In the race for the White House, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich don't seem to have a problem taking money from corporate pirates accused of breaking the law to maximize their profits. Romney has collected at least $100,000 from a Miami-based investment fund that owns run down apartment buildings i ... More >>
Al Cardenas, the Miami mega-lobbyist and lawyer who once headed the Republican Party of Florida and now head of the influential American Conservative Union, has exercised his right to be married to a woman named Diana for the past 32 years. Though, it seems Diana is dead set against extending the ... More >>
The American Conservative Union, the group now headed by Miami lobbyist Al Cardenas, has released their 2010 ratings of congress and they've deemed the three Cuban-American Republicans who represented much of Miami-Dade county not conservative. In fact, Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Mario and Lin ... More >>
via WonketteAn activist at 2009's very serious CPAC, an event Cardenas will now oversee. Al Cardenas is one of Miami's top political insiders. He's a former two-term chair of the state GOP, and a former member of the nation-wide Executive Committee of the Republican Party. The guy even gave Marco ... More >>
Meet Camilo Padreda, dynamic businessman, faithful Republican, patron of law enforcement, convicted felon
Greed, thievery, corruption, and betrayal -- the sordid tale of Miriam Alonso's downfall
President Eduardo Padron has instituted an impressive program of intimidation at Miami-Dade Community College
Miami voters weren't going to let conflicts of interest or a two-bit felony conviction stop them from electing Angel Gonzalez
Plus: Ros-Lehtinen's strange name game
U.S. Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart owes the FEC 30 grand for arrogant electioneering. Finally.
Ramon Saul Sanchez's Democracy Movement unveils a new twist on the venerable sit-in protest: The float-in
Radio and TV Martí are supposed to remain above politics and provide Cubans with unbiased news. This is not a joke; it only seems like one.
Most anti-Castro groups shun partisan presidential politics, but not Miguel Saavedra and his merry band of protesters
Quik Park's Hank Sopher has made a quick buck from garages and vacant lots. Now politicians are wondering if he's selling the public short.
The effort to bring felony charges against Manuel Diaz was fraught with innuendo, suspicion, and an alleged conflict of interest
Leave the Driving to CANF
Years behind schedule and way over budget, the performing arts center is another Miami miracle
Waste dumps, illicit lobbying, paid supporters, hidden agendas. Or politics as usual in Miami-Dade County.
The Wizard of Odd
Joe Celestin might have lost his bid to become mayor of North Miami, but his campaign united South Florida's Haitians like nothing before
Marleine Bastien -- activist, social worker, songwriter, mother -- is helping to lead the resurgence of South Florida's Haitian political agenda
The friendly folks in Miami Beach who tow away your car and charge you big bucks to get it back will do anything to preserve their monopoly. Absolutely anything.
Flush with valuable Lincoln Road real estate and saddled with major debts, the South Florida Art Center ponders its options, its future, and its purpose