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1997 Stories by Jacob Bernstein

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  • Jail Cells Are Forever

    published December 18, 1997

    When Nathaniel Burke is not in his Little Havana office, a machine answers the phone. "Thank you for calling the Coalition to Support Cuban... More >>

  • Mudslinging Matriarchs

    published December 11, 1997

    It's 1:35 a.m. and Eunice Liberty is on the phone, fuming with anger. "I didn't work all these years to be treated like this," protests the... More >>

  • Black in Blue

    published November 13, 1997

    At a little after 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 7, more than half a dozen City of Miami police cars are parked in front of an abandoned building... More >>

  • My Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, My Fist Gets in Your Mouth

    published November 13, 1997

    A product of three generations of northern Italian restaurateurs, Maurizio Farinelli came to the United States in 1989 with the dream of opening... More >>

  • Arresting Developments

    published November 6, 1997

    It is unlikely that Simpson v. the City of Miami will turn into the trial of the century. Yet in the same way O.J. Simpson's case helped place the... More >>

  • Dateline Havana

    published October 16, 1997

    On the morning of August 5, Cuban state security officials arrived at Havana's Jose Marti International Airport. Their orders were simple: Make... More >>

  • They Came, They Sawed, They Conquered

    published October 16, 1997

    The carnage began at NE 99th Street. They came with chain saws and wood chippers. Blocking off one lane of traffic along Biscayne Boulevard, the... More >>

  • Why Can't We All Just Go for the Jugular?

    published October 2, 1997

    A stack of pamphlets entitled "Citizens Guide to County Accountability" sits on the desk of Eduardo Diaz, executive director of Dade's... More >>

  • Remains of the Day

    published September 18, 1997

    What do Bob Marley, the Girl Scouts, Ivana Trump, and the American Welding Society have in common? All have been honored this year with... More >>

  • Robert Isn't Here

    published September 4, 1997

    Ask any toll clerk on the Florida Turnpike extension for directions to Everglades National Park and they will likely include a fruit stand called... More >>

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