Posts tagged "Miami"

Sebastien de la Cruz, 11-year-old mariachi, rises above racism

Sebastien de la Cruz, 11-year-old mariachi, rises above racism
Before game three of the NBA Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and the visiting Miami Heat, an 11-year-old boy wearing a mariachi suit sang the national anthem. Sebastien de la Cruz didn’t sing it in Spanish. It wasn’t his first time in the spotlight. He has been featured on “America’s Got Talent” for his... Read more »

Blogostroika: Yoani Sánchez tours U.S.

Blogostroika: Yoani Sánchez tours U.S.
Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez shows us that one woman can make a difference. Sánchez, 37, has used her blog, Generation Y, and Twitter as tools to criticize the Cuban government and write about the struggles of life in Cuba. It is the first time the government has allowed her to leave Cuba since 2004. She... Read more »

Marlins suspend Ozzie Guillen over Castro comments but they should have fired him

Marlins suspend Ozzie Guillen over Castro comments but they should have fired him
Ozzie is being Ozzie. No matter how much Ozzie Guillen apologizes for his misplaced respect and love of Fidel Castro, he will never be forgiven by the Cuban community in Miami. “I feel like I betrayed the Latino community,” Guillen said in Spanish at a press conference that was broadcast on ESPN Tuesday morning. This... Read more »
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