Miami Herald : International (19)

Fidel Castro leaves this world with more blood on his hands

In the wake of his death, as his ashes travel across the island in a tiny coffin, Fidel Castro leaves behind a new trail of victims in Cuba. A hero's … Click to Continue

Castro's death may not trigger economic recovery in Cuba

Now that Fidel Castro is gone and the leaders of Canada, Mexico and other countries have made fools of themselves by praising the alleged accomplishments of a dictator who destroyed … Click to Continue

Palm Beach society billionaire joins Donald Trump's 'populist revolution'

Relatives of the 13 miners had gathered in Sago Baptist Church, a 130-year-old white clapboard building in a steep wooded hallow not far from the coal pit owned by Wilbur … Click to Continue

Man asks his neighbor what he planned to do with a bat. His answer: 'I'll kill you'

A Hialeah man was charged with second degree attempted murder after police say he hit his neighbor in the head with an aluminum bat and critically injured him. The incident … Click to Continue

He hit a 7-year-old on a bicycle with his van. Ten days later, he turned himself in

Ten days after a 7-year-old riding his bicycle in front of his Miramar home was injured in a hit-and-run crash, the driver turned himself in, police said Wednesday. Jayden McFarland … Click to Continue

A threatening Trump wants 'a better deal,' but knee-jerk moves won't transform a post-Fidel Cuba

It's too soon for major policy pronouncements on a post-Fidel Cuba. Yet President-elect Donald Trump, in the beginning stages of building his administration, has already made a major announcement. If … Click to Continue

Miami Gardens mosque receives anti-Muslim hate letter

The letter came in a plain white letter-sized envelope addressed to the Islamic Center of Greater Miami. But what was in the letter, which began with To the Children of … Click to Continue

One killed, two hospitalized after elderly man slams SUV into bus bench, police say

One person was killed and two people sitting at a bus bench near the entrance of Memorial Regional Hospital South in Hollywood were injured Monday afternoon when an elderly man … Click to Continue

Homeowner shoots and kills burglar. Two other suspected burglars arrested.

A burglar who was shot by a Sunrise homeowner died Monday afternoon, according to police. The incident happened at 4380 NW 103rd Terr. at early Monday. Three people entered the … Click to Continue

Officer killed in off-duty high speed crash had only been on the force six months

A Miami police officer who lost his life in a high-speed early morning crash over the weekend had only been on the force for six months and was assigned to … Click to Continue

A stolen car at McDonald's leads to police-involved shooting

One person was in custody and two other people were on the run after a police-involved shooting that involved a stolen car in front of a Fort Lauderdale fast-food restaurant … Click to Continue

3 people waiting for a bus end up in the hospital after driver slams into their bench

Three people sitting at a bus bench near the entrance of Memorial Regional Hospital South in Hollywood were injured Monday afternoon when an elderly man lost control of his SUV … Click to Continue

Son's in jail. And Mom helped put him there

A sign that maybe you need to examine your life decisions: Your own mother doesn't want you in her home and calls the cops to bust you. According to the … Click to Continue

Behind the scenes: How the Miami Herald's 'Cuba Plan' became a reality

We called it The Cuba Plan.' For more than 20 years, we painstakingly planned our coverage for the inevitable day when Fidel Castro would die. This would be a big … Click to Continue

Oppenheimer: Fidel a coward for not allowing political challenge

Miami Herald columnist Andres Oppenheimer comments on the death of the former Cuban president. … Click to Continue

Far from a courageous leader, Fidel Castro was a coward

It's not nice to criticize somebody who has just died, but watching the eulogies from leaders around the world exalting the alleged bravery of just deceased Cuban ruler Fidel Castro, … Click to Continue

Crash that killed father and toddler may have been the result of racing

Two drivers speeding along Northwest North River Drive as families prepared to sit for Thanksgiving dinner might have been racing, witnesses told police Friday. The resulting crash Thursday afternoon near … Click to Continue

There is no RIP for Fidel Castro in Miami. Just good riddance

The tyrant is dead. I have to say it to believe it. Al fin. Finally, the guerrilla leader who rose to power on a promise of social justice but instead … Click to Continue

Crash that killed father and toddler may have been the result of racing, police say

Two drivers speeding along Northwest North River Drive as families prepared to sit for Thanksgiving dinner might have been racing, police said Friday. The resulting crash Thursday afternoon near Allapattah, … Click to Continue