Tristram Korten

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  • 7 years ago

    As epitaphs go, the McCain rally Sunday night/Monday morning in Coral Gables is as good as any for Florida. It was a midnight party of Cuban music and Cuban-American politicians at the University of Miami's basketball stadium that was meant to sto...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    In mid-December Spanish balladeer and Miami Beach resident Alejandro Sanz suddenly announced to the media that he had an illegitimate three-year-old son. A few days later an apparent motive for the announcement revealed itself when authorities arr...

  • 10 years ago | Longform

    The call came in the middle of the day. They normally did. And once I heard his voice, I knew it would be far more interesting than sorting through my notes about Miami's latest bureaucratic squabble. His voice was husky and animated: "It was Memo...

  • 10 years ago | Longform

    Jacob DiPietre, Gov. Jeb Bush's closed-mouth press secretary, has left his government job to join Team Disney in Orlando as Goofy's mouthpiece. This past June, New Times described DiPietre's refusal to answer three weeks of telephone calls request...

  • 10 years ago

    The United States can represent many things to the world's impoverished, but in late September 1992, this country meant one very basic thing to Omila Foufoune Cesaire: safety. She was in a panic to escape the murderous gangs and lethally berserk m...

  • 10 years ago

    Ah, football season. You can almost smell the torn-up sod, feel the thud of crashing helmets and pads, and hear the police scanner crackling. Soon college teams all over the state will gear up for practice, including the latest entrant into the co...

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