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  • TV picks for the week of Aug. 31-Sept. 6

    The fall TV season starts in a month and darned if you can't tell it by the near complete absence of interesting television available to us. Here's what caught my eye this week: Sunday: "Secrets of Her Majesty's Secret Service," 7 p.m., PBS: They could...
  • Niño que se viste de Fidel Castro es recibido por su ídolo revolucionario

    Niño que se viste de Fidel Castro es recibido por su ídolo revolucionario
    Lo único que le falta es la barba. Un niño de 8 años de edad al que le gusta disfrazarse de Fidel Castro conoció a su ídolo cuando el líder revolucionario de 88 años lo invitó a él y a su familia a su casa para charlar. "Sentí mucha emoción al ver a...
  • Cuban doctors return to Guantanamo for 20th anniversary of rafter crisis

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba When Cuban doctors from Miami came to help 30,000 Cuban rafters held here, they found a hellish tent camp where people cut and burned themselves in hopes of being evacuated to U.S. hospitals. The doctors cringed when...
  • Cuba continúa batallando para atraer nuevos inversionistas extranjeros

    LA HABANA (Reuters) - Cuba aún debe atraer a nuevos inversionistas extranjeros a pesar de haber lanzado en el último año dos importantes iniciativas, una señal de que prevalece la cautela para hacer negocios con el Gobierno comunista y por su propia...
  • Venezolano Maduro ordena instalar máquinas biométricas para racionar alimentos

    CARACAS (Reuters) - El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, ordenó el miércoles la instalación de máquinas lectoras de huellas dactilares en las tiendas de alimentos del país petrolero, con el fin de racionar las compras de los venezolanos agobiados...
  • Specter archives on exhibit at Philadelphia University

    The piece hung over the sofa in Arlen Specter's Capitol office: Framed replicas of the failed U.S. Senate resolution to impeach President Bill Clinton, personally signed by all 100 senator/jurors, the House members who prosecuted the case, and members...
  • Fidel Castro's daughter Alina Fernandez visits Cuba to be with ailing mother

    MIAMI Alina Fernandez, the rebellious daughter of former Cuban ruler Fidel Castro, has gone from Miami to Havana to be with her seriously ill mother. It's her first trip back since 1993, when she escaped the island using an altered passport and wig. A...
  • Documentos sugieren que compañías extranjeras ayudaron a dictadores brasileños

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Cuando João Paulo de Oliveira fue despedido en 1980 por Rapistan, un fabricante de bandas transportadoras basado en Michigan, sus problemas apenas comenzaban. En los años siguientes, la dictadura militar que gobernaba Brasil lo...
  • Special Report: Documents suggest multinationals aided Brazil military regime

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - When João Paulo de Oliveira was fired in 1980 by Rapistan, a Michigan-based manufacturer of conveyor belts, his troubles were only beginning. In ensuing years, the military dictatorship that ran Brazil arrested or detained him about...
  • U.S. misses Latin America's role in global power balance

    As Venezuelan Gen. Hugo Carvajal returned from Aruba to a hero's welcome in Caracas, state TV announced his return as a triumph for "Bolivarian diplomacy." For a Venezuelan regime that was beset by civil unrest and shortages of key consumer staples,...
  • Cuba celebra el 88 cumpleaños de Fidel Castro| FOTOS

    LA HABANA - El expresidente cubano Fidel Castro, retirado del poder desde 2006, cumplirá mañana 88 años, un aniversario que se celebrará en la isla con conciertos y una exposición fotográfica y audiovisual sobre su figura. Al igual que en años...
  • Hemingway's tropical retreats reflect his adventures

    Hemingway's tropical retreats reflect his adventures
    Ernest Hemingway spent a lifetime cultivating a masculine image and personas. War correspondent, cigar lover, big game hunter, deep sea fisherman, boxer, liberal with liquor, minimalist with words all done to maximum effect. Predictably, evidence of his...