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  • Blogs

    May 29, 2013

    Safe Wrap of Florida Already Messing Up Lucrative Airport Contract

    The company that won a hotly contested contract at Miami International Airport worth tens of millions of dollars a year is already in the doghouse with MIami-Dade County's Aviation Department. On Tuesday, department director Emilio T. Gonzalez fired off a letter to Radames Villalon, general manager ... More >>

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    February 7, 2013
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    February 4, 2013

    Jeb Bush Jr. Rejected For Spot On MDX Board

    Jeb Bush Jr. is one of the future faces of the Republican Party. He is the 29-year-old president of Bush Realty and sits on the boards of several local corporations. The youngest son of Florida's former governor is even considered a possible contender against Democratic Congressman Joe Garcia in 201 ... More >>

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    July 28, 2011
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    July 28, 2011

    Memo To Miami City Commissioners: Red Light Cameras Suck

    ​As cities around south Florida are ditching controversial red light camera programs, Miami's elected officials are about to extend its contract with the company that provides the company that operates the video recorders. Ass backwards, you say? Well, it is the Magic City.At today's city commissi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    County Commissioners Joe Martinez and Sally Heyman Want Red Light Cameras

    The great money maker for cash-strapped local governments​Looking for ways to screw taxpayers even more, county commissioners Joe Martinez and Sally Heyman want to introduce red light cameras for unincorporated Miami-Dade. Several cities, including Miami Beach, Hialeah and Miami Gardens, have alre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    A Lobbyist's Wife Gets Her Way at Miami CRA

    Miami-Dade Expressway AuthorityMartiza Gutierrez got $9,800 in CRA funds ​Man, we knew Miami City Commissioner Marc Sarnoff could be a prickly son of gun, but his meddling in a billing issue shows he can be both petty and vindictive as well.According to a June 1 memo by former CRA Executive Direct ... More >>

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    July 22, 2010
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    July 19, 2010

    With No Experience and Lots of Cash, Miami Mayor's Daughter Raquel Regalado Runs For School Board

    Raquel RegaladoTomas Regalado and daughter, Raquel, at a school board campaign event​School board candidates are typically a veritable who's that of local gadabouts or gray-haired teachers with little recognition outside home room. In District 6, which covers parts of Coral Gables and South Miami, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    The Return of Loco Joe

    Alex Izaguirre​ The tepid race to replace Miami Mayor Manny Diaz could soon get a shot of Sazon if the chatter emanating from city hall is true. A handful of political consultants said earlier today that former Mayor Joe Carollo is seriously considering jumping into the contest. As of now, it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    The Big Donors in Miami Mayor's Race

    Illustration by Alex Izaguirre In this week's print edition of Riptide, I wrote that none of the candidates in the Miami mayoral race will crack the $1 million benchmarks set by Manny Diaz in 2001 and 2005. Nevertheless, City Commissioners Tomas Regalado and Joe Sanchez are shoring up support with s ... More >>

  • News

    June 9, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of June 9 , 2005

    Friends of Fidel, Miami Beach beatings, handgun chic

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    May 19, 2005

    Acute Democratitis

    Jimmy Morales ponders the disease with no known cure

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    May 5, 2005

    Miami Gun Rhapsody

    Who's packing heat in the Magic City? You don't have to conceal your curiosity a second longer

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    October 17, 2002

    Firemen's Ball

    How you gonna keep 'em down on the job, once they've seen OT?

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    January 17, 2002

    What a Difference a Bay Makes

    On the Beach side gay life flourishes, but on the Miami side it's Anita Bryant déjà vu

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    December 13, 2001

    Multiple District Disorder

    Divide North Miami and you also divide a burgeoning Haitian-American voting bloc. Was that the plan?

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Letters from the Issue of November 8, 2001

    Three Stupid Screwballs: What do you expect when you spit in the eye of a wounded nation?

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Down in Miami: The Political Blues

    Miami Beach mayoral candidate David Dermer's political foes play dirty

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    November 1, 2001

    Should These Three Firemen Go Back to Work?

    Plus: Ros-Lehtinen's strange name game

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    November 1, 2001

    By the Numbers

    Experts ponder the possibilities for winning or losing the Miami mayor's race

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    Return of the Bullies

    The school board wades through a smear campaign

  • Music

    August 2, 2001

    Not Just a Song

    If music be the stuff of controversy, Commissioner Barbara Carey-Shuler says, Play on

  • News

    December 14, 2000

    Professionalism in Politics

    With the whole world watching, Miami's destiny calls: It's time for leadership!

  • News

    August 17, 2000

    Revenge of the Penny Tax

    FIU and MDCC foundations draw new scrutiny from state investigators

  • News

    August 10, 2000

    What Makes Alvaro Run?

    Alvaro Fernandez takes on Bruno Barreiro, his friends, and all their money. Ask him if he's worried.

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    Demetrio's Rules

    The world according to public school board member Demetrio Perez includes exile philosophy, Elian propaganda, and old-Havana-school politics.

  • News

    June 1, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of June 1, 2000

  • News

    May 25, 2000

    The Team's Dreams

    The attorneys who represented Elian's Miami relatives may have a political future

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    April 27, 2000

    Elian Nation

    Scenes from a splintered city

  • News

    February 10, 2000

    Fine Young Cannibals

    The reporters providing us coverage of Elian Gonzalez seem to recognize they're taking part in a shark feed. And they just keep chomping.

  • News

    January 27, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of January 27, 2000

  • News

    January 20, 2000

    A Family Portrait

    Meet Luis and José Cid, Elian Gonzalez's Miami cousins, just a couple of good old-fashioned American criminals

  • News

    December 30, 1999

    DeFede

    Y2K Disaster Strikes Miami

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    December 16, 1999

    DeFede

    The Insider

  • News

    June 17, 1999

    Chairmen of the Outboard

    A 50-year-old Biscayne Bay institution builds a dock to the 21st Century

  • News

    May 28, 1998
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    September 4, 1997
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    August 21, 1997
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    August 21, 1997

    The Strange Bedfellows of Miami Beach

    Why would David Dermer accept an endorsement from people who supported Portofino? To get elected, bonehead

  • News

    August 14, 1997

    The Body Politic Hits the Beach

    Backroom deals. Latin kingmakers. Ethnic gerrymandering. Hey, Miami Beach politics has finally come of age!

  • News

    February 13, 1997
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    September 5, 1996

    Why Recycle?

    It feels good to do it. But recycling doesn't always save money or protect the environment.

  • News

    February 1, 1996

    Flying Blind

    Homestead Air Force Base: Hundreds of millions of dollars. An arrogant developer. Nine compliant politicians. A vote taken so late at night you never knew what hit you.

  • News

    November 2, 1995
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    October 26, 1995

    Mistaken Identity

    In her quest for a seat on the Miami Beach Commission, Matti Bower doesn't want to be labeled "the Hispanic candidate." She just wants to win.

  • News

    October 5, 1995

    Very Big Bucks

    The most lucrative contract in the history of Miami International Airport is about to be awarded to one lucky company

  • News

    January 26, 1995

    Dade Divided

    One person won the job of county chief executive. But in the end, everybody lost.

  • News

    August 31, 1994

    The Case of the Invisible Candidate

    , The 107th District state House race provides a mystery worthy of Dashiell Hammett

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