Manny Garcia

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    September 26, 2013

    El Nuevo Herald Editor Manny Garcia Leaving to Take Over Naples Daily News

    El Nuevo Herald's jefe is abandoning the city he recently described as "the candy store of American journalism" for a town world-famous for, uh, being the seat of Collier County. Nuevo executive editor Manny Garcia told the newsroom yesterday he's leaving to take the top job at the Naples Daily New ... More >>

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    May 16, 2013
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    May 14, 2013

    Burials at Sea: The Real Story Behind Miami's Craziest Van Advertisement

    A white '80s Dodge Ram work van idles near the public boat ramp at Dinner Key Marina in Coconut Grove. The ride has no windows, giving it a Silence of the Lambs vibe. Strapped to the roof is a crude homemade sign that owner Eugene "Jobie" Steppe stenciled with a striking advertisement: "FULL BODY BU ... More >>

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    March 28, 2013
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    March 21, 2013

    One Herald Plaza: Thanks for the Memories

    Close to 1,000 former Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald staffers descended on One Herald Plaza Wednesday afternoon. Reporters. Advertising executives. Printing-press mechanics. Bookkeepers. Publishers. Janitors. They all came to pay their final respects to the place that has defined journalism in thi ... More >>

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    October 5, 2011

    Republican Univision Debate: Fear, Not Rubio, the Driving Factor

    Five Republican candidates -- iincluding Mitt Romney, Jon Huntsman and Rick Perry -- have pulled out of a Univision debate in January. Why? Allegedly it is because of a comment the head of the blockbuster Spanish language channel's made to Florida Sen Marco Rubio's people attempting to blackmail him ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    Mindy Marques: Savior of the Miami Herald

    ​More than two decades ago, I sat down to work in a sterile office in Doral, and a young woman next to me began swearing like a sailor. "Coño," she said louder than any office voice I had ever heard. "This salad sucks."Mindy Marques Gonzalez was the little sister to a bunch of determined newspape ... More >>

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    March 27, 2009

    Is Race an Issue in SoFla Newspaper Layoffs/Departures?

    I've just learned that three old friends are leaving South Florida's daily newspapers: one-time Miami bureau chief David Cazares and columnist Ralph De La Cruz are moving on from the Sun-Sentinel....and editorial page editor Joe Oglesby is retiring from the Miami Herald. That's on top of editor Mann ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009

    News Roundup

    LocalHerald Metro editor Manny Garcia has been tapped to take over El Nuevo Herald. [Pulp]Mindy Marques will take over some of his duties, and more editors are expected to lose there jobs soon. [Pulp]Taking an unconstitutional passage out of the Marlins stadium deal makes you a segregation ... More >>

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    July 3, 2008

    Herald Layoffs Detailed

    It's D-Day at the Miami Herald and 42 will exit the newspaper. One motherin' newsman is on this list -- Phil Long, who covered hurricanes forever and was a tech guy before tech guys existed. Phil hustled at the Herald like no one I've ever known. Among the younger departures that suck: Jasmine Kri ... More >>

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    September 15, 2005

    Crash Dummy

    Unions glom onto the DeFede legacy

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    June 2, 2005

    Terror Alert, Miami Style

    Clandestine meetings and a hungry press

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    December 4, 2003

    Press Pass and a Gas Mask

    Embedded reporters made the military look good in Iraq, but did they do the same for Miami cops?

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    April 22, 1999
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    March 18, 1999

    Home on the Glades

    For the Cuban cowboys of west Miami-Dade, restoring the Everglades means destroying their way of life

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    November 21, 1996

    Deep Inside the Scandal

    Howard Gary discusses OPERATION GREENPALM, the ambitious corruption investigation rattled by mismanagement and blown apart by astonishing leaks of secret information

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    August 10, 1995

    The Next Wave

    A dedicated group of Latin Americans breaks the sound barrier with rock en espanol