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Food truck cooks up Caribbean eats

Food truck cooks up Caribbean eats

Mobile eatery specializes in Cuban, Puerto Rican and U.S. Virgin Island food. 

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Latina author makes stop at Nosotros Academy

Nosotros Academy students will meet accomplished author Margarita Engle Friday.

April 20, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Cuban 5 spy released from Arizona prison

Cuban 5 spy released from Arizona prison

MIAMI — A second member of the "Cuban Five" spy ring was released Thursday from a U.S. prison after spending more than 15 years behind bars.

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Leading by example rather than force can restore our global luster

The new year brings hope for fresh thinking in the Obama administration on foreign affairs. Prompt decisions on a few key issues could enhance our posture, improve our security and contribute to the pursuit of peace. Here are moves that should be on the agenda:

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Photos: Swimmer Diana Nyad's long journey to Florida from Cuba

Photos: Swimmer Diana Nyad's long journey to Florida from Cuba

Diana Nyad's 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, a first, took 53 hours. But really, the journey was much longer. Her first attempt at the feat was in 1978 and the successful try this weekend was her fifth attempt.

September 03, 2013 9:28 am Photos

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Fitz Blog: Labor Day and such

Labor Day. Here’s to mom. Thanks for pushing. And thanks to the modern labor movement for epidurals.

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Tonight on TV

The mesmerizing period drama “Magic City” continues with Ike (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) again crossing ethical boundaries. This time, he initiates a scheme to rig the Cuban lottery. 9 p.m., Starz.

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Cuba owes US answers on N. Korea missile shipment

The following editorial appeared Monday in the Kansas City Star:

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North Korea arms seizure could hurt US-Cuba detente

HAVANA — Cuba’s admission that it was secretly sending aging weapons systems to North Korea has turned the global spotlight on a little-known link in a secretive network of rusting freighters and charter jets that moves weapons to and from North Korea despite U.N. sanctions.

July 17, 2013 6:42 pmLoading…
Owner of Jax's, The Abbey moving downtown

Owner of Jax's, The Abbey moving downtown

Brian Metzger to open Gio Taco in November.

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Tucson chef sells food truck, calls it quits

Tucson chef sells food truck, calls it quits

Jamie's Bitchen Kitchen truck headed to Montana.

May 10, 2013 3:25 pmLoading…

Human rights in Cuba?

The following editorial appeared Monday in The Miami Herald:

April 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Hunger-striking Guantanamo prisoners say water has been denied

MIAMI — Prisoners taking part in an expanding hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay leveled new complaints about their military jailers Wednesday as a team from the International Committee of the Red Cross made a fact-finding trip to the U.S. base in Cuba.

March 27, 2013 4:07 pmLoading…

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro says President Hugo Chavez has died.

March 05, 2013 2:58 pmLoading…

New Tucson restaurant to bring Caribbean flavor downtown

New restaurant will bring Caribbean flavor downtown

August 20, 2012 1:00 pmLoading…

Man gets prison in Tucson cocaine case

An illegal immigrant from Cuba has been sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison after being convicted in an Tucson cocaine case.

December 15, 2011 8:20 am

Cuban foreign minister says island is ready for talks with US

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Cuba is willing to hold talks with the United States "on any level," Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said Wednesday in conciliatory remarks aimed at the Obama administration.

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Michael Douglas doing Cuba

Michael Douglas doing Cuba

HAVANA — Michael Douglas staged an impromptu walking tour of the Cuban capital's historic district Tuesday, posing for photos with construction workers and surprised residents.

October 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Michael Douglas doing Cuba

Michael Douglas doing Cuba

 

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Obama signs defense, hate-crimes legislation

Obama signs defense, hate-crimes legislation

WASHINGTON — Trumpeting a victory against careless spending, President Obama on Wednesday signed a defense bill that kills some costly weapons projects and expands war efforts. In a major civil-rights change, the law also makes it a federal hate crime to assault people based on sexual orientation.

October 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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