| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:36 AM
El 16 de julio se cumplen 10 años que la poderosa voz que inmortalizó el inconfundible grito de "¡Azúcar!", símbolo de la salsa cubana, calló para siempre, dejando huérfano al género musical de una de sus mayores artistas, la inimitable Celia Cruz....
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Since her Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Color Purple” appeared in 1982, the novelist and poet Alice Walker has been one of best-known black women in American literature. Although none of her books has matched “The Color Purple” in...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Al Qaeda leader Ayman Zawahiri has vowed in a video released Wednesday to break out Muslim prisoners from U.S. penitentiaries and the heavily fortified compound for terrorist suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The blustery threat to retaliate for U.S....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Flying used to be fun. You'd stroll onto an airplane without anyone searching your carry-on luggage. No one scanned your body either. On the plane itself, your kid might get invited into the cockpit, and they'd serve you Alaskan crab and Champagne —...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:22 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Fidel Castro reminded the world of his longevity and his mortality Tuesday when he marked his 87th birthday.
Castro remains an iconic Latin American revolutionary figure, but his reduced role in Cuba's activities is carried out behind the...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Talking baseball while hoping Jay Cutler’s first pass was an outlier, not foreshadowing:
1. Jose Dariel Abreu is out of Cuba, and perhaps on his way to Chicago. He is an ideal fit for the White Sox’s attempt to re-tool and attempt to build...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Now that the Blackhawks season is over, it's time for baseball season in Chicago to officially start.
So here's a quick recap of the 2013 season. The Cubs and White Sox have played some games. The Cubs and White Sox have lost most games. A man named...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 3:48 PM
ST. LOUIS -- Jose Fernandez, the Marlins' 20-year-old rookie sensation who fled Fidel Castro's Cuba as a teenager, gave the baseball world its first glimpse at his live right arm in a five-inning outing April 7 at Citi Field in New York.
A week from...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:52 AM
El manual del perfecto dictador latinoamericano siempre tiene un capítulo en lo importante que es censurar a la prensa libre. Silenciar a la prensa es un paso esencial para poder coartar la libertad de expresión e impedir el desarrollo de la democracia....
| Jun 21, 2013
When artist Catalina Jaramillo visits the Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, she will come bearing boxes of all the journals, diaries, sketchpads, Museum of Modern Art textbooks and study manuals from her life since age 16. The worn editions,...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
With the help of several Latin scholars I’ve come up with a fittingly snooty motto for this column’s annual exercise in forecasting the news: Non coniectare imprudentior esset Translation: Not to conjecture is imprudent. Inspiration: “Is...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Venezuelan President Hugo Chvez did not show up for his inauguration for a fourth term, and the political uncertainty has raised many questions in the minds of Venezuelans living in Central Florida. Orlando resident Yilaisa Seijas said that people in...