Meet Camilo Padreda, dynamic businessman, faithful Republican, patron of law enforcement, convicted felon
Florida's ban on gays as adoptive foster parents is medieval
When you hear the name Maurice Ferré, what comes to mind? Something positive? Negative? Anything at all?
For years people have been alleging that Miami bail-bond king Jim Viola bribes county corrections officers. For years the FBI and the State Attorney's Office have been investigating. And for years nothing has happened.
That's a motto you might want to keep in mind next time you go shopping for a used car
For the Cuban cowboys of west Miami-Dade, restoring the Everglades means destroying their way of life
Folks don't know much about school board chairman Solomon Stinson, but they do know this: Don't cross him
Developers are hungrily eyeing Dade's agricultural heartland, where farmers are a dwindling breed
No doubt about it, Raul Martinez is Hialeah's mayor-for-life. The question is: Can Herman Echevarria's Penelas-driven political machine succeed in killing him?
Wayne Huizenga drives a hard bargain at Homestead racetrack -- he'll make millions while Dade taxpayers are taken for a ride
He has been enormously influential for 34 years, yet Pat Tornillo -- politically astute leader of Dade's teachers' union -- remains a mystery to most
A Little Friendly Persuasion
If you're a political candidate with big ideas and little cash, the first call you make is to Irene Secada
Bruce Matheson doesn't need you or anyone else to tell him what's wrong with his family's legacy, Crandon Park. So just step aside, thank you.
Two men come forward to say they saw a man dumping scads of the New Times issue that featured Ron Book. It was Ron Book.
The most lucrative contract in the history of Miami International Airport is about to be awarded to one lucky company
In the battle against AIDS, some people say shouting is more effective than talking. And if you don't agree, watch out!
She's naive. She lacks experience. She's too "nice" to survive in Dade's policitical jungle. So why is Katy Sorenson so dangerous?
One person won the job of county chief executive. But in the end, everybody lost.
Dade County Commissioner Sherman Winn hasn't even announced whether he'll retire, but ambitious politicos are already lining up for battle
After years of doing nothing Dade County now plans to put 500 homeless people under one roof. It won't be in your neighborhood, of course.
A business relationship is a beautiful thing A until it turns ugly. Just ask County Commissioner Art Teele.