It's been more than a decade since 8-year-old Marlene Rojas Ramos died inside her own home on the shores of Lake Titicaca. She was felled by a sharpshooter's single bullet fired through her family's front window. Ramos was one of the youngest of the 58 Bolivians killed in a bloody government crackdo ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness 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 takes on the Army's crack down on African American hair. The Pentagon is more concerned with enforcing a racist policy aimed at ... More >>
Spam is the gold standard for food imperishability. The expiration date on cans says two years, but Phil Minerich, vice president of research at Hormel, claims they write that "To help the customer move it through. We don't want it to be sitting on the shelf for 12, 15 years."The canned meat prod ... More >>
Terry Jones, the press hungry pastor of a tiny Gainesville church that damn near caused an international incident by promising to host "Burn a Koran" day, has decided he's going to run for president. Because that's exactly what we need: more wackos people running for president! In his press relea ... More >>
Efraim Diveroli, the young Miami Beach gun runner who stirred national outrage two years ago with a fraudulent a $300 million Pentagon ammunition deal, listened with downcast eyes yesterday as a federal judge read aloud his sentence: four years in prison, a $250,000 fine and $149,000 in restituti ... More >>
Standing before a row of undocumented Miami-Dade College students downtown this morning, Senate hopeful Kendrick Meek urged Congress to pass a long-debated bill that would give college graduates and military members a quick path to full citizenship. Democrats plan to attach the DREAM Act to a def ... More >>
Photo by Bill Cooke Gerald PosnerIn this week's Miami New Times, we write about new evidence that Gerald Posner plagiarized dozens of passages in his 2003 book Why American Slept and in 2005's Secrets of the Kingdom. After the jump, you can check out all the proof. But first, a little back ... More >>
Indicted Miami Beach weapons dealer Efraim Diveroli is still making millions of dollars from the U.S. government.
Why We Fight probes America's passion for war
Groovy music and good vibes at Greynolds
Presidential advisor Karen Hughes draws a crowd at Books & Books, a very, very divided crowd
Thanks to generous taxpayers like you, Miami's top Coast Guard officer has a very swanky address
The new Memphis
The day the music died
Is Miami-Dade County Manager Steve Shiver a lying little weasel? Absolutely, absolutely.
Attorney John Mattes led a crusade on behalf of lost commandos. Now he wants his millions.
Battling cancer, veteran pol Dante Fascell talks of war, Cuba, and a lifetime of putting Miami on the map
Before heading off to Washington for confirmation as Secretary of the Air Force, State Sen. Daryl Jones got involved in one last bond deal. The money was very good, but the backwash could be very bad.
With nothing to show after four years but bitterness and bickering, the plan to turn Homestead Air Force Base into a commercial airport has gone from national model to national embarrassment
Friends (and Money) in High Places
For an agency renowned for spending thousands on a single toilet seat, the Pentagon sure sells cheap
Bill Clinton wants the military to stop discriminating against gays. Florida's top academic officers apparently couldn't care less.