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  • Slugfest of Florida governor's race promises to intensify

    In Florida's bareknuckle governor's race, it's as if the 2010 campaign season never ended. The Florida Democratic Party on Thursday announced a digital media effort to highlight a sealed deposition that damaged Rick Scott on the campaign trail four years...
  • 100 years after World War I, what have we learned?

    In October 1962, in the midst of the nuclear confrontation with the Soviet Union that would eventually become known as the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Joint Chiefs of Staff unanimously recommended to President Kennedy that he order an attack on the island...
  • Don't pick me ... A case against audience participation

    Don't pick me ... A case against audience participation
    The explosion of participatory theater — or at least my seeming inability lately to attend a show that does not include some degree of audience interaction — has set my skin in permanent rash mode. I suspect that I am not alone out here,...
  • Fidel Castro culpa a Gobierno de Ucrania por derribo de avión de Malaysia Airlines

    Fidel Castro culpa a Gobierno de Ucrania por derribo de avión de Malaysia Airlines
    El ex líder cubano Fidel Castro, un aliado de Moscú durante la Guerra Fría, culpó el viernes a Ucrania por el derribo de un avión comercial de Malaysia Airlines con casi 300 personas a bordo que aumentó la tensión en Europa del Este. "Cuba (...) no...
  • Immigration crisis getting more complicated

    Not since the 1980 Mariel boatlift has the American government been faced with such a complicated immigration crisis. Back then, it was trying to detain a wave of Cubans allowed to leave the island by Fidel Castro´s Communist regime. More than 125,000...
  • Una Cuba más grande que la Revolución

    Los libros de Fidel Castro suelen ser extensos y una de sus formas predilectas de expresarse son los diálogos. Así ocurre con algunos clásicos, como Habla Fidel, del italiano Gianni Miná, y 100 horas con Fidel, del español Ignacio Ramonet. Lo mismo ha...
  • Cuba celebra su Día de la Rebeldía Nacional

    Cuba celebra su Día de la Rebeldía Nacional
    LA HABANA - Cuba celebró hoy su Día de la Rebeldía Nacional, emblemática fecha del calendario revolucionario que recuerda el fallido asalto al Cuartel de Moncada hace 61 años, con una llamada a la unidad frente a las "nuevas formas de guerra" con que el...
  • 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...
  • William Worthy dies at 92; journalist challenged U.S. policies

    Ignoring Cold War restrictions, journalist William Worthy had traveled to the Soviet Union in 1955 and made a news broadcast from Moscow, a rare opportunity for an American reporter. So the following year, when Communist China invited him on a month-...
  • Few tickets available for Chamber of Commerce's popular Cuba trip

    The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce's upcoming cultural exchange trip to Cuba has generated an overwhelming amount of interest, chamber President Mike McMullin said. The nine-day, eight-night trip will begin Memorial Day weekend and take...
  • Gabriel García Márquez takes his place in the pantheon

     Gabriel García Márquez takes his place in the pantheon
    The first time I met Gabriel García Márquez, then an unknown writer in Mexico, was on July 6, 1962, in the office of the producer of Luis Buñuel's movie "Viridiana." I remember the date well because after noticing the headline, Gabo asked to borrow the...
  • 'Godzilla' to crush box office. Net neutrality debate rages.

    'Godzilla' to crush box office. Net neutrality debate rages.
    After the coffee. Before deciding between "Godzilla" and "Neighbors." The Skinny: The heat wave here appears to have broken but the strong winds have also pushed the smoke from all the wildfires into my neighborhood. I almost have to shut the windows,...