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December 29, 2013 11:25 PM Among Cuban Exiles, an Old New Year's Eve Toast Goes Silent

In their first years of exile from Cuba in the 1960s, Gustavo Pérez Firmat's family uttered the toast as a wish they anxiously waited to fulfill. Pérez Firmat's parents and grandparents would proclaim "Next year in Cuba" as they lifted glasses of scotch at Christmas and New Year's Eve. The words were uttered by thousands of Cubans who fled after Fidel 105

December 13, 2013 2:04 PM Mandela’s African Cold War

Should we forget which side he was on? Most Americans have never heard of Chris Hani or Oliver Tambo, both of whom died in 1993, and there was no fanfare in the U.S. media when Arthur Goldreich died two years ago. Since Nelson Mandela’s death last Thursday, the names of his former comrades in the anti-apartheid struggle have been omitted from the media 68

December 9, 2013 10:50 PM Video Game Review: Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

Ubisoft’s history-driven masterpiece sails into uncharted territory with a pirate adventure that is stunning with next-gen console graphics. There has been Ezio, Altair and Connor Kenway. And now there is Edward Kenway, the most irresistible and addictive of all. If you ever had any doubt about the Assassin's Creed franchise, it gets erased now, in Assassin's 97

December 5, 2013 8:20 PM Cuba won't budge on jailed American contractor, insists on prisoner swap

Cuba’s government on Wednesday continued to tie the fate of an American contractor jailed there for four years to the release of four Cuban spies imprisoned in the U.S. since 1998. Responding to renewed calls for Havana to free 64-year-old American contractor Alan Gross, Director General of Cuba’s Foreign Ministry, Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, said in a statement 69