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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Home of the Week: Whitehall Creek home enticed a sailor to come ashore

    Frank Dunbaugh has spent his life defending the legal rights of minorities and the imprisoned. He served 1958 to 1978 as an Assistant Deputy Attorney General with the U.S. Department of Justice. He was involved in some of the most important, precedent-...
  • Remembering Gabriel García Márquez

    Remembering Gabriel García Márquez
    In late summer of 1974, I was reading "One Hundred of Years of Solitude" in an apartment that felt like solitude. I didn't have much in the way of furniture — bed, stove, noisy refrigerator. I would soon be off to graduate school, stripped of...
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  • '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,...
  • Barbara Walters Left Daytime TV, But Not ABC News

    Reports of Barbara Walters' retirement may have been premature. Walters may no longer hold forth on ABC's "The View," but that doesn't she mean she won't turn up occasionally on various ABC News programs like "20/20." SEE ALSO: Barbara Walters to...
  • Rachel Marsden: Why women -- and voters -- prefer jerks to fops

    PARIS -- An intriguing social phenomenon prompted a horrific killing spree in Santa Barbara, California, last week, and the same phenomenon might help explain the surprising results of last weekend's European Parliament elections. The suspected Santa...
  • 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-...