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Marcelo Llorente

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    April 5, 2013

    Thieves Leave Marcelo Llorente's Mercedes on Cinder Blocks in Front of Coral Gables Home

    You see more cars stripped of their tires and left on cinder blocks by thieves in bad movies and car insurance commercials than you do in real life. So it's not exactly the type of thing you'd expect to go down in Coral Gables, let alone right in front of the victim's home.Well, that's exactly what ... More >>

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    January 23, 2013

    Miami Dolphins Stadium Renovation: A Political Insider's Guide

    Give Stephen Ross props. He stepped up to Norman Braman one billionaire to another and slapped him across the face with a clean white glove. With a full page ad undermining Braman's credibility in Tuesday's edition of the Miami Herald, Ross let Braman know he's got the cash to parry any attacks the ... More >>

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    June 3, 2011

    Marcelo Llorente Endorses Carlos Gimenez for Miami-Dade Mayor

    ​We'll excuse you if you're feeling a bit of election fatigue after the recall and the initial election, but Miami-Dade still has the very important task of picking our next mayor in the runoff election on June 28. Today, Carlos Gimenez picked up one of the most coveted endorsements leading in ... More >>

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    June 2, 2011
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    May 27, 2011

    Luther Campbell Would Like To Thank His Voters

    Alex Izaguirre​Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke, who lost in Tuesday's mayoral election, lets voters explain why they chose him.I raised only $12,000 ... More >>

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    May 25, 2011

    Julio Robaina Spent $900,000 For 60,240 Votes And Other Election Night Numerical Revelations

    Luther Campbell, his wife Kristin, and their son Blake on election day. ​Hey, it sucks to lose, but Luther Campbell has nothing to be ashamed of. With only 45 days to court voters with a $12,000 campaign war chest, the former 2 Live Crew front man and current New Times columnist convinced 20,000 M ... More >>

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    May 24, 2011

    Heat-Bulls Game 4/Election-Results Live Blog-a-palooza

    ​Big night in Miami tonight. On one side, the Miami Heat hosting the Chicago Bulls in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. On the other, the Miami-Dade elections. What's a good Miamian to do? Watch the game? Check on the election results?Well, don't fret, good citizen. Just stay with us t ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011
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    May 19, 2011
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    May 19, 2011

    Luther Campbell Gets Perfect Marks on Gay Voters Guide, Robaina and Gimenez Don't

    ​It's 2011, and the only candidate running for Miami-Dade mayor who is polling in the double digits to get perfect marks from Equality Florida's voting guide on GLBT issues happens to be former-2 Live Crew leader Luther Campbell. It's odd indeed. The leading candidates Julio Robaina and Carlos Gim ... More >>

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    May 16, 2011

    Uncle Sam Endorses Uncle Luke in New Campaign Commercial

    Jacob KatelHey, don't I know you from somewhere?​If Carlos Gimenez, Roosevelt Bradley, Marcelo Llorente, or Jose "Pepe" Cancio hit the streets of downtown Miami at 2 a.m. and went to a couple of clubs they'd probably get looked at like police, creeps, narcs, drunk lawyers, or weirdos.A real mayor ... More >>

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    May 12, 2011

    Florida International University Disses Democracy

    Alex Izaguirre​Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. In this special edition, Luke -- who is a candidate for Miami-Dade mayor -- has a few words for Florida International Uni ... More >>

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    May 11, 2011

    Univision Mayoral Forum At FIU Snubs Non-Cuban American Candidates UPDATED

    Does the Golden Panther Speake Spanish Only?​UPDATE: Univision says candidates invited to its forum were invited based on the amount of money they've raised for their campaigns and not because of their Cubaness. You'd expect a state-run university in Cuba to exclude candidates from participating i ... More >>

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    May 4, 2011

    Jeffrey Lampert, Mayoral Candidate, Threatened with Arrest for Attending Debate

    Local 10Jeffrey Lampert says debate organizers threatened to have him arrested if he showed up for a debate.​When Carlos Alvarez was booted from office on March 15, the largest local recall election in U.S. history sent a clear message to the Miami establishment: no more inside-the-beltway politic ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011
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    April 28, 2011

    Of Michael Putney, Uncle Luke, the KKK, and Marco Rubio (Video)

