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  • Andrew Moore's Cuba photos at Couturier Gallery evoke the bittersweet

     Andrew Moore's Cuba photos at Couturier Gallery evoke the bittersweet
    In one of Andrew Moore's photographs of Cuba, on display through Feb. 15 at Couturier Gallery in Los Angeles, a half-dozen men and women are hanging out at an aging ferry terminal. Their postures are casual and unself-conscious, yet they form a quasi-...
  • Review: Andrew Moore's indelible images of Cuba at Couturier Gallery

    Review: Andrew Moore's indelible images of Cuba at Couturier Gallery
    In one of Andrew Moore's inexhaustible photographs of Cuba, at Couturier, we face a courtyard lined with rows of silver chairs, their filigreed backs like a slightly chaotic jewelry display, a shiny jumble of upended pendants. At the far side of the...
  • Brazil's president imports Cuban doctors to ease shortage

    Brazil's president imports Cuban doctors to ease shortage
    RIO BRANCO, Brazil — Dr. Alberto Asael Reyes speaks Portuguese carefully when talking to his patients. He arrived in the Amazon region only recently from Cuba, and his accent remains strong. But in an area where there has long been no available...
  • U.S. releases last 3 Uighur detainees at Guantanamo

    U.S. releases last 3 Uighur detainees at Guantanamo
    WASHINGTON — Three Chinese Muslims, the last of nearly two dozen ethnic Uighurs held for years at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, have been flown to freedom as the Obama administration pushes to empty the prison in Cuba under new rules that...
  • Man returns to U.S. from Cuba to face charges in 1984 air hijacking

    Man returns to U.S. from Cuba to face charges in 1984 air hijacking
    A former black revolutionary who hijacked a U.S. airplane some three decades ago returned to Florida on Wednesday and surrendered to authorities to face charges of air piracy. William Potts Jr., who has described himself as a former member of the...
  • South Africa, the nation that gave up its nukes

     South Africa, the nation that gave up its nukes
    It would be a mistake to think that the end of the Cold War also ended the threat posed by nuclear weapons. Nuclear-armed states continue to deploy huge arsenals of nuclear weapons, other states continue with their efforts to acquire nuclear weapons,...
  • Katherine Hagedorn dies at 52; Pomona professor was Santeria priestess

    Katherine Hagedorn dies at 52; Pomona professor was Santeria priestess
    Katherine Hagedorn was not your stereotypical priestess in the Cuba-based Santeria religion, known for its complex, ecstatic drumming that adherents believe can call forth deities. She grew up in New Jersey, was white, had a doctorate in music and was a...
  • What John F. Kennedy was -- and wasn't

     What John F. Kennedy was -- and wasn't
    Twenty-five years ago, I asked Charles Bartlett, a syndicated columnist, to tell me about his old and close friend, John F. Kennedy. Bartlett's answer: "No one ever knew John Kennedy, not all of him." Now, 50 years after Kennedy's assassination, that...
  • Latin Grammys 2013: The complete list of winners and nominees

    Latin Grammys 2013: The complete list of winners and nominees
    At the 2013 Latin Grammy Awards, singer-songwriter and king of Latin salsa Marc Anthony took home record of the year for his single “Vivir Mi Vida.” Multiple-time Grammy winner Draco Rosa was bestowed with album of the year for “Vida.&...
  • Cuba to end dual-currency system

    Cuba to end dual-currency system
    MEXICO CITY — Cuba announced Tuesday that it would move toward ending a two-tier national currency system widely criticized for creating a privileged class with access to a special peso. The notice, published in Granma, the official Communist...
  • JFK assassination: 50 years ago today the conspiracy theories began

    JFK assassination: 50 years ago today the conspiracy theories began
    It was the assassination that launched a thousand conspiracy theories. Soon after President John F. Kennedy was killed on Nov. 22, 1963, the "who killed Kennedy?" debate began, and 50 years later, it continues. There have been books, movies and...