In other news, another airline security incident occurred in Miami last night when an unruly passenger was arrested, and leaders in Europe remain divided over whether to use full body scanners at airports. Continue reading
In a year where art prices have been all over the map, the five-day trade fair Art Basel Miami was another closely-watched event, being analyzed now for the greater financial implications for artists and collectors.
Ricardo Pau-Llosa, a prolific Miami-based poet and critic of Latin American art, remembers the colors, tastes and memories that shaped his youth and his writing, taking him back to his native Cuba. Continue reading
An ailing Cuban president Fidel Castro announced Tuesday that he will resign from his post, ending his 49-year presidency at age 81. Two Cuban-American analysts discuss Castro’s resignation and whether the move will open avenues for new reforms in Cuba. Continue reading
Ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro conceded Monday that he might relinquish some formal leadership posts to make way for a new generation of leaders, a move that raised new speculation about his political future. Continue reading
A federal judge on Wednesday threw out immigration fraud charges against Cuban exile Luis Posada Carriles, a fierce Fidel Castro opponent who is suspected in the 1976 bombing of a Cuban airliner. A reporter who covered the case explains. Continue reading
Americans with family in Cuba have long struggled with restrictions that limit travel back home, among other issues. With Democrats in charge of Congress and Fidel Castro relinquishing power to his brother, a change in U.S. policy toward Cuba could be near. Continue reading
Neither Fidel Castro nor his brother Raul has been seen in public since the temporary transfer of power more than a week ago. As the possibility of the end of Castro’s regime approaches, some Cubans in Miami are optimistic while others are worried. Continue reading