September 28, 2015
As anyone who has been conscious for the last week knows, Pope Francis has been on a whirlwind tour of the United States and Cuba. The popular pontiff rubbed elbows with a lot of celebrities and dignitaries while he was here and one of them was Marky Mark himself, Mark Wahlberg. Pope Francis probably was….
September 23, 2015
Music mogul and Gloria’s husband Emilio Estefan released a new song protesting the attitudes taken by many on the right, especially Donald Trump, with regards to Latinos in general and Mexicans in particular. As the largest Latino group in the country, Mexicans have been singled out for special scorn by these pundits. Trump, of course,….
September 18, 2015
Everyone’s favorite Latino pontiff, Pope Francis, arrives in Cuba tomorrow as part of his tour of the Communist island and its neighbor to the north, The United States. The pope will spend several days in Cuba and is expected to meet with former president Fidel Castro as well as his brother Raul. Francis played a….
September 14, 2015
When I was a kid in the 80′s one movie defined the way many people saw Cubans and that film was the 1983 Scarface. The tale of a Mariel boatlift Cuban who comes to America and becomes a cocaine drug lord in Miami was an instant classic. Now, because Hollywood can’t help itself, Scarface is….
August 14, 2015
For the first time in 54 years the American flag will fly in front of the American embassy in Havana. The embassy itself wasn’t there until last month. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Havana to mark the historic moment in the continuing thaw in relations between the United States and the communist country…..