Mansfield Staniford wants the Brazilian girl in the picture. He's running around in the anti-fashion trifecta of socks, sneakers and shorts, obsessively pulling his thinning brown hair. Little kids dash between the legs of the business men, photographers, models and moms who are gathered at South Po ... More >>
While stuck in limbo at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, NSA leaker Edward Snowden has requested political asylum from 21 countries. With Brazil officially rejecting his request earlier this morning, nine of those nations have now said no. Snowden's last hope might be the Chavista government in Vene ... More >>
It's been a good while since Fidel Castro had the chance to really poke a big stick into Uncle Sam's eyeball. That's why Edward Snowden, the NSA leaker on the run from espionage charges, might just be the perfect early 87th birthday present for El Comandante. Snowden holed up in Moscow over the wee ... More >>
For two years, a slight, balding man in Miami has hunched over his desk, making dozens of calls a day peppered with phrases custom-built to perk up Secret Service ears: "assassination," "president," "John Wilkes Booth." This week, just days before Obama is sworn in for his second term, his fiendish ... More >>
Carl Scalise is not afraid of the Mafia. Concrete boots don't faze him, and neither does sleeping with the fishes. We met him yesterday outside Miami New Times offices on Biscayne Boulevard protesting the Mafia, and fighting for your freedom."For the past 7 years I've been fighting the Mafia," he ... More >>
Earlier this month, New Times reported on how South Florida cops routinely track people through their cell phone signals without getting a warrant first. Like cops around the country, they can do so thanks to a Melbourne, Florida-based company called Harris Corp. that makes cell phone spying devi ... More >>
Old Miami spooks discuss former times and pending threats
Bernardo Benes helped free hundreds of Cuban political prisoners twenty years ago. Hardliners in Miami hate him for it.
Was Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega really a drug trafficker? Or is it possible he was set up by the U.S. government? Try asking a few dozen people who should know.
COPEX separates the men from the boys