| Feb 2, 2013
| 6:30 AM
On a recent trip to Cuba, Byron Motley toured a tobacco plantation in Vinales, a picturesque town about 100 miles southwest of Havana. Beneath a canopy of tobacco leaves, he photographed a dog enjoying an afternoon nap in the shade.
Motley is a frequent...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If Edward J. Snowden, who says he leaked National Security Agency secrets, wants to stay out of the clutches of U.S. judicial authorities, his choices for seeking asylum are few and, literally, far between.
Only Iceland would seem to meet the conditions...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:44 PM
"An Evening of Tiki" returns to the Spare Room at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, just in time for the lazy, fruit-tastic days of summer.
The Polynesian-themed night takes place the first or second Wednesday of every month, ending in September. Each...
| May 29, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The death of Salvadoran poet Roque Dalton in 1975 is one of the great tragedies of Latin American literature and of the Latin American left. And it was a tragedy the left inflicted on itself.
Dalton had joined one of the armed rebel groups fighting...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:00 AM
No escaping the conundrum of Syria's war
Monday-Tuesday, June 3-4 – Russian and European leaders face an agenda packed with economic and political issues at their two-day summit in the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg. But as with most...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez loomed so large over his country and Latin America for the last two decades that his death on Tuesday following a long battle with cancer confronts the region with potentially destabilizing political swings and economic...
| May 7, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Records from the estate in Cuba where Ernest Hemingway wrote many of his most famous books have been digitized and brought to the United States, the Associated Press reports. The materials will be held at Boston's John F. Kennedy Library, which holds a...
| May 6, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Beyonce appeared on "Good Morning America" on Monday to set the record straight about her trip to Cuba and open up about expanding her family.
Bey, who is in the middle of the European leg of her world tour, the Mrs. Carter Show, spoke with Amy Robach...
| Mar 31, 2013
Question: What are the travel requirements for going to Cuba? Is it possible to fly out of Tijuana, Mexico, to Cuba with a U.S. passport? Are there any other ID or passport cards required?
San Juan Capistrano
Answer: Yes, an...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Broadway for Cicely Tyson is clearly like riding a bike.
Her last rendezvous in the rialto was in "The Corn Is Green" in 1983, but you'd never know that 30 years had passed by her exquisitely understated performance in the revival of Horton Foote's "The...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 5:12 PM
A Bell police sergeant who said he was forced into retirement in retaliation for reporting corruption in the city has received $400,000 and been reinstated to the force. The size of the settlement of James Corcoran’s whistle-blower lawsuit is far......