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  • Sanctions on Russia won't work

    Sanctions on Russia won't work
    In 1980, after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, President Jimmy Carter came up with a way to retaliate: stopping grain sales to Moscow. The boycott, said Commerce Secretary Philip Klutznick, would prove to the world that "aggression is costly" and...
  • Gary Stein: Now Hillary joins the Hitler parade

    I expect better from Hillary Clinton. She is someone I respect a lot. Actually, if they made a life size Fathead of Hillary Clinton, I would put it up on my wall, but that's another story. Anyway, the Fathead might have to be smaller, because the...
  • Guillermo Martinez: American influence wanes in Latin American nations

    Once again there was little mention of Latin America in President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech. One sentence in a speech that lasted more than an hour is not enough. But don't put all the blame on the President. That has been the norm since...
  • Unseen Beatles photos from first U.S. concert on display Feb. 9

    Unseen Beatles photos from first U.S. concert on display Feb. 9
    Beatles fans who want to go the extra mile -- literally -- to mark the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four’s storming of America can hop on the 101 Freeway on Sunday and head to Camarillo for an exhibition of some rare and in some cases previously...
  • Huber Matos Benitez dies at 95; Cuban revolutionary broke with Castro

    Huber Matos Benitez dies at 95; Cuban revolutionary broke with Castro
    Huber Matos Benitez, whose disenchantment with the Cuban Revolution he had helped lead brought him the wrath of Fidel Castro and 20 years in prison, died Thursday in Miami after a heart attack. He was 95. His death was confirmed by his grandson, Huber...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Don't believe polls saying Cubans oppose embargo

    Pardon my skepticism on the recent wave of stories and polls giving the impression Cuban Americans now favor lifting the embargo and that the rich on this side of the Florida Straits are willing to go and invest in Castro's Communist island. Neither of...
  • Stephen Goldstein: Scott does great job as today's artful dodger

    Answering questions is as unspeakable to Rick Scott as eating pork is to someone who keeps kosher. The governor treats talking with the press and public as tref (Yiddish for tainted food), as though he would be putting himself at risk for the political...
  • Líderes de América Latina discuten en Cuba asignaturas pendientes

    Líderes de América Latina discuten en Cuba asignaturas pendientes
    Líderes de América Latina discutieron el martes en Cuba cómo enfrentar las desigualdades sociales que persisten en la región pese a una década de vigoroso crecimiento económico, en una cumbre vista como un espaldarazo a la isla ante el aislamiento de...
  • Fidel Castro está "lúcido" y tiene "excelente memoria", dice brasileña Rousseff

    Fidel Castro está "lúcido" y tiene "excelente memoria", dice brasileña Rousseff
    La presidenta brasileña, Dilma Rousseff, dijo el martes que el retirado líder cubano Fidel Castro está lúcido, tiene una excelente memoria y habló mucho durante la entrevista de casi dos horas que mantuvo con él. Rousseff -que participa en La Habana...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Once-ostracized capitalists now welcome in Cuba

    For the purpose of this column, let's put in a lock box our views on renewed diplomatic and economic relations with Cuba and put the key in a safe place where one cannot find it. Let us not pass judgment of those historic Cuban American exiles who are...
  • Andrew Moore's Cuba photos at Couturier Gallery evoke the bittersweet

     Andrew Moore's Cuba photos at Couturier Gallery evoke the bittersweet
    In one of Andrew Moore's photographs of Cuba, on display through Feb. 15 at Couturier Gallery in Los Angeles, a half-dozen men and women are hanging out at an aging ferry terminal. Their postures are casual and unself-conscious, yet they form a quasi-...
  • Béisbol: Cuba acepta jugar como invitado en Serie del Caribe 2014

    Béisbol: Cuba acepta jugar como invitado en Serie del Caribe 2014
    Cuba participará como país invitado en la Serie del Caribe de Béisbol de 2014 tras 53 años de ausencia en ese torneo, al que anunció su regreso en junio aunque su asistencia quedó sujeta a un permiso del Departamento de Estado de Estados Unidos resuelto...