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Tropical storm warning for Los Cabos, Mexico due to Norma
by Peter Orsi - September 17, 2017 - 5:14am
Hurricane season roared on as Jose threatened heavy surf along the U.S. East Coast on Saturday, Tropical Storm Norma neared Mexico's resort-studded Baja California Peninsula, and Tropical Storm Maria formed in the...
Timing of Mexico drug lord's extradition seen as political
by Peter Orsi - January 21, 2017 - 4:00am
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's abrupt exit to face charges in the US marks the probable end of the career of Mexico's most notorious drug cartel boss, and a delicately timed gesture by Mexican President Enrique Pena...
With presidents Obama, Castro watching, Rays beat Cuban team
by Peter Orsi - March 23, 2016 - 12:12am
When Kevin Kiermaier slid into home for the Tampa Bay Rays' first run of the day, President Barack Obama flung his arms wide in the sign for "safe." Then he turned to his left and shook the hand of his seatmate and...
New English-language bookstore a 1st in Havana
by Peter Orsi - August 11, 2013 - 6:07am
Cuba's first English-language bookstore offers a selection that would just about stock the lobby of an average Vermont bed and breakfast. Next to what's available in English elsewhere in Havana, it might as well...
Cuba backs Snowden asylum offers from allies
by Peter Orsi - July 8, 2013 - 3:05pm
Cuban President Raul Castro threw his support behind other leftist Latin American governments willing to give asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden, calling him a man persecuted for his ideals...
Australian swimmer sets off from Cuba for Florida
by Peter Orsi - June 13, 2013 - 5:07am
Australian endurance athlete Chloe McCardel jumped feet-first into calm, balmy waters off Cuba on yesterday and began stroking steadily out to sea in a bid to make a record swim from Havana to Florida without a protective...
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