"As the chair, you had the power to say something, and you didnt"
That's how quickly things change here, which can be invigorating for cities as well as editors
At Miami-Dade County's Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the answer would be No
The county mayor’s race is bumper-to-bumper with hopefuls, but a former traffic reporter thinks he has a shot.
The U.S. Attorney and Miami-Dade's top cop clash over a major corruption case
Filmmaking in Miami: There is a time to just say no
Greed, thievery, corruption, and betrayal -- the sordid tale of Miriam Alonso's downfall
Investigators have a question for Miriam Alonso: Where'd the money go?
Meet the most powerful politician you know nothing about
Ramon Saul Sanchez's Democracy Movement unveils a new twist on the venerable sit-in protest: The float-in
Turns out the best possible way to rescue Miami-Dade's remaining rural farmland is to incorporate as a ... city. Huh?
From the issue of April 26, 2001
So you weren't among those lucky few who dined with the king and queen? Consider it a compliment.
Is the county commissioner simply a lousy bookkeeper, or is there reason for suspicion?
With the whole world watching, Miami's destiny calls: It's time for leadership!
On one side are politicians and influential business interests. On the other are environmentalists and some very wealthy private citizens. In the middle is Homestead Air Force Base. Dead ahead: An explosive confrontation.
Wanna know how county commissioners earn their keep? Don't bother checking financial disclosure forms.
Gary Dellapa's retirement from MIA comes not a moment too soon
Miami-Dade's Democratic Party is a shambles. Blame Joe Geller, candidate and chairman.
A 50-year-old Biscayne Bay institution builds a dock to the 21st Century
Let's say you've got a serious zoning problem. Here's what you do: Show up at county hall with armed with allies and solid arguments. Surely your elected representatives will do the right thing.
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
What is Miami's greatest natural resource? Corruption, of course! So let's get out there and sell it!
Fico Rojas wanted a treason trial for locals who sought dialogue with Castro. County commissioners named a street after him.
When family members or cronies need a job, Dade county politicians drop them off at the airport
A conservative Nicaraguan presidential candidate nabs the City of Miami's endorsement
American Airlines officials want to know why the Miami Herald is covering old news as if it were a breaking story
Homestead Air Force Base: Hundreds of millions of dollars. An arrogant developer. Nine compliant politicians. A vote taken so late at night you never knew what hit you.
The most lucrative contract in the history of Miami International Airport is about to be awarded to one lucky company
While you were sound asleep, the Dade County Commission spent hundreds of millions of your dollars. Aren't you glad they didn't bother to wake you?
You say you haven't got a cellular phone? Heck, you own hundreds of 'em! And right now some local bureaucrat is using one to make a hairdressing appointment.
First he was Miami's mayor, then Metro's, then Miami's. Now he's thinking about running for county mayor again. Why can't Steve Clark make up his mind?
You're a very important person. Someone with influence. A big-shot bureaucrat. A friggin' Dade County Commissioner! And when you travel, you expect those airlines to understand that you want to go first class all the way.
In Cuba she was a symbol, the Madonna of the Counterrevolution. But in Miami, it's a different kind of fight for Paula Valiente.
A "proactive" Metro-Dade is dragged kicking and screaming into environment consciousness
When Metro cops have your car towed away, at least one person might be smiling. And his name might be Johnny Johnny Dollar.
What do Armando Valladares, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Miriam Alonso, Xavier Suarez, Alex Penelas, Steve Clark, and the Miami Herald editorial board have in common? They're just a few of the big names enlisted by accused embezzler Roberto Polo in his fight to a
After years of flying first class, politicos and lobbyists are now having their baggage inspected -- by federal agents
It's a fair bet that your favorite Dade big shot is a sure shot, too