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Cesar Odio

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    February 7, 2012

    Miami's Five Worst City and County Managers Who Prove Merrett Stierheim Wrong

    Over the weekend, Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez revealed he is entertaining the idea of eliminating the city manager's position in favor of the strong mayor form of government. His proposal, which would require voter approval to change the city charter, makes sense because it gives residents one ... More >>

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    January 13, 2000

    He Came, He Lunched, He Left

    Felonious former Miami City Manager Cesar Odio has been spending his free time hanging around Miami Beach. And you want to know why?

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    August 5, 1999

    Commissioner Kojak

    No ideas, no agenda, and a lot of glad-handing. Welcome to J.L. Plummer's re-election campaign.

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    August 20, 1998
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    August 13, 1998

    Politics and Spirits

    Miami city worker Caridad Rios swears she's never practiced Santera. Try telling that to the many politicians who befriend her -- or fear her.

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    June 25, 1998

    The Don

    Adrift in Miami's fierce political maelstrom, Donald Warshaw is one cool customer

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    April 16, 1998

    If You Indict, They Will Come

    What is Miami's greatest natural resource? Corruption, of course! So let's get out there and sell it!

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    June 19, 1997
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    June 12, 1997
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    June 12, 1997

    Degrees of Ineptitude

    If the City of Miami would check, as we did, they'd find an administrator without the proper credentials

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    May 29, 1997

    Quit Your Bellyachin'!

    The City of Miami's version of the EEOC hasn't upheld a discrimination claim in years

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    May 8, 1997
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    March 27, 1997
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    March 13, 1997
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    March 6, 1997

    Ramon Doesn't Work Here Any More

    The City of Miami's (predictable) response to its friends-of-friends problem

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    February 27, 1997
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    February 20, 1997

    They Owe It All to Odio

    Miami's infamous ex-city manager hired more than 100 staffers entirely at his own discretion. Guess who's paying them.

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    January 30, 1997
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    January 2, 1997
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    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.

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    November 21, 1996

    Deep Inside the Scandal

    Howard Gary discusses OPERATION GREENPALM, the ambitious corruption investigation rattled by mismanagement and blown apart by astonishing leaks of secret information

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    November 7, 1996
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    October 31, 1996

    The Stierheim Report

    An old pro is recruited to undertake a very disagreeable mission: Dig into the stinking mess at Miami City Hall. Here's what he found.

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    October 24, 1996
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    October 17, 1996
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    October 10, 1996

    Cesar's Piggy Bank Redux

    Already charged with corruption, Odio now faces renewed questions about his misuse of a discretionary fund

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    October 10, 1996
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    September 5, 1996
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    August 22, 1996

    Petty Cash

    Miami city manager Cesar Odio loves to hand out taxpayer money to his friends. It's not under the table, but it is under the radar.

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    June 13, 1996

    From Knight Manor to Nightmare

    Just when a forlorn section of Liberty City is about to get the help it so desperately needs, along comes Miller Dawkins on his political bulldozer

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    June 6, 1996
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    May 30, 1996
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    May 23, 1996

    A CANF-Do Attitude

    When it comes to protecting Jorge Mas Canosa and crew, Cesar Odio's police force knows no bounds

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    May 2, 1996
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    February 29, 1996

    Cesar's Choice

    A conservative Nicaraguan presidential candidate nabs the City of Miami's endorsement

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    February 22, 1996

    Young and the Restless

    An allegedly hotheaded cop sparks resentment in an Overtown neighborhood

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    February 15, 1996
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    February 1, 1996
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    January 25, 1996
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    January 18, 1996

    A Chicken in Every Pot, a Boob on Every Tube

    The commission meeting is over. The last whining constituent has gone home. Now it's time to kick back and enjoy.

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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.

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    December 14, 1995

    Say "Uncle!"

    Ivey Kearson says he was wrongly fired from his City of Miami job -- and he alleges a conspiracy involving Miller Dawkins's nephew

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    November 30, 1995

    Dollars to Doughnuts . . .

    And auto repair, and the occasional nephew. . . An edifying look at Miami City Commission candidates' financial statements

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    September 7, 1995

    The Brawl at City Hall

    Miami City Manager Cesar Odio and persistent gadfly Manuel Gonzalez-Goenaga ought to settle their differences like men

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    July 13, 1995

    Busy Signals

    County bureaucrats aren't the only ones who get to have cellular-phone fun

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    June 8, 1995

    Owe, Owe, Owe Your Boat

    The Miami Rowing Club finds itself up a creek of red ink

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    February 9, 1995

    Every Available Square Inch

    Developers in Coconut Grove have learned a couple of things about rules: They can be used to personal advantage. And they can be used as weapons.

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    August 16, 1994

    Bring Us Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Homeless

    Just keep them out of Coconut Grove

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    December 15, 1993

    Mr. Bailey's Neighborhood: Part 2

    The private affairs of Miami's housing boss, Herbert Bailey, attract more attention -- from public corruption investigators

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    December 8, 1993

    Mr. Bailey's Neighborhood

    Miami's northeast side is in trouble, and city housing boss Herbert Bailey has eagerly pitched in to help. Personally. On his own time. With his own money. An investigation is underway.

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