Crazy beautiful: Understanding the Korean mind

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_270749" align="aligncenter" width="599" caption="These stone towers, or "Dol Top" are set up by Koreans who believe that erecting them will help their wishes become reality. This photograph more…

'Kings of the East' haunt U.S.

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_269969" align="aligncenter" width="614" caption="A typical South Korean traditional structure. Inside is a large drum. In ancient times, villagers would bang on it to summon a local or more…

Burn Notice

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- Definition of regret: 1. to mourn the loss or death of b: to miss very much 2. to be very sorry for "Burn Notice" is my favorite TV more…

Gitmo, baseball, salsa and communism

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_234405" align="aligncenter" width="609" caption="(Photo: Anthony C. LoBaido)"][/caption] (Editor's note: This is Part 4 of Anthony LoBaido's in-depth exploration of Cuba. Read Part 1, Part 2 and Part more…

Abortion: Cuba's bitter harvest

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_234381" align="aligncenter" width="679" caption="Caribbean sunset (Photo: Anthony C. LoBaido)"][/caption] (Editor's note: This is Part 3 of a special in-depth series on Cuba by Anthony LoBaido. Read Part more…

Glass houses of Havana

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_234337" align="aligncenter" width="610" caption="Trendy artwork proliferates around Havana and can be found for sale at decent prices. (Photo: Anthony C. LoBaido)"][/caption] (Editor's note: This is Part 2 more…

Cuba searches for national soul

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- (Editor's note: This is Part 1 of a special in-depth series on Cuba by Anthony LoBaido. Don't miss Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4.) [caption id="attachment_234321" align="alignright" more…

Government silences, deports thousands

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- Editor's Note: Journalist and photographer Anthony C. LoBaido, working along with U.S. Special Forces personnel such as Maj. Carl Bernard, the first Green Beret on the ground to more…