El Nuevo Herald

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    DEA Marijuana Dispensary Raids: Miami's "Tony Montana" Targeted in Colorado

    A Miami man who was busted for trying to fence a half-million bucks in jewels is at the center of controversial raids on pot dispensaries in Colorado. Juan Guardarrama, a 49-year-old with such a lengthy criminal record that cops called him "Tony Montana," was arrested in a Miami hotel room in June ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    WLRN Radio: Joe Cooper's Cuban Disaster and Recent Firings Damage the Herald, Radio Station

    WLRN Radio, the area's largest and best public radio station, on Wednesday publicly spanked long-time radio talk show host Joseph Cooper . An open letter to the community from station general manager John Labonia states: "... We want to apologize to our South Florida listeners for the decision mad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Miami-Dade Corruption Cops Collected $58,000 in Overtime Working a Petty Case

    In early August, Miami-Dade Police made a big hullabaloo about busting four county employees who allegedly pocketed about $3,100 in entrance fees to Amelia Earhart Park in Hialeah. Well, now it turns out the bigger thieves were actually the detectives investigating Jamal Sheffield, Charles Simons, C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2013

    Reports: Francis Suarez Dropping Out of Mayor's Race

    Well, Tomas Regalado is now all but certain to be Miami's mayor again for the next four years. According to reports from both The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald, his main competitor, commissioner Francis Suarez, is expected to drop out of the race after a turbulent period in his campaign.

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    Woman In Critical Condition After Plastic Surgery, Anesthesiologist Has Criminal Record

    Linda Perez walked into the Coral Gables Cosmetic Center Monday prepared to undergo a routine breast augmentation, a surgery performed over 400,000 times a year in the US -- and within hours she was unconscious in Mercy Hospital's intensive care unit, with likely brain damage. CBS Miami is reporti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    The Old Miami Herald Building Is Already Falling Apart

    With the iconic Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald neon sign torn down, the parking lot locked up and barren, and the building abandoned, it's amazing how quickly 1 Herald Plaza has faded into history. Drive past today and it feels like eons ago that it was the center of Dade's newspapering world, even th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Two Men Stole From Cars to Buy Ultra Tickets

    Is there really that much difference between a car alarm and your average Skrillex track anyway? Two young men were arrested in Doral on Wednesday for stealing from cars. They later admitted they planned to sell the stolen items in order to buy Ultra tickets. 

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    Man Arrested in Doral for Stalking Ivanka Trump

    John Eugene Enabnit may be homeless, but apparently he's found a way to match Ivanka Trump's jet-setter lifestyle.Enabnit was arrested Sunday at the Trump Doral Golf Resort & Spa after trying to contact the Donald's daughter. He had just been arrested back in February for harassing Trump at a pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    Herald Unveils Most Boring Sun Life Stadium Headline Ever

    If you were one of the dwindling number of people who still wake up to the physical edition of The Miami Herald you were greeted by news you've likely known about for roughly 24 hours now: the Miami Dolphins are asking for tax money to pay for a $400 million upgrade to Sun Life Stadium.So did the He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    The Miami Herald Paywall Goes Live Today; New Times Remains Free, Hooray!

    If you tried to click through the Miami Herald's site this morning, you were in for a nasty surprise: The salad days of riding that Herald gravy train for free are over, you freeloader. Starting today, that Fred Grimm addiction of yours is gonna cost ya, up to $15.99 a month.Here at New Times, we're ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Spanish Language TV Host Frank Cairo Stole Kmart Chairs From Doral Apartment

    Frank Cairo is used to being on camera. He currently works for TV Azteca, but has had hosting stints on Univision, Telemundo and Mega TV. Though, his latest on-camera work shows him stealing two lawn chairs and a rug from his neighbors apartment in Doral. Cairo, whose real name is Ivan Valdés, was ... More >>

  • Music

    March 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Calle Ocho 2012: An 11-Stage Music and Entertainment Guide

    ​It feels like only yesterday that we were shaking our hips with Gloria Estefan in a record-breaking 119,969-person conga line at Calle Ocho. But that was March of 1988, Reagan was in still office, and Miami New Times was only a fortnightly newspaper, not the massive multimedia empire that it is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    Republican Univision Debate: Fear, Not Rubio, the Driving Factor

    Five Republican candidates -- iincluding Mitt Romney, Jon Huntsman and Rick Perry -- have pulled out of a Univision debate in January. Why? Allegedly it is because of a comment the head of the blockbuster Spanish language channel's made to Florida Sen Marco Rubio's people attempting to blackmail him ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Pay Your Respects to Fernando Perdomo's Late Mother, Araceli, This Friday

    ​Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with Forward Motion Records CEO and Dreaming in Stereo frontman Fernando Perdomo. The musician's mother, Araceli Perdomo, died last night after a five-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was 66 years old. Like her son, Araceli Perdomo was a local ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    FBI Arrests Hialeah Gardens Cop Jorge Romero for Being Part of Thief Gang

    ​For 13 years, Hialeah Gardens Police Officer Jorge Romero has been charged with patrolling his city for crime. This morning he found himself charged with an actual crime. FBI agents arrested him for alleged participation in a gang of thieves that terrorized cargo trucks and made off with valuable ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Exposito: City Officials Offered $400,000 To Resign As Police Chief

