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  • Rapper Jay-Z rejects criticism of his Cuba trip with Beyoncé -- and so does Broward commissioner

    Rapper Jay-Z rejects criticism of his Cuba trip with Beyoncé -- and so does Broward commissioner
    Rapper and entertainment industry mogul Jay-Z responded Thursday with a forceful rejection of the criticism he’s received from South Florida politicians over his visit to Cuba last week with his wife Beyoncé. And the couple received support from a...
  • Famous Cuba social media activist Yoani Sanchez visits South Florida

    Famous Cuba social media activist Yoani Sanchez visits South Florida
    Yoani Sanchez has become the international poster girl for a new generation of Cubans trying to promote democratic reforms in their homeland — one tweet at a time. Sanchez, who is scheduled to speak at two public events Monday during her first...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails, A REAL Daiquiri at Clementine

    Great Baltimore cocktails, A REAL Daiquiri at Clementine
    It's not quite warm outside but with the return of spring and summer offerings to our favorite local bar menus, you can certainly try to will (or numb) your body into feeling like it is. So it snowed last week? Inside, I was sipping on a daiquiri,...
  • 'Havana Blue': Finding inspiration in Cuba

    'Havana Blue': Finding inspiration in Cuba
    As Afro-Cuban rhythms pulse on the sound system, the couples intertwine on the dance floor, swaying gently to the music. “With feeling!” implores choreographer Frank Chaves. “Make sure you're really touching bodies here … make...
  • Stairway to fitness: Actress runs up 47 flights

    Stairway to fitness: Actress runs up 47 flights
    Elisabetta Fantone is a model and actress who shot to fame in 2006 on "Loft Story," a French-Canadian version of "Big Brother." Since then, she and her family have made South Florida home — all choosing to live at the "beach." Her parents are in...
  • Millions without power in Havana and other parts of Cuba

    Millions without power in Havana and other parts of Cuba
    Millions of people suddenly lost power Sunday night around the island of Cuba -- including all of Havana. More than 2 million residents of the capital were in the dark late Sunday, except for those at hospitals and elsewhere with generators, according to...
  • Orlando Bosch dies at 84; Cuban militant acquitted of 1976 bombing of jet

    Orlando Bosch dies at 84; Cuban militant acquitted of 1976 bombing of jet
    Orlando Bosch, a prominent Cuban militant who was acquitted in Venezuela of the 1976 bombing of a Cuban jetliner, died Wednesday at a suburban Miami hospital. He was 84. Bosch's wife, Adriana, said the exiled opponent of communist Cuba's Fidel Castro had...
  • Book review: 'Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty' by Phoebe Hoban

    Book review: 'Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty' by Phoebe Hoban
    Alice Neel The Art of Not Sitting Pretty Phoebe Hoban St. Martin's Press: 479 pp., $35 Here comes that old question, the one that pops up when a new biography of a prominent artist or writer is published: Do we judge an artist by the life or the work?...
  • Fidel Castro's older sister dies

     
    The older sister of Cuban leaders Fidel and Raul Castro has died, news reports from Havana and Miami say. Angela Castro was 88....
  • Orlando bishop heads to Cuba for pope’s visit

     
    Orlando bishop John Noonan and a small group of parishioners from Central Florida will be part of a pilgrimage to Cuba for the Pope Benedict XVI visit to the island nation on March 26-29. The pilgrimage from Florida is being organized by the Archdiocese...
  • Pope arrives in Havana to meet at least one Castro

     
    Pope Benedict XVI arrived in the Havana, Cuba, ahead of a highly anticipated private meeting with President Raul Castro and, possibly, his older brother Fidel....