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BY PAULA DOCKERY
I had intended to offer a half-time report on the Florida Legislature’s 60-day legislative session, but the vast majority of the action occurs in the last two weeks — or, more accurately, in the last few days.
BY PHILLIP M. HUDSON III
What do Muhammad Ali, Bob Marley, ancient Indian villages and the Beatles have in common?
In My Opinion
By Leonard Pitts Jr.
It was an angry book.
BY ANDREW J. BACEVICH
The government of Iraq last week announced that it had padlocked the infamous prison at Abu Ghraib. The gates are closed. The inmates moved. Whether the closure is permanent or temporary — Iraqi officials suggest the latter — this ought to qualify as a notable milestone. What does it signify?
BY MARGARET CARLSON
There are few happier events than becoming a grandmother, and almost none that says quite so loudly “over the hill.”
BY HOWARD SIMON
Time and time again you hear it reported that, “We live in the most politically and ideologically polarized period in American history, perhaps since the Civil War.”
BY ROBERTO FABRICIO
I had long been curious about the relationship between Gabriel García Márquez and Fidel Castro. The great Latin American Nobel Laureate, and the dictator. An odd couple, to say the least.
After reading Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude for the first time in...
In My Opinion
I have a question for George Will.
The headline shouted, “All citizens of Jewish nationality!” The document ordered all Jews ove...
It’s hard to believe that one-tenth of the Major League Baseball season has already slipped into the...
Well, Hillary Clinton has given us a lot to think about, again.
If it comes from the United States it must be bad. That is the conclusion some critics of ZunZuneo, the U.S...
One evening two years ago, Bishop Agustín Román limited his supper to a handful of grapes. Urged ...
For the past 23 years, I have worked in Florida’s child-protection system as a front-line case manag...
My daughter, Bela, who has autism, doesn’t go anywhere without a pair of socks, which is odd because...
GABRIEL GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ
Gabriel García Márquez has left us. His was also a death foretold, but no less shocking, because ...