El Nuevo Herald

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    Hialeah City Official Stuffed Meth Pipe in His Butt at Traffic Stop

    You're high on meth, cruising around Fort Lauderdale with dilated pupils, a rocketing body temperature, and a pipe on your lap, when cops suddenly pull you over. What do you do? Well, if you're Carlos Lopez, then the purchasing director for the City of Hialeah, you stuff that meth pipe right into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    Cuba Using Beyonce to Distract From Dissident Yoani Sanchez's World Tour

    Beyoncé and Jay-Z seem to be having a lot of fun in Cuba this week. Strolling through the streets of Havana with big smiles, apparently without a worry in their heads that their mere presence would be seized upon by the communist Cuban propaganda machine.Right on cue, the top Cuban diplomat in Wash ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    Banah Sugar, Hialeah Firm Promised Big Tax Breaks, Files for Bankruptcy

    Things have gone sour for Banah Sugar. The fledgling, troubled Hialeah-based sugar company has filed for bankruptcy protection less than a year after city and county leaders renamed a local roadway "Banah Sweet Way" and promised to give the firm $400,000 in tax breaks if it hired 300 people. On Jul ... More >>

  • News

    October 11, 2012
  • Culture

    August 16, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Hugo Chavez Says He's Cancer Free

    ​Obviously the big dictator news of the day is the death of Muammar Gaddafi. Though, Gaddafi's close ally in Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, chose today to make a big public announcement that he's free of cancer. Not that the announcement is likely to do away with chatter about his health.

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Cuban Government Attacks Coral Gables Candidate For Mayor

    By Michael McElroyJames Cason's battle with Cuba continues.​Cuba's communist government is looking to disrupt James Cason's run for Coral Gables mayor, bringing some Cold War era spookiness to the City Beautiful's election season. Earlier this month, the American ex-diplomat, whom Fidel Castro nic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Carlos Andres Perez, Ex-Venezuelan Prez, Has Burial Delayed While Wife and Mistress Argue Over the Gravesite (Update)

    Perez led Venezuela until 1992, when Hugo Chavez ousted him. His mistress pledges his body won't return until Chavez is gone.​After a week of kind eulogies for Carlos Andres Perez -- including our own arguing the world would be a better place if he could have just held off the coup-crazy Hugo Chav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina Exposed on Facebook By Former Allies

    City of HialeahJulio Robaina double-crossed two former allies who are now out to destroy him.​Last Wednesday, shortly before dawn, Rolando Bolaños logged on to his Facebook account to update his status regarding his favorite subject, Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina. The ex-Hialeah Police chief inform ... More >>

  • Music

    June 24, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Father Cutié Denies Gay Allegations

    scan via Boy CultureThis week TVyNovelas blasted accusations that Father Alberto Cutié was gay on their cover (we think they're just desperately trying to play catch up with TvNotas, who broke the scandal in the first place). A former Radio Paz co-worker, Jose Linares, claims Cutié walked in on th ... More >>

  • News

    April 17, 2008

    The Man Who Made Generation Ñ

    A decade after Newsweek named him tops, Bill Teck is back.

  • Culture

    September 6, 2007

    Catastrophic Kitsch

    "Cathartic" makes tragedy trite at Abba Fine Art

  • News

    July 5, 2007

    Mega Future

    Okay, so Jaime Bayly ain't Jay Leno. But little Mega TV is listo for the big-time.

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2007

    "Star Witness" in Poleo Case in Jail Again

    Venezuelan opposition journalist Patricia Poleo has lived in Miami since she was accused of being the "intellectual author" of the murder of a prominent pro-Chavez prosecutor, Danilo Anderson. (New Times published a feature story about the case in February.) Venezuela's Ministry of Justice impli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2007

    Are Newspapers Pocketing Illegal Taxes?

