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Guantanamo Bay

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2014

    Skinny Puppy Unleashes a Torture Session on Grand Central Miami

    Skinny Puppy Shapes for Arms Tour 2014 With Army of the Universe Grand Central, Miami Friday, February 7 Industrial music does not possess a great wealth of heroes. It's a genre that many acts love to borrow from, but rarely ever commit to. However, Skinny Puppy is one group that can be counted ... More >>

  • Music

    February 6, 2014
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    February 6, 2014
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    February 4, 2014

    Local Race Car Drivers Embroiled in Controversy of Drug Smuggling, Terrorists, and the CIA

    Don Whittington charged up to a desk inside a gargantuan Fort Lauderdale warehouse built from blue corrugated metal. He was seething. "You're a bitch," he hissed at the receptionist. Then, the five-foot-11 Whittington, who was once a championship racecar driver before earning an 18-month federal pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2014

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    Car horns frantically beeping during rush hour, neighbors yelling greeting each other at 8 a.m. on a Sunday, and hits of uhntz-uhntz blasting from the strip of clubs that line Washington Avenue till the wee hours of the night. That's the distinct sound of Miami. But every now and then, we get to he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    Skinny Puppy on Being Used for Guantanamo Torture: "Maybe a Prisoner Was a Fan and Secretly Enjoyed It"

    Deep in the hells of Guantanamo Bay, extreme bass music rumbles from Bazookas as federal agents use the music of Skinny Puppy to torture prisoners. It's a fact that has been confirmed by the pioneering industrial band, and that inspired its latest album, Weapon. Now, if you've never been to milita ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Halloween 2013: Ten Best Music-Related Things Under $10 to Do in Miami This Weekend

    Since it's Friday and Halloween weekend, we wanna break out our Walking Dead costumes and party our heads off. So we'll be treating ourselves to some liquor-fueled, All Hallows' Eve themed bashes, where we're gonna rock zombified looks and maybe even walk away with a few extra bucks if we're scary ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Coast Guard Unloads $19 Million Worth of Cocaine at Port of Miami

    The U.S. Coast Guard unloaded a really good weekend's worth of cocaine at the Port of Miami today. The 1,250 pounds of coke carried an estimated wholesale value of $19 million. No telling how much it would go for once it was cut up and hit the streets.

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    6,027 Angry Ravers Launch "Boycott Ultra Music Festival" Facebook Campaign

    Is Ultra Music Festival, like, the Guantanamo Bay of music festivals? It must be, because buying early-bird tickets is torture, bro. Alright, that was just for the LOLs. But if you looked at the sensational new Facebook page Boycott Ultra Music Festival, you'd think UMF was just the meanest . It ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Tropical Storm Sandy Could Make Life Miserable For South Florida Tomorrow

    There's no need to raid Publix for water, hurricane shutters, vodka and "Golden Girls" DVDs just yet, but you might as well prepare yourself for a miserable end of the week thanks to Tropical Storm Sandy.The strengthening storm is set to become a Cat 1 hurricane before walloping Jamaica later today, ... More >>

  • News

    November 10, 2011
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    October 13, 2011

    Herman Cain's Top Spokesman Once Accused Female Miami Herald Reporter of Sexual Harassment

    ​Colorful characters involved in the Republican primary are about as common as minor scandals over at The Miami Herald, so it only makes sense that somehow those two worlds would collide.Remember back in 2009 when a Navy spokesman at Guantanamo Bay accused veteran Herald reporter Carol Rosenberg o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 1, 2011
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    July 11, 2011

    Casey Anthony Verdict Justifies Guantanamo Bay Tribunals Claims Republican Leader Mitch McConnell

    ​Who knew the Casey Anthony verdict would have implications on the United States' interpretation of the Geneva Conventions? According to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, the failure of a Florida jury to convict Anthony proves the need to try terrorist suspects at military tribunals outsid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Decorated Iraq War Veteran Elisha Dawkins Sits in Miami Jail for Lying on Passport Application

