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2000 Stories by Kathy Glasgow

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  • Turn On, Tune In

    published December 28, 2000

    Kreyol-language AM radio is the most important medium of communication within South Florida's Haitian community and its most immediate link with... More >>

  • Fancy Footwork

    published November 30, 2000

    Havana's Kid Chocolate auditorium, a spacious wood-floored gymnasium named after the great Cuban boxing champion of the Thirties, seemed the... More >>

  • Loads of Dirty Laundry, Part 2

    published October 12, 2000

    During the three years since Mohamed Ibrahim's first appearance in the pages of New Times ( More >>

  • Carnival!

    published October 5, 2000

    After midnight, on an oppressively steamy Saturday in August, the Miami Karnival 2000 “ban... More >>

  • Broadcast Blunder, Part 2

    published September 28, 2000

    For about five months, complaints have ricocheted around Miami and Washington, D.C., concerning the peculiar news judgment exercised this past... More >>

  • Second Effort

    published September 21, 2000

    The sixth fight on the boxing card at Miccosukee Indian Gaming this past August 12 was a four-rounder pitting lightweights Luis Ernesto Delis of... More >>

  • Broadcast Blunder

    published August 31, 2000

    Only a few months ago, Miami-Dade County had pretty much lost its already tenuous grip on reason. The place was in a blind frenzy over Elian... More >>

  • Foiling the Union

    published August 17, 2000

    A few months ago, soon after the ironworkers union began signing up employees at RC Aluminum Industries, about a half-dozen burly bouncer types... More >>

  • Ring Cycle

    published August 3, 2000

    Johnny Torres and a bunch of his relatives have put up a boxing ring in the middle of the spacious Club Fantasy Show, a nightclub in Little... More >>

  • The Fight of Their Lives

    published July 20, 2000

    Not many of the professional boxers pounding the punching bags at Gerrits Leprechaun gym in Wynwood have seriously considered the concept of a... More >>

  • Don't Look for the Union Label

    published June 22, 2000

    Alberto Turienzo raps his fist on the hardback cover of El Padrino, a Spanish translation of The Godfather, that venerable Mario... More >>

  • Park Raving Mad

    published June 22, 2000

    Just a year ago the Allapattah Mini Park was so trashed that some of its neighbors didn't even know it was a park. The 18,000-square-foot property... More >>

  • No Safe Harbor

    published June 1, 2000

    Daniel Budin set sail from Miami two weeks ago in his 110-year-old boat, Souqui. In about a month, if all goes according to plan,... More >>

  • Land of the Rich and Home of the White

    published May 25, 2000

    Part-time security guard Conraad Hoever, sitting at a counter inside a small, tile-roof guardhouse on NE 50th Street and Biscayne Boulevard,... More >>

  • Nursing a Grudge

    published April 6, 2000

    Richard Reckley, a registered nurse at the Turner Guilford Knight Detention Center medical clinic, says he waited three years before he got angry.... More >>

  • A New Front Page

    published March 30, 2000

    The meeting had a lofty mission: to launch a committee to work on behalf of freedom of the press in Miami. It was early January 2000, and the... More >>

  • A Fine Mess

    published March 2, 2000

    Georges William, a Little Haiti businessman and property owner, received a $500 ticket from the City of Miami this past September. William was... More >>

  • The Old Man and the Spree

    published February 17, 2000

    The ancient YAK-42 Cubana de Aviación jet lumbered loudly through heavy gray clouds on its way from Nassau to Havana. Belted into a worn... More >>

  • Beyond Havana

    published January 27, 2000

    Che Guevara was not the reason I took the Number 13 train from Havana to Santa Clara, Cuba, though it's true Guevara is buried in Santa Clara,... More >>

  • A Hatchet Job

    published January 27, 2000

    It was an oak gone bad. It was going to pay. The dirt-ball tree was going down. Oh, sure, it was beautiful -- too beautiful. Unprincipled,... More >>

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    Prices to Die For

    published January 13, 2000

    It's just another storefront tucked in among the flea market, the wig shops, and the styling salons at Liberty City's aging Northside Shopping... More >>

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