Subject:

Miriam Alonso

  • News

    February 27, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 25, 2014

    Dear Javier Souto: Cubans No Longer Wield Power In Miami-Dade

    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 responds to a county commissioner's claim that Cubans made Miami. Miami-Dade Commissioner Javier Souto tried to persuade his col ... More >>

  • News

    September 3, 2009

    Former Miami Bigwig Christine Morales Resigns After Getting Caught Skipping Work by Union

    Criminal behavior and slacking off aren't enough to get the boot from Miami City Hall.

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    Peel the Vote '09: Shock Jock for Commish

    Alex Izaguirre He didn't win the mayor's seat in 2005, but Spanish-language radio host Enrique Santos is considering a second run at public office.The popular shock jock, who mans the morning show for La Kalle 98.3, is looking to join the already crowded race to take over Miami City Commissioner Joe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2007

    "Another Embarrassment for Miami-Dade County"

    A fight over might The Miami-Dade Police Department's public corruptions unit has scalped its fair share of unscrupulous public officials over the years. They busted former county Commissioner Miriam Alonso and her husband for using her political campaign contributions as a personal slush fund. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2006

    Three agencies against a Star Destroyer?

    Who's gonna grease my palm? The Downtown Bay Forum couldn't have known that their October 25 meeting — "Corruption & Scandals in Miami-Dade County: what are we going to do about it?" — would fall on the same day that former county commissioner Miriam Alonso would plead guilty to 2 ... More >>

  • News

    March 16, 2006

    Total the Recall

    Commish Natacha Seijas is still around. For now anyway.

  • News

    April 14, 2005
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    October 14, 2004

    Powers That Be

    It's nice to have wealthy and influential friends, especially when you need loads of campaign cash

  • News

    March 25, 2004

    Meet Mr. Arza

    In four short years, state Rep. Ralph Arza has gone from schoolteacher to powerful politician, and now he's about to take control of public education in Miami

  • News

    January 8, 2004

    Justice, One Page at a Time

    Don't hold your breath waiting for Miriam Alonso's criminal trial

  • News

    April 24, 2003

    Saint Pizzi

    Rundle, Milian, or Pizzi as state attorney in '04?

  • News

    September 26, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of September 26, 2002

    Filmmaking in Miami: There is a time to just say no

  • News

    September 19, 2002

    Busted!

    Greed, thievery, corruption, and betrayal -- the sordid tale of Miriam Alonso's downfall

  • News

    May 23, 2002

    The Hot Seat

    Pepe Cancio faced big trouble on his first day as a county commissioner, but no one likes trouble

  • City Life

    May 16, 2002
  • City Life

    May 16, 2002
  • News

    December 13, 2001

    Letters from the Issue of December 13, 2001

    Top Cop Talks Shop: Yes, we've emerged from the dark ages, but can't we just skip over that part?

  • News

    December 6, 2001

    Now Entering Miriamville

    Miriam Alonso may be under criminal investigation but that hasn't distracted her from creating her own city

  • News

    October 11, 2001

    The Alonso Shell Game

    Police and prosecutors remember the old adage: Follow the money

  • News

    September 13, 2001

    The Dissection of Miriam Alonso

    Corruption investigators are delving into the county commissioner's every financial nook and political cranny

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    The Secret Flush Fund

    Investigators have a question for Miriam Alonso: Where'd the money go?

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    You Are Cordially Invited

    So you weren't among those lucky few who dined with the king and queen? Consider it a compliment.

  • News

    August 10, 2000

    That's Rich

    Wanna know how county commissioners earn their keep? Don't bother checking financial disclosure forms.

  • City Life

    May 11, 2000
  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Haul of Shame

    Waste dumps, illicit lobbying, paid supporters, hidden agendas. Or politics as usual in Miami-Dade County.

  • News

    September 23, 1999

    DeFede

    Mail Call

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    Renting Under the Influence

    The county cut off rent subsidies to Commissioner Miriam Alonso, then reversed itself. What a coincidence!

  • News

    May 6, 1999

    Small Town, Big Hell

    Election time in Sweetwater is just another pretext for this rancorous city to go nuts

  • News

    December 10, 1998
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    November 26, 1998
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    July 23, 1998

    Don't Call Me a Lobbyist!

    Even though my name is Chris Korge and Alex Penelas is my best buddy and all the commissioners are indebted to me and I guarantee you'll get that fat county contract

  • News

    April 9, 1998
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    November 13, 1997

    A Merciful Court of Public Opinion

    If you think being under federal indictment might have hurt Humberto Hernandez, you don't know the fine folks of District 3

  • News

    July 17, 1997
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    July 17, 1997

    Hot Air Waves

    The head honcho thinks The Alex and Miriam Show would be totally cool, but internal strife is boiling over at Radio and TV Marti

  • News

    July 10, 1997

    Dead End

    Fico Rojas wanted a treason trial for locals who sought dialogue with Castro. County commissioners named a street after him.

  • News

    May 29, 1997
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    March 20, 1997
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    March 13, 1997

    The Dumping Ground

    When family members or cronies need a job, Dade county politicians drop them off at the airport

  • News

    September 12, 1996
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    December 21, 1995

    The Reports of My Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

    Steve Clark battles cancer and fierce rumors of his demise. He says he's more worried about the rumors.

  • News

    May 25, 1995

    Raising Hell

    The growling noise emanating from the Dupont Plaza -- that's the sound assistant city attorneys make when they grumble

  • News

    October 5, 1994

    Press Clubbed

    This past Saturday, October 1, the Florida Press Club bestowed its annual Excellence in Journalism Awards at its convention in Gainesville. This year New Times won six awards in competition with other weeklies around the state.

  • News

    November 17, 1993

    Three Scenes from the Political Stage

    Election night with Steve Clark, Miriam Alonso, and Raul Martinez

  • News

    November 3, 1993

    Miami's Favorite Cover Girl

    One newspaper praises Miriam Alonso, the other criticizes her. One newspaper sits comfortably in its newsracks, the other vanishes mysteriously. Coincidence?

  • News

    October 6, 1993

    Alonso: The Cadillac and the Threats

    Yes, that loudmouth in the fancy car really is the husband of mayoral hopeful Miriam Alonso. And yes, taxpayers are picking up the tab.

  • News

    September 22, 1993
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    September 15, 1993

    Meet Miami's Next Mayor

    Part 2: Miriam Alonso knows how to put votes together, but she can't seem to separate dirty tricks from politics

  • News

    September 8, 1993

    Meet Miami's Next Mayor

    Political gangster or humble servant, Miriam Alonso wins either way

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