This morning, New Times published the second half of its two-part series on a soldier's tragic death inside the Miami Veterans Affairs hospital. Hell On The Home Front follows Nicholas Cutter's journey from heartbroken teenager to battle-hardened soldier to PTSD-suffering veteran to drug addict. Ac ... More >>
In January, Keskea Hernandez was whisked from her cell at the Federal Detention Center downtown to Larkin hospital in South Miami. The pretty 42-year-old real estate agent had pleaded guilty to mortgage fraud a year earlier. Ever since her incarceration, however, her health had been in free fall. Sh ... More >>
Building permit? Miami-Dade County doesn't need any stinkin' building permit!In fact, officials for the county's internal services department got away with completing two construction projects in downtown Miami without obtaining permits for either one, according to Miami-Dade Inspector General Chris ... More >>
Miami-Dade County’s Office of the Inspector General released its annual report for fiscal year 2006 last week. For those who want a primer on corruption in Miami, the report is a great place to start. The OIG does audits and investigations looking for waste and fraud. Among the 20 arrests the OIG ... More >>
Miami-Dade's ethics czar decides to use the Internet to upbraid the inspector general. Bad decision
Incredibly, the job of one of the county's most successful and vigilant agents is on the line
Jackson Memorial Hospital's foreign patients owe the county more than $85 million
Miami medical bureaucracy begins to rival the school system
You may call it embezzlement, but charitable union officials have a more polite term: Misspending
The INS has its own peculiar way of meting out justice: Promote the supervisor who intentionally misled Congress and harass the inspector who warned of terrorists
What happens when you muster the courage to complain that you've been sexually assaulted at an INS facility? Not much.
A congressional delegation inspected Miami's INS operations and found everything to be running smoothly. No wonder. Investigators later discovered they'd been dealing with...
Radio Marti: Ethics in Exile