    Dawkins was a photographer in the Army, shooting photos like this one.​Elisha L. Dawkins was born in the Bahamas but immigrated to Miami as an infant. He was brought up believing he was an American citizen and after high school enlisted in the Army, where he served what he thought was his country ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Casablanca Hotel Caught Trapping Miami Beach Cats, At Least Eight Euthanized

    casablancamiamibeach.blogspot.comA cat trap behind the Casablanca Hotel on Collins Ave. in Miami Beach​Since when did Miami become the Guantánamo Bay Prison of the animal kingdom? First there were puppy mills in Liberty City, then outrage over questionable conditions at Miami-Dade Animal Services ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    New Times Cleans Up in Green Eyeshades

    ​Miami New Times cleaned up in the nondaily division of the 60th Annual Green Eyeshade Awards, which determine the best work in 11 Southeastern States. Former staff writer Natalie O'Neill took a first place in investigative reporting for "Piece of Mind," a probe of suicides and other problems at t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Omar Khadr's Trial Back Under Way at Gitmo, At Least Until A Plea Deal Works Out

    Last January, we brought you the story of Omar Khadr, the youngest detainee and only Westerner held in Guantanamo Bay.​The Canadian-born Khadr was only 15 when U.S. troops shot and detained him in 2002 on an Afghan battlefield. Khadr later confessed to throwing a grenade that killed one medic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Miami Free Times: Dancing, Guantananmo Talk, Show and Tell, and Siren & Sealions

    Whether you got whacked in the head with a pillow this weekend or saw Sir Paul McCartney rock an arena, we're guessing you still don't want to spend a lot of dough this week. Monday: Miami's gonna make you sweat again. Temperatures are back in 80s so if you have today off, hit the beach. Tuesday: Ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Spineless U.S. Congress Kills Latest Hopes to Close Gitmo

    Back in February, I visited the Guantanamo Bay prison camp during President Obama's inauguration. At the time, it sure seemed like I was witnessing the last days of a ugly chapter in American history. ​Obama's first act as president was an order to close the place. The head of the detention center ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Gitmo Spokesman Cries Sexual Harassment, Tries to Bar Herald Reporter

    Navy Cmdr. Jeffrey Gordon is a 41-year-old career military officer. He is the chief spokesman for the most controversial outpost on the planet, the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base. via Wikimedia Commons​And, if you're to believe a letter he sent to the Miami Herald last week, veteran Miami Herald repor ... More >>

  • News

    June 25, 2009

    Feline-Lovin' Sadists

    Miamians prove there's more than one way to skin a cat killer.

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    Guantanamo Bay Becomes a Video Game

    Sorry to be so GitMo heavy today, but ehgads there is a Guantanamo Bay video game in development. Yeah, we thought the idea of escaping from GitMo was and idea best reserved for fiction, and apparently we were right.  T-Enterprises, the British software company developing the game, says Ren ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Obama's First 100 Days and Barely Any Action on HIV/AIDS

    Wednesday will mark the culmination of President Obama's first 100 days in office, and he's done a lot: passed a massive stimulus package, ordered the closure of Gitmo, made a momentous change in travel policy to Cuba, had some pirates shot, and got a dog named Bo. Though, one area where he's moved ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    MIA Customs Officials Keep Us Safe From Teddy Bear Threat

    via Flavouz's flickrTheir eyes were watching eyes. U.S. Customs and Border Protection at Miami International Airport noticed that the glass eyes on a shipment of teddy bears from China were poorly secured, and could be a choking hazard to small children. They sent the bears off for further test ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    One Lawyer's Fight to Change Guantanamo Bay -- At the Expense of His Career

    Maj. Tom Fleener was enjoying a quiet life as an assistant public defender in Wyoming when he was thrust into the greatest legal conundrum of our times.Courtesy Wikimedia CommonsFleener, an Army Reservist, became more and more outraged as he read about the military commissions set up in Guantanamo B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    'I Was Cooperating with Evil': A Former Gitmo Prosecutor Sounds off About a Corrupt Process

    Two years ago, when Darrel Vandeveld flew to Guantánamo Bay to work as a prosecutor, no one else believed more in the detention camps and all they stood for in the War on Terror.Courtesy Wikimedia Commons"I was totally gung ho," Vandeveld tells Riptide. "I was convinced that we actually had the 'wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    News Roundup

    Oh, look, an update from our old friends the sex offenders under the bridge. It's nice to hear from them every once in a while. [NBC6]It is going to get really, really cold this weekend. [CBS4]Fidel Castro wants Obama to give back Guantánamo Bay. [NBC6]Some dumb kid accidentally shot his friend in ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 29, 2009

    End of an Era

    A new show at CiFo looks back at Bush's reign — and the mess he left.

