E-Monee.com Inc - if you were writing a movie script and needed to cook up the name of a shady online outfit, that's probably a good candidate. Not surprisingly, the real life E-Monee.com is being charged with fraud by the feds. The two heads of the Fort Lauderdale company talked big about lucrative ... More >>
At the news of Hugo Chavez's death, Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles was magnanimous: "At such a difficult time, we must show our deep love and respect to our Venezuela," he tweeted. "My solidarity to all the family and followers of President Hugo Chavez. We appeal for unity."
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If you're seeing a bunch of news-media types on a beeline for Weston, there's good reason: Hugo Chavez, the charismatic and controversial president of Venezuela, passed away today. The death occurred at 4:25 p.m., according to CNN. As well known for his U.S.-bashing and flamboyant behavior as his di ... More >>
It didn't take long for the tweets to start rolling in.
Weston, which has the highest percentage of Venezuelans of any Florida municipality besides Doral, rejoiced at the news of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's death. He reportedly died of infection.
Across Broward County, the number of Venezu ... More >>
Now it's our turn. The Sun-Sentinel this morning endorsed Mitt Romney. Then the Miami Herald threw its support to Barack Obama.We don't endorse candidates. We are just a motley crew of renegades who likes to throw darts at pictures of Fidel Castro, Hugo Chavez and Britney Spears. But we believe ... More >>
Fidel Castro Is Dead rumors are about as common as rain clouds over a South Florida sky. It's happened so many times, people hear news of his demise and their reaction is mainly, meh.
And, with Cuba's state-run news being so paranoid about the rest of the world having any clue that their leader ma ... More >>
Well, the Marlins have suspended Manager Ozzie Guillen for getting quoted in Time magazine saying "I love Fidel Castro." Looks like we found out pretty early in the season how the Marlins front office feels about its new skipper.This is not Guillen's first off-the-wall statement. Before he landed in ... More >>
The Miami Marlins' season started Wednesday. By Sunday, news outlets across the country were writing about all the people calling for manager Ozzie Guillen's resignation.The hubbub is over an article from Time magazine that quotes Guillen saying pretty much the one thing Miami public figures should ... More >>
Tonight at 9, the remaining four contenders for the GOP presidential nomination take the stage in Tampa to talk about the issues -- and, usually, the nonissues.Either way, Florida's primary election next week is a winner-take-all contest for the state's 50 delegates, and the contest between forme ... More >>
Jennifer Carroll says media outlets like The Da Vinci Code, just like socialist dictators.This past weekend was a few days full of the politically strange around Florida, which included jeers from the audience at a gay soldier during the GOP presidential debate, Ann Coulter calling Debbie Was ... More >>
Those cool, amphibian eyes.What a weird ride it's been for poor Rick Scott! He came into office with hardly any pretense, with his intentions as plainly visible as the veins in his scalp. But nobody noticed, and now everybody hates him.Which is bad news to the folks manning the bridge on the GOP ... More >>
via www.jta.orgAlan Gross and his wife.Prosecutors in Cuba said they will charge Alan Gross, the American detained as a spy in Cuba since December 2009, with "Actions Against the Independence and Territorial Integrity of the State," seeking a 20-year prison sentence. Two years ago, Gross went to ... More >>
In mid-November, the world's largest cruise ship arrived at its new home in Port Everglades to throngs of cheering fans. Soon it embarked on its maiden voyage, a cruise of the Caribbean -- including a stop at Labadee, Haiti, an isolated hamlet just miles from the cholera and destruction of Port-a ... More >>
Venezuelan police take Abarca to the airport before he's extradited to Cuba.Francisco Chávez Abarca didn't make it far when he tried to get into Venezuela on July 1. Authorities detained the Salvadoran at the airport on charges that he allegedly planned bombings in Cuba.After Abarca's arrest, Ve ... More >>
Flickr: anita gtThe government of Guatemala has issued a public protest based on immigration officials' actions in Riviera Beach.A Guatemalan immigrant in Jupiter is facing deportation after Federal Express employees in Riviera Beach opened a package, inspected its contents, then reported a possi ... More >>