How to Experience Cuba

As immediate gratification seeking Americans we have always had a problem with having zero access to things or places. So it was a bit orgasmic when President Obama lifted the trade embargo with Cuba which, amo...

Tony Montana’s Miami 33 Years Later…

By now we are all familiar with the story of murderous Cuban mafioso Tony Montana who descends on Miami in search of the “American Dream” after departing Cuba in the Mariel boatlift of 1980 in the epic 1983 Al ...

J.R. Ramirez Is Making Some Power Moves

It’s five o’clock on a Friday afternoon. Not exactly the moment you want to start an interview. As a writer you want your subject as comfortable as possible, so I fear the timing may not be ideal. Yet, at f...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Nicaragua

If you only know Nicaragua, the land of “lakes and volcanoes,” because of its dictators and political strife you’ve got a few things to learn about Central America’s largest country. From its postcard perfe...

How to Rock the Guayabera

Summer is about to make its grand entrance. With rising temperatures comes the need to show off a brand new wardrobe that will keep you looking and feeling cool. The first must have? The traditional guayabera...

Cuban Chrome

The more things change, the more they stay the same. It’s been less than a year since both President Obama and Raul Castro announced the US and Cuban administrations respective decisions to restore diplomatic r...