Tim Padgett

Politics & Society Dispatches
February 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 Dispatches
January 11, 2017
The Sunshine State, a.k.a. the Gunshine State, considers itself a Second Amendment haven.
Politics & Society Signs Of the Times
November 16, 2016
Haitian expatriates have long considered themselves a “dissed” diaspora—in both their new country and the old.
Signs Of the Times
September 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 Times
June 23, 2016
"They’re telling Venezuelans to eat fried rocks.”
Signs Of the Times
April 14, 2016
The Catholic Church is vying with Communism by teaching Cubans capitalism.
Signs Of the Times
April 04, 2016
The church has become Cuba’s only real alternative institution to the revolution itself.
Signs Of the Times
February 23, 2016
This is turning out to be more complicated than simply tweaking flawed legislation.
Signs Of the Times
January 07, 2016
Drug kingpins are expert at cultivating Robin Hood images.
Signs Of the Times
November 04, 2015
It was one of the more absurd moments of America’s Cuba policy.In 2011, as the Communist island began drilling for what may be billions of barrels of oil off its northern coast, a legitimate fear gripped the United States. That was the specter of an oil spill, a BP-style disaster choking the F