Herman Echevarria

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    June 12, 2013

    Norman Braman, Magic City Casino Among Top Donors in Miami Mayor's Race

    The Miami Mayor's race is still five months away, but a majority of the city's politically influential power brokers are lining up behind Commissioner Francis Suarez, who is looking to take out popular incumbent Tomas Regalado with more than one million bucks in his campaign war chest. Regalado has ... More >>

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    November 9, 2012

    Peter Rosello, Real Housewives Son, Pleads Not Guilty To Nut Punching Homeless Man

    The fact that Peter Rosello apparently filmed himself punching a homeless man in the groin has not stopped Peter Rosello from telling a judge that he's not guilty of punching a homeless man in the groin.Rosello, the son of Real Housewives of Miami star Alexia Echevarria and step-son of Hialeah power ... More >>

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    October 15, 2012

    Carlos Gimenez, Rebeca Sosa and David Rivera Shower Favors On Ex-Cocaine Trafficker

    On July 13, Alexander I. Perez stood underneath a new street sign christening a portion of SE 10th Avenue in front of his Hialeah warehouse as "Banah Sweet Way." A gaggle of local politicos -- including Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez, his Hialeah counterpart Carlos Hernandez, and County Commissione ... More >>

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    October 10, 2012

    Peter Rosello, Real Housewives Son, Turns Himself in for Nut Slapping a Bum

    It just got real for Peter Rosello, son of former Real Housewives of Miami star Alexia Echevarria. He has surrendered to police after he posted a video of himself online in which he assaults a sleeping homeless man by punching him in the groin and then running off.

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    October 5, 2012

    Homeless Man Attacked by Real Housewives Star's Son Is Pressing Charges

    Police have found the homeless man who was punched in the nuts on video by the son of a former Real Housewives of Miami cast member, and he's decided to press charges.Peter Rosello, the son of former Real Housewives of Miami star and Venue magazine editor Alexia Echevarria and stepson of H ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012

    Real Housewives' Son Could Face Charges for Nut Punching Homeless Man on Miami Beach

    Peter Rosello, the son of former Real Housewives' star and Venue magazine editor Alexia Echevarria and stepson of Hialeah political power broker Herman Echevarria, could be facing charges after videotaping himself punching a homeless man in the groin in South Beach.

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    April 12, 2012

    Carlos Gimenez Has Raised Nearly Twice As Much As Challenger Joe Martinez

    Campaign finance reports for January, February, and March are in for the local county races. So who's funneling cash to Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez and his main opponent, County Commission Chairman Joe Martinez?If money is any indicator, Martinez has a long haul ahead of him. For the past three ... More >>

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    November 25, 2010
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    August 19, 2004


    There are good reasons to vote August 31, but the county mayor's race isn't one of them. Here are five reasons why.

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    May 22, 2003
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    October 31, 2002

    Submarine Politics

    Alex Penelas learned his lesson in 1999; this year's transit-tax campaign is all below the surface

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    October 31, 2002
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    September 19, 2002


    Greed, thievery, corruption, and betrayal -- the sordid tale of Miriam Alonso's downfall

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    June 7, 2001

    Five's a Crowd

    Miami Mayor Joe Carollo wants to remain in public life, but there's one problem: His private life

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    May 3, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of May 03, 2001

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    April 19, 2001

    You Are Cordially Invited

    So you weren't among those lucky few who dined with the king and queen? Consider it a compliment.

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    February 15, 2001

    True Colors

    Alex Penelas gets in touch with the inner Alex Penelas

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    January 25, 2001

    The Manager's Many Friends

    One thing about Steve Shiver's future as the county's chief executive: It'll never be lonely at the top

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    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

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    August 17, 2000

    Revenge of the Penny Tax

    FIU and MDCC foundations draw new scrutiny from state investigators

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    May 11, 2000
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    December 2, 1999

    Portrait of an Upset

    Johnny Winton used anti-incumbent backlash, new district boundaries, and plenty of cash to knock off J.L. Plummer

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    November 11, 1999

    Haul of Shame

    Waste dumps, illicit lobbying, paid supporters, hidden agendas. Or politics as usual in Miami-Dade County.

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    August 19, 1999

    Mission Impossible

    An emphatic mayor. Tons of polling. Heaps of money. But something went wrong with the Penelas campaign that couldn't.

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    May 6, 1999

    Small Town, Big Hell

    Election time in Sweetwater is just another pretext for this rancorous city to go nuts

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    March 4, 1999

    A Brotherly Imbroglio

    Hialeah police chief Rolando Bolanos has two sons on the force. Both are being investigated for violent behavior.

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    February 18, 1999

    Public Park As Political Feud

    The paving of Amelia Earhart Park is all about a political vendetta

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    June 18, 1998

    Iron John

    In five years PBA boss John Rivera has transformed his police union into a major political force

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    June 4, 1998

    Exposing the Color Line

    Once a paragon of tolerance, the city of South Miami has become a hotbed of hate

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    April 9, 1998
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    March 12, 1998
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    October 30, 1997

    Elector Set

    No doubt about it, Raul Martinez is Hialeah's mayor-for-life. The question is: Can Herman Echevarria's Penelas-driven political machine succeed in killing him?

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    November 14, 1996
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    December 21, 1995

    The Kingmaker

    In the soap opera that is Hialeah politics, Herman Echevarria might be poised to supplant Raul Martinez as leading man.

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    July 13, 1995

    Busy Signals

    County bureaucrats aren't the only ones who get to have cellular-phone fun

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    May 11, 1995

    Secrets and Sunshine

    One thing is clear: Some county commissioners broke the law last December. Another thing isn't so clear: Will they ever be punished?

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    April 29, 1992

    It Ain't Knot's Landing, It's Hialeah

    Morales is a pervert! Caldwell is a slut! Penelas is a pansy! Welcome to politics in the City of Progress!