Rene Gil

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    August 9, 2011

    At Conchita Transit, Hialeah's Jitney King, Brotherly Feud Leads to Blood and Lawsuit

    ‚ÄčA few days before Christmas 2008, Abraham Gil had just finished handing out routes to Conchita Transit's fleet of jitney drivers when his brother Rene bumped into him in a hallway. Rene, who owns 40 percent of Hialeah's dominant jitney firm, wasn't happy with the assignment Abraham had just given ... More >>

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    June 8, 2000

    A Life in Transit

    It's not easy driving a jitney in Miami. If the county regulators don't get you, the freeloaders will.

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    June 18, 1998

    Iron John

    In five years PBA boss John Rivera has transformed his police union into a major political force

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    September 19, 1996

    Freedom Fighters

    Boxing is the quintessential individual sport. Unless you're a Cuban champ who has defected to turn pro in Miami, in which case it's a team effort.