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2001 Stories by Lissette Corsa

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  • Out of the Booth

    published November 29, 2001

    Young women in tight hip-huggers and heels line dance with buff boyfriends while the master of ceremonies, wearing a microphone headset, cheers on... More >>

  • Right Time

    published November 1, 2001

    When Cezar Santana arrives, acoustic guitar in hand, at Gil's Café on 71st Street near Collins Avenue, he expects the unexpected. He'd... More >>

  • Little Buenos Aires

    published October 4, 2001

    It's a tropical summer night in the North Beach neighborhood of Little Buenos Aires. Silvina, a statuesque 34-year-old single mom in spandex and a... More >>

  • There's No Place Like This Home: The Sequel

    published October 4, 2001

    It had been nearly a month since Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) imposed a... More >>

  • The Cuban Coach

    published August 30, 2001

    Rigoberto Betancourt hasn't left Hialeah -- or as he prefers saying, "Hialeah no me suelta." (Hialeah doesn't let go of me.) What does he... More >>

  • Gone with the Wind

    published June 28, 2001

    "Don't come in, he's just exposed himself," yelled Steve Hollabaugh, rake in hand, speaking from inside Merrimac House, a low-income boarding... More >>

  • Cuba's Jackie Mason

    published June 7, 2001

    It's showtime at Miami Beach's Club Tropigala on a recent Saturday night, and Cuban comedian Guillermo Alvarez Guedes is headlining. He's half an... More >>

  • Finally a Solution to the Homeless Problem

    published May 17, 2001

    On a Tuesday night in January, a Coral Gables police officer stopped his patrol car at the corner of Douglas Road and SW Eighth Street, just at... More >>

  • Don't Tell, Don't Ask

    published April 5, 2001

    They were born with HIV. But Dominique and Jonathan grew up ignorant about their diagnosis because their mother refused to tell them. And health... More >>

  • There's No Place Like This Home, Part 2

    published February 22, 2001

    On Friday, January 26, shortly after New Times published a second story detailing problems at Carlyle on the Bay, a Miami assisted-living... More >>

  • There's No Place Like This Home

    published January 25, 2001

    This past October 13 Lourdes Franco made a gruesome discovery. In apartment 908 at Carlyle on the Bay, a ten-story residential tower overlooking... More >>

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