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2001 Stories by Kathy Glasgow

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  • Multiple District Disorder

    published December 13, 2001

    On November 27 the North Miami City Council, after twenty minutes of discussion and public comment, unanimously passed a resolution challenging... More >>

  • Timing is everything

    published November 22, 2001

    Y tres, dos -- cue the band, cue the host, canned applause up, and Rolando Barral strides onto the set and over to his desk, arms raised in... More >>

  • Downy and Dirty

    published November 15, 2001

    Everyone's seen him. Everyone knows him. A friendly, middle-age man with classic Latin good looks, the type of gentleman who inspires instant... More >>

  • The Opa-locka Three

    published October 25, 2001

    The news, coming as it did just days after the terrorist attacks on the United States, outraged the nation: Three Miami-Dade County firefighters... More >>

  • An Old-Fashioned Mayor

    published October 11, 2001

    On September 14, amid the nonstop Attack on America! news coverage, at least two of Miami's TV stations paused long enough to report the results... More >>

  • The Salsa Wars

    published August 16, 2001

    Just before midnight on Saturday, July 21, Jacira Castro sat down at her computer to check her e-mail one last time before going to bed. Up came... More >>

  • Gotcha!

    published July 26, 2001

    In March 2000, after a yearlong investigation, the United States Federal Election Commission (FEC)... More >>

  • By the Hour

    published June 28, 2001

    In May 1999 the Miami-Dade County Commission unanimously approved a "living wage" ordinance. Laws like it are not common around the nation, and... More >>

  • Used, Abused, and Forgotten

    published June 21, 2001

    One afternoon a little more than a year ago, Ginette walked into a women's bathroom at the United States More >>

  • A New Political Complexion

    published May 3, 2001

    The April 14 party to launch Alix Desulme's campaign for a seat on the North Miami City... More >>

  • Voice of a Nation

    published April 19, 2001

    In the summer of 1997, a Cuban government agent instructed one of his contacts in Miami to exploit a nascent division between two influential... More >>

  • My Name Is Victor, and I'm a Jailbird

    published April 5, 2001

    Victor was arrested this past February for buying twelve dollars' worth of crack cocaine from undercover Miami police officers. It was his second... More >>

  • Addiction Affliction

    published February 22, 2001

    By late fall of last year, Michelle was becoming suicidal. Depressed and desperate to kick her alcohol addiction of many years, the Orlando... More >>

  • A Cuban Idyll

    published February 8, 2001

    Lucinda and I reached the Santiago bus terminal at about six o'clock Sunday morning, December 17, San Lazaro's Day. The predawn darkness was moist... More >>

  • Low Pay, High Stress

    published February 1, 2001

    Late last year Miami-Dade County administrators announced that Miami International Airport workers would pay five dollars per month more for... More >>

  • Tough as Nails

    published January 11, 2001

    From time to time the employees at Aljoma Lumber, Inc., watch nonchalantly as José Lamas descends in his helicopter, touching down in the... More >>

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