Manolo Reyes

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Charlie Don't Appoint

    Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado​Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado's insistence that Gov. Charlie Crist appoint a replacement for suspended commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones is getting ugly.Over the weekend, Regalado and Commission Chairman Marc Sarnoff were pressuring Angel Gonzalez -- who resigned yesterday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Michelle Spence-Jones Surrenders to Police a Day After She's Sworn In

    Michelle Spence-Jones​A day after being sworn in for her second term on the Miami city commission, Michelle Spence-Jones has surrendered to police and faces grand theft charges. Prosecutors allege Spence-Jones forged letters, at least one in the name of a former county commissioner, and steered $5 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    City of Miami Voters: Yes To Name Recognition And Cash! No to Messages!

    The handful of City of Miami voters who bothered to roll by the polls yesterday sent an age-old but always cringe-inducing message: Cash and name recognition wins elections.via Tomas Regalado for MayorYour next mayor's real campaign slogan: NO!​Actual plans for the city? Meh. Not so important.In t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Miami Election Results: Regalado Landslide

    Tomas Regalado will be Miami's next mayor, winning with about 72% of the vote. Joe Sanchez, his competitor and fellow City Commissioner, netted a disappointing 28%. We'll do more thinking about this tomorrow, I'm sure, but for now the results. Miami Mayor: Tomas RegaladoMiami Commissioner - Dis ... More >>

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    Demetrio's Rules

    The world according to public school board member Demetrio Perez includes exile philosophy, Elian propaganda, and old-Havana-school politics.

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    January 13, 2000

    He Came, He Lunched, He Left

    Felonious former Miami City Manager Cesar Odio has been spending his free time hanging around Miami Beach. And you want to know why?

  • News

    August 5, 1999

    Commissioner Kojak

    No ideas, no agenda, and a lot of glad-handing. Welcome to J.L. Plummer's re-election campaign.

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    August 13, 1998

    Politics and Spirits

    Miami city worker Caridad Rios swears she's never practiced Santera. Try telling that to the many politicians who befriend her -- or fear her.

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    July 24, 1997

    Diplomatic Impunity

    Wouldn't you love to rub shoulders with a man who has been knighted by the Queen of England, honored by the Pope, and appointed our local Liberian ambassador? Of course you would!

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    January 2, 1997