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Domingo Rosillo del Toro, Wright Brothers, Key West to Havana flight It was a time when aviation was in its earliest stages, when it took guts just get in a plane, let alone fly over 90 miles of open water. But tempted by a competition with $10,000 in...
MEXICO CITY -- A man convicted of spying in the U.S. for the Castro regime has been allowed to return to Cuba after more than a decade in an American prison, and on Monday he began the paperwork to make his homecoming permanent (link in Spanish). Rene...
Tags: U.S. Military, Judges, Trials, Justice System, Crimes
Mahalo nui loa ("thank you very much") for the Special Hawaii Issue [April 21]. Fabulous memories of several visits to the islands in paradise were made vivid by the stories, pictures and maps of Oahu, Molokai and the cruise with stops at the Big Island,...
Last October, choreographer Frank Chaves and jazz trumpeter Orbert Davis traveled to Cuba to research a suite they hoped to create together. By immersing themselves in the movement and music of the island nation, they sought to bring something of the...
Tags: Dance, Culture, Music, Arts and Culture, Entertainment Events
Beyoncé and Jay-Z's anniversary trip to Havana, Cuba, was approved by the U.S. government, Treasury officials have said. The recording artists, Beyoncé Knowles Carter and husband Shawn Carter, headed to the island nation last week for their five-year...
Sun SentinelRapper 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...
Tags: Culture, Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Ceremonies, Barack Obama
A Florida couple accused of kidnapping their two young sons and fleeing by boat to Havana were handed over to the United States, and were booked into Florida jail, officials said Wednesday. Joshua Michael Hakken and his wife Sharyn are being held at the...
Beyonce and Jay-Z celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary in Cuba this week. The couple, who married on April 4, 2008, took in the sights of Old Havana, visited a school, dined on a rooftop terrace and strolled the fan-filled streets in their...
Tags: Beyonce, Jay-Z, The Miami Herald, 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...
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,...
Tags: Trinidad and Tobago, Ernest Hemingway, Limes, Cuba
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...
Even in translation, Juan Rulfo's superb and highly influential short novel "Pedro Paramo" is a powerful, haunting experience. Published in 1955, this famous Mexican story of a young man, Juan Preciado, who journeys to a ghostly desert town in search of...
Tags: Mexico, Goodman Theatre, Arts and Culture, Music, Fiction
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