Humberto Hernandez

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    October 11, 2012
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    October 10, 2012

    Florida Absentee Ballot System Destroying Democracy

    Has President Barack Obama caught the absentee ballot fever that has corrupted Florida's electoral system? Yesterday, the Tampa Bay Tribune reported Barry's reelection campaign is launching an "unprecedented program to encourage supporters to vote by absentee ballot right away." Elections offices ac ... More >>

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    April 23, 2012

    Save Scotty's Landing: Best Waterfront Eats in Miami

    Former Miami City Manager Donald Warshaw ate there. So did ex-City Manager Cesar Odio. And ex-City Commissioner Miller Dawkins sometimes enjoyed the ocean breeze. Oh yeah, and ex-City Commissioner Humberto Hernandez, too.Come to think of it. pretty much every indicted city official in history has sa ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010
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    September 14, 2010

    Miami City Commissioner Marc Sarnoff Deserves a Federal Investigation

    Marc Sarnoff crosses his fingers, hopes to die, but never tells lies. Wink, wink.​Wilfredo FerrerUnited States Attorney, Southern District of Florida99 NE Fourth St., Miami, FL 33132Dear Mr. Ferrer,Banana Republican commends you for cracking down on the scoundrels responsible for the rampant mortg ... More >>

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    November 26, 2009

    Letters from the Issue of November 26, 2009

    "Most politicians should serve two terms — one in office and one in jail."

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    November 17, 2009

    Michelle Spence-Jones May Run in Special Election

    So, Miami will hold a special election to fill the seat that Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones was booted from after turning herself in for grand theft charges a day after she was sworn in for her second term. And you'll never guess who's considering a run: Michelle Spence-Jones! Spence-Jones ... More >>

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    June 11, 2009

    WTVJ's Nick Bogert Leaving for Chicago

    TV news is hurting. The best are deserting us. Nick Bogert, the WTVJ smart guy who has provided some politics and substance along with the gore on the local airwaves, will depart for Chicago this fall. He's covered everything from hurricanes to the fall of commissioners such as Joe Gersten, Miller D ... More >>

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    September 29, 2005

    Miami: Blink and You'll Miss It

    That's how quickly things change here, which can be invigorating for cities as well as editors

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    August 4, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of August 4, 2005

    Response to "Tales of Teele," published July 28, 2005

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    November 11, 2004

    Story Line

    Still feisty after all these years, Carl Hiaasen unloads on Miami politics and corporate journalism

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    March 25, 2004

    Meet Mr. Arza

    In four short years, state Rep. Ralph Arza has gone from schoolteacher to powerful politician, and now he's about to take control of public education in Miami

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    September 26, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of September 26, 2002

    Filmmaking in Miami: There is a time to just say no

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    November 22, 2001

    Say Hello to Your New Commissioner

    Miami voters weren't going to let conflicts of interest or a two-bit felony conviction stop them from electing Angel Gonzalez

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    May 31, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of May 31, 2001

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    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

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    December 14, 2000

    Professionalism in Politics

    With the whole world watching, Miami's destiny calls: It's time for leadership!

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    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.

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    May 18, 2000

    The Return of Loco Joe

    Miami's mayoral meltdown has a long and nasty history

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    May 4, 2000

    Pocket the Difference

    Miami commissioners use a well-worn strategy to avoid public notice of their sweetheart deals

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    October 28, 1999


    The Wizard of Odd

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    September 16, 1999

    Moreno Sidebar

    Moreno by the Numbers*

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    February 4, 1999

    Dumb and Dumber Luck

    After squandering much of his lottery jackpot, Bernardo Paz is acquitted of raping his pregnant teenage sister-in-law

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    January 7, 1999

    These Numbers Are Up

    1998 was a great year for corruption. New Times puts a price tag on the year's malfeasance

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    October 29, 1998
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    October 15, 1998
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    October 8, 1998

    Unsafe Harbor

    If the profiteers have their way, cruise ship workers can say bon voyage to the humble Leiv Eiriksson Seamen's Center

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    September 24, 1998
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    August 27, 1998

    Absentee Ethics

    That thoughtful Diaz de la Portilla boy has found a way to help out voters. What a guy!

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    August 20, 1998

    What's the Principal?

    As the state slams Miami High for poor sportsmanship, principal Victor Lopez dodges blame

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    July 30, 1998
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    June 25, 1998

    Dinner Key's Raw Meat

    He's young. He's politically naive. He's Miami's newest commissioner, Joe Sanchez.

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    June 11, 1998
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    June 4, 1998
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    May 14, 1998

    The Roads Less Developed

    Residents of this Miami neighborhood don't care how neat the kids' museum will be

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    April 16, 1998

    If You Indict, They Will Come

    What is Miami's greatest natural resource? Corruption, of course! So let's get out there and sell it!

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    January 29, 1998

    X Mayor

    Legal experts and insider politicos agree: Voter fraud will soon force Xavier Suarez from office. Then What?

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    January 8, 1998

    Fraud Buster!

    Want to know what makes Miami's mayor really mad? Voter fraud, that's what.

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    December 4, 1997

    It's Lonely at the Top

    In the first weeks of his administration, Xavier Suarez isn't making many new friends, and he's not influencing many people either

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    November 27, 1997
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    November 20, 1997
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    November 13, 1997

    A Merciful Court of Public Opinion

    If you think being under federal indictment might have hurt Humberto Hernandez, you don't know the fine folks of District 3

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    September 18, 1997

    Remains of the Day

    The Cuban American Defense League wanted a little official recognition. They got it.

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    August 7, 1997

    The Kids Love Him!

    A lousy federal indictment isn't going to keep Humberto Hernandez down -- not with South Florida's generous youngsters as campaign contributors

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    July 17, 1997


    Yet another plan to reopen the jinxed Firehouse Four turns out to be all wet

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    February 27, 1997
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    October 31, 1996

    A Race About Race

    If Humberto Hernandez has it his way, Miami's only black commissioner, Rev. Richard Dunn, will be history

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    August 22, 1996

    Petty Cash

    Miami city manager Cesar Odio loves to hand out taxpayer money to his friends. It's not under the table, but it is under the radar.

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    June 20, 1996

    Raising Pain

    Glenn Terry thinks a salary hike is the answer to Miami's commission woes. Others insist it's money for nothing.

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    May 25, 1995

    Raising Hell

    The growling noise emanating from the Dupont Plaza -- that's the sound assistant city attorneys make when they grumble

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