Politics & Society DispatchesTim PadgettJuly 17, 2017
Rome is urging Venezuela President Maduro and his Chavistas to hold the elections they are now blocking, release hundreds of political prisoners like Mr. López and restore the democratic separation of powers they have mowed down.
Politics & Society DispatchesTim PadgettJune 16, 2017
Rising seas due to global warming have rendered the coastal high-water marks more obsolete by the day. That is especially true in the Miami area, which every media report on sea-level rise seems to profile as ground zero for deluge doom.
Politics & Society DispatchesTim PadgettMay 16, 2017
“Puerto Rico’s problem is that it’s an island of U.S. citizens who don’t have citizens’ rights—to vote in U.S. elections or have voting representatives in Congress.”
Politics & Society DispatchesTim PadgettApril 18, 2017
We are seeing rum rehabilitated. Rum respected. A rum revolution. Or as connoisseurs like to call it, a rum renaissance.
Politics & Society DispatchesTim PadgettMarch 20, 2017
As a former tyrant languishes in a hospital bed, the U.S. should ponder its routine of coddling military monsters.
Politics & Society DispatchesTim PadgettFebruary 14, 2017
“It was remarkable to see a mayor of one of the largest and most diverse and vibrant immigrant communities in the nation be the first to capitulate” to Mr. Trump’s threat.
Politics & Society DispatchesTim PadgettJanuary 11, 2017
The Sunshine State, a.k.a. the Gunshine State, considers itself a Second Amendment haven.
Politics & Society Signs Of the TimesTim PadgettNovember 16, 2016
Haitian expatriates have long considered themselves a “dissed” diaspora—in both their new country and the old.
Signs Of the TimesTim PadgettSeptember 20, 2016
“Many people in South Florida have bought this black propaganda that I am giving the country away to the Communists,” President Juan Manuel Santos said. “This is nonsense.”
Signs Of the TimesTim PadgettJune 23, 2016
"They’re telling Venezuelans to eat fried rocks.”