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    January 28, 2009

    News Roundup

    State Farm, the State's largest private property insurer, will stop insuring property in Florida. [NY Times]This seems to be a major thing, but Gov. Charlie Crist is just saying things like, "I don't really care." [Naked Politics]But, that's ok, he was too busy vetoing budget cuts today. Schools get ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Florida Congressman Wants to Move Gitmo to Alcatraz

    Now that it's official -- Obama is closing the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba -- and we've all given ourselves a hearty slap on the back, the tough questions are really starting to rear their ugly heads: What do we do with the 245 guys left in Gitmo? Especially the truly dangerous ones, who we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    News Roundup

    Fidel Castro suggests in a column he might not be following international affairs in four years. Maybe because he'll be dead? [CBS4]Anyway, here he is with the President of Argentina. His first new picture in some time. [Herald]The South Beach Comedy Festival may not be selling as many tickets this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    News Roundup

    President Obama found time to call up Gitmo and say, "Yo, can we just chill for a minute?" and all proceedings were instantly frozen. [Herald]Police finally caught this horrible baby-punching would-be car thief. [NBC6]Here are all sorts of pictures from the inaugural balls. Do we like Michelle's dre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    President Obama halts Guantanamo trials

    In his inaugural speech yesterday, Barack Obama declared that "we reject as false the choice between our safety and our ideals"- a statement Riptide felt spoke directly to the future of Guantanamo Bay, a place where due process and human rights laws have been kicked aside in the name of extinguishin ... More >>

  • News

    January 15, 2009

    Boogie Down Barack

    Riptide offers to DJ Obama's inaugural ball.

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    The Confederate Flag Has Us Thinking About Secession

    Sometimes I forget that technically Florida is a southern state, with Confederate heritage and all. It seems like the closer you get to the southern beaches the less and less red the necks are. This is probably because all of Hick-America would much rather spend their money on diamond-encrusted truc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Cheney Still Hearts Gitmo; the Senate Does Not Heart Cheney

    You've got to give Tricky Dick some credit. The man sticks to his guns (even when they're clearly shooting someone in the face).Amid the Bushie farewell tour over the past week, Cheney has time and again stuck up for his administration's use of, ahem, "questionable" tactics in treating prisoners at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    News Roundup

    Riptide had a lovely Thanksgiving. Short Order cooked an amazing turbaconducken, Crossfade lead us in musical prayer, and step-sibling Nude Celebrity Death SUV brought tons of bargain bin wine, which it proceeded to chug relentlessly. Anyway, we are back today in a somewhat tryptophan impaired effor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    Spicoli Brokers Obama-Castro Gitmo Hookup?

    No, that headline is not just a hallucination brought on by the tryptophan-induced haze you've been stumbling around in since stuffing that turducken down your gullet yesterday.It's just, quite simply, the strangest post-Thanksgiving news on the planet. Somehow or another, Sean Penn, the liberal wun ... More >>

  • Film

    April 24, 2008

    Let's Go to Prison

    Harold and Kumar get shipped to Gitmo in this forced act two.

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2007
  • Calendar

    October 11, 2007

    Before YouTube, There Was This

    Explore the parameters of propaganda at the Wolf

  • Calendar

    January 25, 2007

    What Is It Good For?

    The awful reality of war hits the Wolf

  • Calendar

    August 10, 2006

    A Bit Sketchy

    Casa Bacardi presents illustrations of history

  • News

    August 10, 2006

    Letters from the Issue of August 10, 2006

    "The victims will never get justice"

  • News

    May 4, 2006

    Grandmasters in Guayaberas

    Little Havana's chess connection vies for the national crown

  • News

    September 26, 1996
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    February 8, 1996

    Perilous Journey

    For more than two decades Miami's Haitian Refugee Center was a beacon of hope and a force for justice. Today its director, Guy Victor, is struggling just to keep it afloat.

  • News

    October 5, 1995
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    September 14, 1994

    Lard Corps

    Local black leaders are wondering why the U.S. Justice Department called them together to chew the fat about Guantanamo

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