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Enrique Martinez Celaya Captures a Familiar Feeling in His First L.A. Show in 4 Years

Ever feel like an outsider looking in on your own life? Cuban-born artist and USC professor Martinez Celaya gets it

In Search of the Cubano, from Havana to Tampa to L.A.

If you want a Cuban sandwich, you might be better off in L.A. than Cuba

Arturo Sandoval Big Band Christmas

Backed by a legion of horn blowers, Cuba’s answer to Dizzy Gillespie infuses holiday standards with a Caribbean lilt

Remembering Elizabeth Peña

The Cuban-American actress was a beacon of hope for Raquel Gutiérrez

Casting the Yasiel Puig Biopic: Our Star-Studded Wish List

Now that the race for the movie rights to our explosive story on Puig’s defection from Cuba has come to an end, we make our demands—ahem, requests—for the actors who ought to play the key characters

Q&A: Jesse Katz on Uncovering the Details of Yasiel Puig’s Defection

In the May issue of Los Angeles, contributing writer Jesse Katz tells the shocking story of Dodger outfielder Yasiel Puig’s escape from Cuba. Here he sheds light on the reporting process in an interview with executive editor Matthew Segal
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Escape from Cuba: Yasiel Puig’s Untold Journey to the Dodgers

Gilberto Suarez, the Florida financier accused of smuggling Yasiel Puig out of Cuba in 2012, changed his plea from not guilty to guilty. In May, writer Jesse Katz revealed the details of Puig's harrowing passage

Escape de Cuba: El Viaje Nunca Antes Contado de Yasiel Puig a Los Dodgers

La impactante historia del jugador más polémico de las Grandes Ligas de béisbol