Beatriz Portela

  • News

    March 26, 1998

    Giving New Meaning to the Word Trashman

    A former top official at the Department of Environmental Resources Management is under criminal investigation for illegal dumping

  • News

    July 3, 1997

    Capital Punishment

    Citing a flood of red ink, officials drew a bead on Dade's only public gun range. Now shooting enthusiasts hope to overturn the death sentence.

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    May 22, 1997

    Sleep- Walking

    A somnolent beach maintenance crew picks up as many Z's as it does bags of trash

  • News

    May 15, 1997

    Q: How Do You Misplace 3000 Trees?

    A: If you're Dade County, you begin by paying $300,000 for allegedly inferior specimens, and then ...