Elian Gonzalez

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Dan Marino Made His Dolphins Debut 30 Years Ago Today

    It's September 19, 1983. Scarface had yet to premiere in theaters. The Heat, Marlins and Panthers didn't even exist. The Miami Hurricanes had yet to win a national championship. LeBron James hadn't even been born. So many icons associated with modern day Miami had yet to exist. On that night, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    Fact Check: Tampa Bay Times Calls Miami-Dade the "Strangest County in the Weirdest State in America"

    The Tampa Bay Times decided to travel down south to gauge our political scene here ahead of the election, and proclaimed Miami-Dade County "the strangest county in the weirdest state in America."Well, since The Tampa Bay Times is also behind the popular political fact checking website PolitiFact, we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Tomas Regalado Compares Himself to Bill Clinton

    ​In today's Miami Herald, you'll find an article by Miami City Hall beat reporter Charles Rabin that blathers on about Mayor Tomás Regalado's allegedly unflappable resiliency. Rabin, late to the game by a week, notes Regalado is facing a recall threat from the police and fire unions as the c ... More >>

  • News

    April 14, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Alex Penelas Wants To Finish His Job Of Ruining Miami-Dade

    ​Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke -- who is a candidate to replace more-boring-than-bread-pudding ex-Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez -- explains why a reru ... More >>

  • News

    August 5, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    Terry Riley On Why There's Still No Miami Art Museum

    ​Six years ago, county voters gave the Miami Art Museum $100 million to build a new home at Bicentennial Park. There were no specifics on the ballot, or time-lines, but in the flush times of the early aughts it was another one of those 'Sounds good and why not' votes.The new museum would be a cult ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Silicon Beach: Miami Rocks Ford Fiesta Movement at LA Auto Show

    Ford Fiesta Miami agents Maria de los Angeles and Brad Schenck.​Maria de los Angeles was in Los Angeles this week, representing the 305 as a Ford Fiesta agent at the LA Auto Show.The Ford Fiesta Movement campaign started in April, when the company gave a Euro spec car to 100 social media types acr ... More >>

  • News

    November 5, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    The Return of Loco Joe

    Alex Izaguirre​ The tepid race to replace Miami Mayor Manny Diaz could soon get a shot of Sazon if the chatter emanating from city hall is true. A handful of political consultants said earlier today that former Mayor Joe Carollo is seriously considering jumping into the contest. As of now, it ... More >>

  • News

    February 21, 2008

    Vamos a Cuba!

    Join us as we try to hitch a ride to the island before the gold rush strikes.

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2007

    Cuban Custody Case Finally Settled

    Lawyers in the case of a marooned five-year-old Cuban girl reached a settlement this afternoon. And the big winner is the girl’s dad, Rafael Izquierdo. And, of course, the little girl herself. And justice. “It’s a victory,” says Steve Weinger, Izquierdo’s lawyer, who took the case p ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 18, 2007

    Café con Retché

    Little Havana struggles to reinvent a once-growing arts scene

  • Culture

    September 14, 2006

    Trial by Hire

    Courtroom sketch artists give a unique glimpse of our most infamous criminals

  • News

    March 16, 2006

    Total the Recall

    Commish Natacha Seijas is still around. For now anyway.

  • News

    September 1, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of September 1 , 2005

    Killing sports, dumping Dolphins, and some Miami history

  • News

    June 9, 2005

    Newsroom or Classroom?

    Old newspaper pros quit the FIU journalism school as academicians run the show

  • News

    May 26, 2005

    The D Word

    Say anything you want, but just don't call them Democrats

  • Calendar

    October 7, 2004
  • News

    May 27, 2004

    To IRS With Love

    The restaurateur and candidate for county mayor has had major money problems

  • News

    January 29, 2004

    Protest Too Much

    Tongues still wag over FTAA arrests, but does the Civilian Investigative Panel have teeth?

  • News

    November 13, 2003

    FTAA: Survival Guides

    Everyone could use a little help making it through the FTAA in one piece

  • News

    December 26, 2002

    Fruit for Thought

    For 21 years, the King Mango Strut has been a countercultural rebuke to Miami political chicanery

  • News

    September 19, 2002

    La Cosa Nuestra

    The war on sexual orientation reveals the organization and structure of the Take Back Miami-Dade political family

  • News

    July 4, 2002

    Faking the Funk

    The pundits say a new day has arrived for Miami's arts scene. Don't believe the hype.

  • News

    May 23, 2002

    The Hot Seat

    Pepe Cancio faced big trouble on his first day as a county commissioner, but no one likes trouble

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of April 18, 2002

    Is the only good fish a dead fish?

  • News

    January 17, 2002

    Farewell, My Lovely 1800

    It was a place where you drank Scotch with your sirloin, where journalists, politicians, and other practitioners of the dark arts felt at home

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Mother Knows Best

    And that goes for mothers of convicted Cuban spies, too

  • News

    November 1, 2001

    Letters from the Issue of November 1, 2001

    The INS Owes Us an Explanation: But don't expect anything other than self-serving spin

  • Music

    August 2, 2001

    Not Just a Song

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

  • News

    June 21, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of June 21, 2001

  • Music

    May 3, 2001


    Tolerate this!

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Voice of a Nation

    Radio and TV Martí are supposed to remain above politics and provide Cubans with unbiased news. This is not a joke; it only seems like one.

  • Dining

    March 15, 2001

    The Beef on Tainted Bovine

    Mad cow disease, part 3

  • Music

    December 21, 2000

    No More Batalla

    Issac Delgado returns to a kinder, gentler Miami

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    Down but Probably Not Out

    What a couple of losers have to say

  • News

    November 16, 2000

    The Dead-End Kid

    Alex Penelas has gone AWOL, and the Democratic Party faithful are furious

  • News

    October 26, 2000

    Friendly Fire

    State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle should have coasted to election victory. Instead she's dodging bullets from the police unions in the political fight of her life.

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of October 19, 2000

  • News

    August 31, 2000

    Broadcast Blunder

    When the feds snatched Elian, Radio Martí should have been first with the news to Cuba. Instead its director quit in protest and chaos reigned.

  • News

    August 31, 2000

    DeFede: Deconstructing Alex

    He billed himself as a reformer, but a close look at Alex Penelas's record reveals a politician more in tune with ambition than innovation

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    The Not Ready for Prime Time Mayor

    Who can forget the night Alex Penelas made an ass of himself

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    Losers, Schmoozers

    New Times finally concludes the brouhaha over the brat

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of June 8, 2000

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of May 18, 2000

  • City Life

    May 11, 2000

    Best Local Girl Gone Bad

    Sister Jeanne O'Laughlin

  • News

    May 11, 2000

    Hackin' at the Herald

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

  • Culture

    February 10, 2000
  • News

    December 16, 1999


    The Insider

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