Carmen Lunetta

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    June 7, 2011

    Miami-Dade Officials Closing The Book On Port of Miami Scandal

    ​Carmen Lunetta, the central figure in one of the most infamously notorious cases of public corruption in Miami-Dade history, is close to finalizing a deal that would require him to pay the county $50,000 for his delinquent ways.The 80-year-old was once the Port of Miami director, who wielded an i ... More >>

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    September 29, 2005

    Miami: Blink and You'll Miss It

    That's how quickly things change here, which can be invigorating for cities as well as editors

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    March 31, 2005

    The Ultimate Nasty Neighbor

    A 600-foot-tall monster stomps into your neighborhood. What can you do about it? In the City of Miami, absolutely nothing

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    April 24, 2003

    Saint Pizzi

    Rundle, Milian, or Pizzi as state attorney in '04?

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    September 26, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of September 26, 2002

    Filmmaking in Miami: There is a time to just say no

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    September 19, 2002


    Greed, thievery, corruption, and betrayal -- the sordid tale of Miriam Alonso's downfall

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    March 8, 2001

    Cleared but Still Not Clean

    After being indicted Lee Martin went from public servant to public enemy. Then charges were dropped. What would be fair now?

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    December 14, 2000

    Professionalism in Politics

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

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    September 28, 2000

    The Last Iconoclast

    Edward Wasserman, departing editor in chief of the Daily Business Review, ruminates on public corruption, ethnic politics, and the Miami Herald

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    September 21, 2000

    Spoiled Island

    With no public input whatsoever, Miami officials have put together a deal to trade waterfront park land for massive cruise ship terminals and a lovely parking garage

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    September 7, 2000

    A Hole So Foul

    Somehow no one noticed that a monstrous gash was illegally being dug into the bottom of Biscayne Bay

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    February 3, 2000

    The Deep Blue Greed

    The Arison clan built Carnival into a money machine by cleverly avoiding tax laws

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    October 14, 1999


    How a former FBI agent with a yen for computers became one of the most powerful men in Miami

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    June 17, 1999
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    January 7, 1999

    These Numbers Are Up

    1998 was a great year for corruption. New Times puts a price tag on the year's malfeasance

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    December 3, 1998
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    October 8, 1998

    Unsafe Harbor

    If the profiteers have their way, cruise ship workers can say bon voyage to the humble Leiv Eiriksson Seamen's Center

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    May 21, 1998
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    April 30, 1998
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    April 9, 1998
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    October 9, 1997
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    June 26, 1997
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    June 12, 1997
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    June 5, 1997

    Pulp Friction

    There's an ugly newspaper war raging in Miami. Unfortunately, most of you won't read about it.

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    April 3, 1997

    Miami: See It Like a Visionary

    No hulking concrete slab at water's edge? No arts center hidden by noisy expressways? No bombed-out corridors of desolation? A dream, right?

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    March 20, 1997

    Goo Grief

    There's a million cubic yards of toxic sludge on the bottom of the Miami River and you may as well get used to it

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    August 1, 1996

    Sic 'Em!

    Once again the indefatigable Dan Paul launches an attack on arrogant local officials, and once again he needs your help

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    April 11, 1996

    Crime & Nourishment

    In Miami breaking bread has become an intricate part of breaking the law

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    July 13, 1995

    Dialing Your Dollars

    You say you haven't got a cellular phone? Heck, you own hundreds of 'em! And right now some local bureaucrat is using one to make a hairdressing appointment.

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    January 26, 1994

    Power to the Parish

    Father Jose Luis Menendez of Wynwood takes the church to the people and the people to the streets