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Haunted: A Talk With Randy Wayne White

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.18.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Randy Wayne White is a New York Times best-selling novelist of crime fiction and non-fiction and the writer of a television documentary. He's perhaps best known for his 21 Doc Ford novels and his most recent Hannah Smith series.

Cuba's New Real Estate Market, Betting on the Future, Wary of the Past

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 07.18.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Placing zeros to the right seems to be the preferred sport of those who put a price on the homes they sell in Cuba today. A captive market at the end of the day, the buyer could find a lot of surprises in the wide range of classified ads.

Film Briefs for Latino Studies

Virginia Sanchez-Korrol | Posted 10.17.2012 | Education
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol

At lectures, I'm often asked by teachers to recommend course materials in Latino Studies. One strategy that worked for me was to use films. Here are ten titles that worked for me.

Life Imitates Art: When Cuban Actors Defect

Chuck Gomez | Posted 06.28.2012 | Entertainment
Chuck Gomez

Did the actors follow the script too closely? Actors Anailin de la Rua de la Torre and Javier Nunez Florian disappeared after their plane landed in Miami last week. They appear to have defected. Was life imitating art?

My Grandparents Rest in My Garden

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

A bluish-colored vase has stood for a couple of days between the plants in our garden, fourteen stories up. We still don't have a clear idea of what ...