It's one thing that Mitt Romney passed over Cuban-American Marco Rubio for Paul Ryan, but it's quite another that Ryan has a history of support for lifting the Cuban embargo. Ryan's flip-flopping voting record on the issue certainly has Miami talking on the day Romney comes to town.Ryan arrived in C ... More >>
Don't let the smile fool you. This man can't be trusted. Only in Miami-Dade County can a politician like Julio Robaina be considered a front-runner for the top elected post. With one day left for early voting before election day on May 24, we've compiled five reasons Robaina does not deserve beco ... More >>
via Haute LivingSome of Perez's jewelry creations. Now he may find himself behind less precious metals. Luis Felipe Perez is just the latest South Florida man to see his Ponzi Scheme toppled. The SEC has charged Perez with running a $40 million Ponzi scheme that targeted the local Hispanic commun ... More >>
In Miami Beach, "introducing ethics reform" is really a sneaky way to take down your political rival.
When Cubans leave their homeland, things can get lots worse.
Miami used to be a punch line, but now the joke is on bored reporters
The federal ban on assault weapons never worked, as Miami-Dade Police Ofcr. Keenya Hubert painfully learned
A small cadre of exile fanatics now controls the Bush administration's Cuba policy, and Fidel Castro couldn't be happier
In this political season, Miami's high-profile campaign contributors favor Republicans and Democrats
A South Florida rancher is using bovine diplomacy to improve relations with the island nation
What's $28 million a year and added jobs for the poorest American city mean next to big cubanismo, bro?
When trade sanctions, bluster, and a few bombs don't work, you gotta try something else
More debate over athletics versus academics
Where can terrorists find safe harbor? If you're of the Cuban exile variety, right here.
Ramon Saul Sanchez's Democracy Movement unveils a new twist on the venerable sit-in protest: The float-in
An INS agent discloses blatant anti-Cuban sentiment surrounding last year's raid, and apparent attempts at a coverup. The result? He's threatened.
Alex Penelas gets in touch with the inner Alex Penelas
For years the infamous Wasp Network collected reams of data on Miami's anti-Castro forces -- and the sundry, sometimes bizarre, attempts to infiltrate them
The real story behind Alex Penelas's secret dealings with Republicans
With the FBI in pursuit, black activist Nehanda Abiodun a decade ago fled to Cuba, where she still dreams of fomenting a socialist revolution in the United States
Letters from the issue of June 22, 2000
For two years Goya Foods has waged a war to prevent its workers from unionizing. Now things are starting to get really ugly.
Ramon Saul Sanchez is an exile leader with charisma, style, and a strong sense of drama
A .22-Caliber Mayor with .357-Magnum Ambitions
Leave the Driving to CANF
Letters from the issue of January 27, 2000
TV Martí is costing you $25,000 per day. And it's been off the air for weeks.
Despite recent deaths and a federal crackdown, smugglers continue the dangerous business of transporting Cubans to Miami
Beset by internecine battles, troubled leadership, and funding cuts, the local office of the Florida Department of Health is in need of intensive care.
A new report confirms that Radio Mart' has become a mecca of shoddy reporting
Juan Garcia Pino was obeying a higher law when he rescued nineteen family members fleeing Cuba. But a more mundane law ruined everything.
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?
The head honcho thinks The Alex and Miriam Show would be totally cool, but internal strife is boiling over at Radio and TV Marti
Fate introduced Miami lobbyist Sylvester Lukis to a rising political star named Vicki Lopez-Wolfe. Twenty-two felony charges later, South Florida is still reeling.
A conservative Nicaraguan presidential candidate nabs the City of Miami's endorsement
In the soap opera that is Hialeah politics, Herman Echevarria might be poised to supplant Raul Martinez as leading man.
How a Miami businessman got rich doing business with Cuba - and lived to shout about it
One person won the job of county chief executive. But in the end, everybody lost.
Who's watching TV Marti? No one. Who's paying for TV Marti? We are. At least for another few months.
What do Armando Valladares, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Miriam Alonso, Xavier Suarez, Alex Penelas, Steve Clark, and the Miami Herald editorial board have in common? They're just a few of the big names enlisted by accused embezzler Roberto Polo in his fight to a