Subject:

Gaston Cantens

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    Florida Has Lost $5 Billion in Ponzi Schemes Since 2008

    The Ponzi scheme epidemic of 2008 kicked off with part-time Palm Beach resident Bernie Madoff, and then hit Florida much harder than most states. That's the consensus of a new Forbes analysis, which found that Florida was second in total number of dollars lost to Ponzis, trailing only New York, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Belén Jesuit Ponzi Schemer Gaston E. Cantens Sentenced to Five Years Behind Bars

    Gaston E. Cantens, a former advisory board member for Belen Jesuit Preparatory School who used his prominence in Miami's Cuban-American community to target the elderly, has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to running a $135 million Ponzi scheme.

  • News

    June 4, 2009

    Swamped

    Saving the Glades could mean screwing these guys.

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    Is Glades Restoration Project In Trouble?

    Starting today, the mayor, the governor and dozens of environmental activists are getting together at the Hilton to discuss the future of the Everglades, which is timely, since the state's proposal to buy $1.34 billion of farmland from U.S. Sugar is now facing a legal challenge from rival Florida Cr ... More >>

  • News

    September 30, 2004

    Letters from the Issue of September 30 - October 6,2004

    Confusing breastfeeding with lawyering, and getting there by bus

  • News

    August 26, 2004

    From Bitter to Sweet

    Forget the awful past, say Alfonso and Pepe Fanjul, Florida's sugar barons. It's time to make nice and go into real estate.

  • News

    April 22, 2004

    Welcome to Fabulous Tallahassee

    Where your humble state legislators work hard by day and play hard by night

  • News

    February 28, 2002

    Resegregation Now, Resegregation Forever!

    Are charter-school conversions the vanguard for public education or a scam for resegregating the learning experience and making a lot of money?

  • News

    May 10, 2001

    Class Act

    If you want to know where many of Miami's social and political elite got their start, check the playgrounds at Belén

  • News

    August 29, 1996

    Give It Arrest

    The ACLU claims Dade County is using a temporary employment law to keep Hispanic day laborers off the job and in jail

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