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Baseball teams up with Castro

Baseball teams up with Castro

Cuba says the deal blocks players from signing with major-league teams if they defect. They remain the property of the regime.

January 14, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

A white rose… again

A white rose… again

Sometimes it is wise to look beyond the headlines to the history, maybe even the poetry of a place.

August 1, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Cuba, Stuck in the past

Cuba, Stuck in the past

Cuba is a communist dictatorship in a time warp. For some, that lends it a rebellious allure. They talk id seeing old Havana before its charm is ‘spoiled’ by visible signs of prosperity, such as anike and Starbucks.

May 15, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Cuba, all over again

Cuba, all over again

Florida is as close as we’ll get to Cuba. What happens there is important to us.

December 15, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, z | Read More »

Cuba, again

Cuba, again

Sometimes it is wise to look beyond the headlines to the history.

April 4, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Who benefits if the embargo is lifted?

Who benefits if the embargo is lifted?

Who will benefit when the embargo is lifted, if it is lifted. Of course there does not appear to be a vibrant enough middle class in Cuba to do business with all these waiting businesses.

January 5, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Mote applauds U.S.-Cuban ocean accord

Mote applauds U.S.-Cuban ocean accord

“This is a win-win-win: It’s a win for each country and a win for our oceans.” said Dr. Michael P. Crosby, President & CEO of Mote.

December 3, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

A white rose

A white rose

Cuba is important to Florida, to the United States.

December 3, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

A time out

A time out

Summer ends, the Commission returns, money is spent, the nation’s political system shifts gears, and so on.

September 27, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Rare Longfin Mako shark ‘phones home’ to Mote

Rare Longfin Mako shark ‘phones home’ to Mote

The shark was tagged on Feb. 14 offshore northern Cuba during an expedition by scientists from Mote.

August 25, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »