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Bay of Pigs

  • News

    May 2, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Braman BMW Forges Signatures and Swindles Customers, Says Former Service Manager

    Norman Braman likes to think of himself as a man of the people. The billionaire famously sued the county and the Marlins in 2008 on behalf of taxpayers pissed off over the disastrous stadium deal. When Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez raised property taxes two years later, it didn't put a dent in Bra ... More >>

  • News

    April 18, 2013
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    August 30, 2012
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    May 24, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Luis Posada Carriles Could Be Extradited to Panama for Allegedly Plotting to Kill Fidel

    ‚ÄčFormer CIA agent Luis Posada Carriles may have beaten charges in Texas last year, but the aging anti-communist operative ain't in the clear just yet.A Panamanian lawyer requested his extradition today on charges that he plotted to kill then-Cuban president Fidel Castro while in Panama back in 200 ... More >>

  • News

    May 12, 2011

    Allen West, uncut

    A candid conversation with South Florida's rising Tea Party star.

  • News

    March 31, 2011
  • News

    October 23, 2008

    End of the Diaz-Balart Dynasty

    The Republican brothers are headed for defeat, and Cuban-American politics will change forever.

  • News

    April 10, 2008

    A Felony with That Croqueta?

    Criminals are everywhere at the nation's best-known Cuban eatery.

  • News

    August 10, 2006

    Commie Book Ban

    Vamos a Cuba has become an unlikely political lightning rod

  • News

    December 22, 2005

    Renegade Radio

    A Miami radio station makes waves — short waves, that is

  • News

    June 2, 2005

    Terror Alert, Miami Style

    Clandestine meetings and a hungry press

  • News

    September 23, 2004

    Contra Campaign

    John Kerry once took a shot at Miami's Felix Rodriguez for his part in the Iran-contra scandal. Now the Bush family friend is shooting back.

  • News

    July 29, 2004

    Triumph of the Zealots

    A small cadre of exile fanatics now controls the Bush administration's Cuba policy, and Fidel Castro couldn't be happier

  • News

    February 26, 2004

    The Fire This Time

    As the insurgents who have seized power in northern Haiti vow to storm the capital, Haitian Americans in Miami voice passionate, disparate opinions

  • News

    January 30, 2003

    A Friend Indeed

    Meet Camilo Padreda, dynamic businessman, faithful Republican, patron of law enforcement, convicted felon

  • News

    December 19, 2002

    Bolita in Havana

    "I always say this is a mafia, but a peaceful mafia."

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of April 18, 2002

    Is the only good fish a dead fish?

  • News

    April 11, 2002

    Heretics in the House

    They came to Miami. They gathered publicly. They showed no fear. And they trashed the Cuba embargo.

  • News

    March 22, 2001

    The Autumn of the Matriarch

    For decades Estrella Rubio has been a street-level general in el exilio's army. But her style of leadership, along with her health, is now fading fast.

  • News

    March 15, 2001

    What Spies Beneath

    Okay, so they really were spying for Cuba, but not in a bad way

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Ring Cycle

    Miami boasts a boxing legend who has kept on swinging through good times and bad. He's the king of the clubs. He's Tuto Zabala.

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    Donkey Demise

    Miami-Dade's Democratic Party is a shambles. Blame Joe Geller, candidate and chairman.

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    Mullin

    The Burden of a Violent History

  • News

    February 17, 2000

    The Old Man and the Spree

    Maybe it takes an ego as big as the ocean to think you can swim underwater from Havana to Miami. Especially if you're 75 years old.

  • News

    September 2, 1999

    Mary's Lament

    A small bet on the ponies and a big win set off 30 years of banter at this greasy spoon

  • News

    July 22, 1999
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    April 8, 1999

    Art to Burn

    Will the arrival of Cuban artist Manuel Mendive provoke another fiery response from anti-Castro forces?

  • News

    November 19, 1998

    Foundation Follies

    The Cuban American National Foundation sues its enemies again, but this time they're fighting back

  • News

    October 15, 1998

    Hatchet Man

    Q: What's a nice guy like Alberto Ibargen doing at a place like the Miami Herald? A: Exactly what his money-grubbing bosses want him to do.

  • News

    September 17, 1998

    The Politics of Music

    Forget the protests, the visa hassles, even the bomb threat that marred MIDEM. In the end, Cuba's finest musicians rocked the house.

  • News

    June 25, 1998

    Dinner Key's Raw Meat

    He's young. He's politically naive. He's Miami's newest commissioner, Joe Sanchez.

  • News

    April 9, 1998
  • Calendar

    November 13, 1997
  • News

    March 13, 1997

    Notes from the Underground, Part 2

    The latest dispatch from independent journalists in Cuba: Castro is cracking down

  • News

    February 27, 1997

    Glorious & Notorious

    Casablanca had Rick's; Vegas had the Stardust; Miami's cocaine jazz age had the decadent Mutiny Hotel

  • News

    November 28, 1996

    The Grim Keeper

    The sexton's post at the Miami City Cemetery is a burial ground for troublesome municipal employees. But Clyde Cates wasn't about to just roll over and die.

  • News

    May 30, 1996
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    January 18, 1996

    The Graduate

    After ten years as city manager, Cesar Odio is still catching flak about his college education. Give the guy a break. Better yet, give him a diploma.

  • News

    November 16, 1995
  • News

    November 2, 1995

    Capitalist or Commie?

    How a Miami businessman got rich doing business with Cuba - and lived to shout about it

  • News

    October 5, 1995

    Before Duran and After

    Cuban exile and WRHC-AM sports talk-show host Minito Navarro has always had a passion for punchers

  • News

    July 13, 1994

    Poor Relations

    The Dade Community Relations Board doesn't and isn't very good at relations, either

  • News

    June 29, 1994

    Room with a Viewer

    A young Larry King. A racist white enclave called Liberty City. A homophobic Anita Bryant taken seriously. South Florida's past is present at the Louis Wolfson II Media History Center.

  • News

    November 17, 1993

    Three Scenes from the Political Stage

    Election night with Steve Clark, Miriam Alonso, and Raul Martinez

  • News

    June 2, 1993

    Beaned!

    Two brave men take an afternoon stroll down Calle Ocho -- with a coffee break at every single cafe cubano joint along the way

  • Music

    December 9, 1992

    Built for Speed Reading

    Ridin' writin' for rolling rockers and travelin' fans

  • News

    December 11, 1991
  • News

    October 17, 1990

    Viva Flagler!

    It's downtown's swirling kaleidoscope of sights and sounds and smells. Where the Latin mercado meets the American enterprise. Where commerce thrives and clerks cut deals. So why would urban planners want to kill it?

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