    ​A story that started yesterday with blogger Al Crespo posting a mysterious, voided city check for $200,000 ended with more ammo fed into the raging firefight between the Miami Police Department and City Hall when Chief Miguel Exposito admitted the check was part of a huge payout he was offered to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    Havana Hosts Its First Independent Gay Pride Parade, Sort Of

    A flyer for the event featured Prado Avenue's lion sculptures dressed in drag.​It's quite a human rights paradox. Next month, the Cuban parliament will discuss a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage on the Communist isle, yet GLBT citizens are, like all Cubans, discouraged from gathering and ... More >>

  • News

    February 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Eddie House's "Big Balls" Dance: The Origins

    ​It's pretty fun watching South Florida's daily newspapers try to describe the "crotch-related gesture" that got Miami Heat guard Eddie House fined this week. Or, more specifically, not try-- because the Herald can't get away with saying "testicles" unless it's a cancer-related story, and eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Mindy Marques: Savior of the Miami Herald

    ​More than two decades ago, I sat down to work in a sterile office in Doral, and a young woman next to me began swearing like a sailor. "Coño," she said louder than any office voice I had ever heard. "This salad sucks."Mindy Marques Gonzalez was the little sister to a bunch of determined newspape ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Ponzi Schemer Who Did Business With Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina Pleads Guilty

    Proceeds from a $40 million ponzi scheme were used to buy Lladros just like this one.​Yesterday, Luis Felipe Perez, a Hialeah jeweler who federal prosecutors say swindled $40 million from victims who invested in his Ponzi scheme, agreed to plead guilty to one count of securities fraud and one coun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Miami Herald to Cut 49 More Jobs

    ​It seemed for a while that the worst for the Miami Herald may be over, but the paper just announced that they're cutting 49 jobs across the Miami Herald Media Company. Nine of those positions will come from the Herald's newsroom, with another six coming from El Nuevo Herald's newsroom.

  • News

    January 14, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Miami Herald: Sinking Like a Rock

    Yesterday was not a good day for the Miami Herald or its parent company, McClatchy. The two top editors at El Nuevo Herald announced they were leaving because, according to the editor and publisher, they couldn't stomach slashing more newsroom jobs. In a positive spin on their departures that appea ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 7, 2007

    Little Havana Heights

    Flourishing among kitsch, a couple of gems off Calle Ocho

  • News

    February 22, 2007

    The Ship's Shape

    It ain't majestic, but it floats

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2007

    Bye Bye Tommy

    Superman retires Tom Fiedler may not be Ben Bradlee, but he remains a newspaper warrior, nonetheless. Earlier today, the Miami Herald's soon-to-be-former executive editor received two standing ovations from the crowd attending the Miami Herald Media Co.'s annual meeting at the Radisson Hotel i ... More >>

  • News

    February 1, 2007

    The Fugitive

    Patricia Poleo, a Venezuelan journalist and political activist, is accused of murder. She's in exile in Miami.

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2006

    Gunman in El Nuevo Newsroom

    The gunman who reportedly entered the Miami Herald building this morning was taken into police custory at about 2:30 pm, reportedly with no shots fired. The Herald covered the story as it unfolded within its own building and reported that the man was identified as Jose Varela, a cartoonist for ... More >>

  • News

    September 14, 2006

    Waterfront Access Is for Commies

    "Miami residents should take development where we can get it. It’s basically our last chance."

  • Culture

    July 21, 2005


    In this age of artistic appropriation, everything is fair game

  • News

    February 5, 2004

    Myth Makers

    Good thing Che Guevara died young, otherwise film directors and book authors would be at a loss

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    Terrorists, but Our Terrorists

    Where can terrorists find safe harbor? If you're of the Cuban exile variety, right here.

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Timing is everything

    Rolando Barral's long, bumpy ride as the Johnny Carson of Latin TV

  • News

    November 15, 2001

    Letters from the Issue of November 15, 2001

    The Fun-Loving Spirit of Miami's Caribbean Carnival: Price-gouging, pepper spray, and personal insults

  • News

    October 11, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of October 11, 2001

  • Culture

    May 17, 2001

    From Ports to Puertas

    Looking back on ten days in spring that changed the landscape

  • City Life

    May 17, 2001

    Best Erratum

    "Newspaper rewrites paragraph, reveals possible Castro infiltration of U.S. government radio station"

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    Sex! Sin! Sensation!

    That's El Nuevo Herald. All the news that's fit to print, as long as it's short, simple, and easy to read.

  • News

    May 11, 2000

    Hackin' at the Herald

    The Miami Herald took on the world's biggest news story -- and flopped

  • News

    January 21, 1999
  • Calendar

    July 23, 1998

    Night & Day

    July 23 - 29, 1998

  • News

    February 19, 1998
  • News

    October 16, 1997

    Dateline Havana

    Tenacious Cuban journalists Olance Nogueras and Lazaro Lazo were strangers in their homeland. Now they are strangers in ours.

  • News

    April 6, 1995

    Just Tell Us When You Get Bored

    The Herald flew a Cuban diplomat down for a visit from Washington A but you probably don't care about trivial stuff like that

  • News

    April 6, 1995
  • News

    October 13, 1993
  • News

    December 2, 1992

    The Scoop That Might Have Been

    Weeks before the controversial tale of a Cuban double agent set Miami abuzz, the Miami Herald and Channel 51 engaged in a little intrigue of their own

  • News

    September 11, 1991
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