big Changes at 'The View'

    Barbara Walters is known for turning her interviews into sob sessions, but as she exits the business she's known all her life, she's determined not to do that. When the legendary broadcaster retires next month at age 84 from ABC's "The View," following...
  • Barbara Walters sets retirement date from 'The View'

    Veteran TV journalist Barbara Walters will make her last scheduled appearance on "The View" on May 16, ABC announced Monday.  The network will honor Walters' five decades in broadcasting with a week-long celebration. "The View," the daytime talk show...