Pepe Cancio

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Julio Robaina Has Raised $1.2 Million, More than Ten Other Candidates Combined

    The man with the cash.​If Julio Robaina walks away with the County Mayor election today -- despite scandals over Ponzi schemes, shady real estate deals and his support for the Marlins Stadium -- there shouldn't be all that much mystery about how he pulled it off. The latest campaign finance report ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Uncle Sam Endorses Uncle Luke in New Campaign Commercial

    Jacob KatelHey, don't I know you from somewhere?​If Carlos Gimenez, Roosevelt Bradley, Marcelo Llorente, or Jose "Pepe" Cancio hit the streets of downtown Miami at 2 a.m. and went to a couple of clubs they'd probably get looked at like police, creeps, narcs, drunk lawyers, or weirdos.A real mayor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Florida International University Disses Democracy

    Alex Izaguirre​Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. In this special edition, Luke -- who is a candidate for Miami-Dade mayor -- has a few words for Florida International Uni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Univision Mayoral Forum At FIU Snubs Non-Cuban American Candidates UPDATED

    Does the Golden Panther Speake Spanish Only?​UPDATE: Univision says candidates invited to its forum were invited based on the amount of money they've raised for their campaigns and not because of their Cubaness. You'd expect a state-run university in Cuba to exclude candidates from participating i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Jeffrey Lampert, Mayoral Candidate, Threatened with Arrest for Attending Debate

    Local 10Jeffrey Lampert says debate organizers threatened to have him arrested if he showed up for a debate.​When Carlos Alvarez was booted from office on March 15, the largest local recall election in U.S. history sent a clear message to the Miami establishment: no more inside-the-beltway politic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Of Michael Putney, Uncle Luke, the KKK, and Marco Rubio (Video)

    Jacob KatelLuther Campbell bossin' up​News flash: Old white guy confuses KKK with NAACP.So, is veteran TV reporter Michael Putney uncomfortable with the sight of two black candidates running for Miami-Dade County mayor?A factual error made by the newsman while serving as moderator at a political d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Luther Campbell Woos Tuesday Morning Breakfast Club, Files for Mayor's Race

    ​Luther Campbell is in the mayor's race. Now he just needs to settle on a campaign slogan. The high school football assistant coach and Miami New Times columnist was officially accepted by the Miami-Dade Elections Department as a candidate for county mayor. Campbell joins a field that includes for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Everyone Running for Miami-Dade Mayor

    ​Candidates running for Miami-Dade Mayor in the special May 24th election to replace recalled Carlos Alvarez had to register by 5:00 pm today. There's very few surprises in the list of candidates (read: no last-minute Alex Penelas filing), but here's a look at who you'll get to chose in a coup ... More >>

  • 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

    June 13, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of June 13, 2002

    People don't go sifting through your luggage in Oregon!

  • 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