    Have you checked a recent invoice on your subscription to the Miami Herald and the Sun-Sentinel? If not, you should. South Florida's two major dailies are among nine Florida newspapers collecting and pocketing sales tax monies on the cost of delivering fish-wrap to your doorstep -- even though they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2006

    Good-bye Tommy

    During his 33-year career at the Miami Herald, Tom Fiedler won the Pulitzer Prize for covering an extremist group in Liberty City, took down presidential hopeful Gary Hart, and pissed off Miami's Cuban-American community. On Friday, the McClatchy Co. — the Herald's parent owner — anno ... More >>

  • News

    December 7, 2006

    Shanty Talk

    "Is anyone actually from Miami? Certainly not Hernandez, who was born in Cuba.

  • News

    March 2, 2006

    Never Forget You

    The Americanization of the telenovela: in Spanish, in Miami

  • News

    April 14, 2005

    The Bitch

    Shrinking Eyelets

  • News

    September 23, 2004

    The Bitch

    Blind Item

  • Music

    December 5, 2002

    Band Sluts

    Some musicians just can't say "no' to a gig

  • News

    March 28, 2002

    Incessant Static

    Every year millions of your dollars are pumped into Radio and TV Martí. What do you get in return?

  • News

    January 3, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of January 3, 2002

    Nut Case #5: And thanks for reminding me why I left Miami

  • News

    September 13, 2001

    The Dissection of Miriam Alonso

    Corruption investigators are delving into the county commissioner's every financial nook and political cranny

  • Dining

    August 16, 2001

    Word to the Unwise

    Reviewing food reviews

  • Music

    August 2, 2001

    Not Just a Song

    If music be the stuff of controversy, Commissioner Barbara Carey-Shuler says, Play on

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Fair Weather Freedom Fighters

    The Latin Grammys got the headlines, but brave and bruised theater director Alberto Sarraín got the honors

  • News

    March 29, 2001

    The Reboredo Files

    Is the county commissioner simply a lousy bookkeeper, or is there reason for suspicion?

  • Music

    March 15, 2001


    Shooting for 10,000

  • News

    November 9, 2000

    Raver Madness

    Scare tactics, uniformed soldiers, clueless social workers, and a compliant Miami Herald

  • News

    October 5, 2000

    Welcome to the Edge

    Miami's artistic avant-garde stakes out new territory far, far from South Beach

  • News

    May 25, 2000

    Frank Talk About Free Speech

    Attorney Victor Diaz chats up the ACLU's Howard Simon

  • News

    March 16, 2000


    Shakey's out, Penelian peccadillo, and shafted lumber labor

  • News

    March 2, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of March 2, 2000

  • News

    February 24, 2000

    According to Granma

    Threats and Violence Lead to Tragedy

  • News

    August 5, 1999


    Weaving tangled Webs

  • News

    May 13, 1999

    A Miami Miracle

    Divine intervention may be responsible for the hubbub around a Little Havana statue. Or maybe it's media hype.

  • News

    September 3, 1998
  • News

    June 11, 1998

    Home Wreckers

    Dade's home rehab loan program is more adept at breaking hearts than repairing houses

  • News

    July 10, 1997

    Dead End

    Fico Rojas wanted a treason trial for locals who sought dialogue with Castro. County commissioners named a street after him.

  • News

    March 27, 1997
  • Culture

    September 12, 1996
  • News

    July 25, 1996

    King of Clubs

    Club Tropigala's heritage dates back to nineteenth-century Cuba, but when the curtain rises, this could only be Miami

  • News

    February 29, 1996

    Cesar's Choice

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

  • News

    October 26, 1995
  • 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

    June 8, 1995

    Adios, Amigo

    The short and sour career of El Nuevo's Alvaro Vargas Llosa

  • News

    February 23, 1994
  • News

    June 9, 1993

    The Collector

    What do Armando Valladares, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Miriam Alonso, Xavier Suarez, Alex Penelas, Steve Clark, and the Miami Herald editorial board have in common? They're just a few of the big names enlisted by accused embezzler Roberto Polo in his fight to a

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