    Jacob KatelLuther Campbell bossin' up​News flash: Old white guy confuses KKK with NAACP.So, is veteran TV reporter Michael Putney uncomfortable with the sight of two black candidates running for Miami-Dade County mayor?A factual error made by the newsman while serving as moderator at a political d ... More >>

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    April 26, 2011

    Robaina, Gimenez And Llorente Got Their Soft Money Working Hard

    ​Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke -- who is a candidate to replace more-boring-than-bread-pudding ex-Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez on May 24 -- follo ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina Leads In Bundled Contributions

    Just call Julio Robaina the Bundle Master.​The race to become the next mayor of Miami-Dade County is turning into a costly affair. The three alleged front-runners, Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina, former county Commissioner Carlos Gimenez, and ex-state Rep. Marcelo Llorente have raised a combined $1.2 ... More >>

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    April 12, 2011

    Luther Campbell Woos Tuesday Morning Breakfast Club, Files for Mayor's Race

    ​Luther Campbell is in the mayor's race. Now he just needs to settle on a campaign slogan. The high school football assistant coach and Miami New Times columnist was officially accepted by the Miami-Dade Elections Department as a candidate for county mayor. Campbell joins a field that includes for ... More >>

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    April 12, 2011

    Everyone Running for Miami-Dade Mayor

    ​Candidates running for Miami-Dade Mayor in the special May 24th election to replace recalled Carlos Alvarez had to register by 5:00 pm today. There's very few surprises in the list of candidates (read: no last-minute Alex Penelas filing), but here's a look at who you'll get to chose in a coup ... More >>

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    April 8, 2011

    Luther Campbell Starts Meeting Voters And Other Candidates

    Michael McElroy​This past Wednesday night, a couple dozen Miami-Dade voters gathered inside a back dining room of Town Kitchen & Bar in South Miami to hear New Times columnist Luther Campbell, county Commissioner Carlos Gimenez, and former state Rep. Marcelo Llorente talk about their platforms ... More >>

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    March 21, 2011

    Norman Braman Gets Mayoral Candidates To Promise Charter Reform

    photo by Tim ElfrinkBraman issues his marching orders.​When Norman Braman launched his campaign to oust Mayor Carlos Alvarez, he made it clear that charter reform -- including term limits -- was his real goal. Braman inched a step closer to making that happen today as three of the front-runners to ... More >>

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    January 31, 2011

    Doral Mayor J.C. Bermudez Announces He Exists, Will Run For County Mayor

    ​Doral, that place out there to the west with the fancy golf resort, some strip malls, and some other stuff, probably, has a mayor. His name is J.C. Bermudez and he wants to be your next county mayor. Bermudez announced his entrance into the crowded field of contestants jockeying to repl ... More >>

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    December 29, 2010

    Commissioner Carlos Gimenez Purposely Delayed Recall Meeting

    Carlos Gimenez​Today the Miami-Dade County Commission was supposed to meet to set a date for the election to recall Mayor Carlos Alvarez. Problem was only six commissioners showed up, because Commissioners apparently find it OK to act like school skipping children. Which means the commission fell ... More >>

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    October 26, 2009

    Local House Candidate Picks Up Key Rico Tubbs Endorsement

    Today marked the official beginning of election season, with early voting kick-starting around Miami-Dade for the November 3 general elections, and here at Riptide we're feeling that democratic itch.via Pinkieeegirl's FlickrTubbs has spoken.​But, frankly, we're already looking forward to next Augu ... More >>

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    June 17, 2009

    Eager Marcelo Llorente Declares 2012 County Mayor Aspirations

    via MarceloLlorente.comIf you're already tired of 2010 election news, well get ready for 2012. State Rep. Marcelo Llorente officially announced his intentions today to run for Mayor of Miami-Dade County. Currently Mayor Carlos Alavarez won't be vacating the position for more than three yea ... More >>

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    June 16, 2009

    News Roundup

    Local In Miami Beach, a police officer shot and killed Husien Shehada, suspecting he had a gun. Then the cop arrested his brother, but family and friends think the reasoning doesn't line up. [Herald] A class-action lawsuit filed in Miami asks that "phantom fees" be returned to Bernie Madoff's vict ... More >>

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