Roberto Martinez

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    July 19, 2012

    Katherine Fernandez Rundle Is No Janet Reno

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke takes on the Miami-Dade state attorney.Katherine Fernandez Rundle is no Janet Reno. Miami-Dade's top prosecutor, who is a Democra ... More >>

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    July 19, 2012
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    May 31, 2012

    Miguel Exposito, Former Miami Police Chief, Asks Judges Today To Give Him Job Back

    For two years, Miguel Exposito was the head honcho at the Miami Police Department. They were jolly times for the Magic City's muckrakers, who made an easy living as Exposito butted heads with Mayor Tomas Regalado and produced a too-crazy-to-be-true litany of scandals and shootings. When he was fired ... More >>

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    August 24, 2009

    Charlie Crist Will Ask Just About Anyone To Fill Out a Senate Application

    ​Gov. Charlie Crist has asked yet another round of former politicians to fill out applications for Senate. When will this end? When every Republicans to ever hold public office in Florida has submitted answers to Charlie Crist's questionnaire. The latest round includes Former U.S. Reps. Mike ... More >>

  • City Life

    May 12, 2005


    Richard Scruggs

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    July 15, 2004

    High & Mighty

    What do you do when some morons criticize you in a news report? If you're the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, the top federal cop, the answer is easy: You blackball the news reporter

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    January 15, 2004

    Public War, Private Fight

    The U.S. Attorney and Miami-Dade's top cop clash over a major corruption case

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    December 6, 2001

    Fear and Loathing in la Escuela

    President Eduardo Padron has instituted an impressive program of intimidation at Miami-Dade Community College

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    February 1, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of February 1, 2001

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    February 17, 2000


    Leave the Driving to CANF

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    January 2, 1997

    New Year's Revolution

    If you had your way, what single adjustment would you make to enhance the experience of living in South Florida?

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    October 26, 1995

    Mistaken Identity

    In her quest for a seat on the Miami Beach Commission, Matti Bower doesn't want to be labeled "the Hispanic candidate." She just wants to win.

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    March 16, 1994

    Mad Dog Bites No More

    In the latest twist to the Bangkok Six orangutan-smuggling case, Matthew Block's flamboyant defense lawyer takes his own life

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    July 7, 1993

    Politics and Prosecutors

    Why is it that naming a U.S. Attorney for Miami seems to be one of the world's most complicated tasks?

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    June 16, 1993

    Birds Do It, Bees Do it

    But is that any excuse for Matthew Block's lawyer to send Shirley McGreal a card that shows zebras doing it?

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    June 9, 1993

    The Collector

    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

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    April 28, 1993

    Gorilla Warfare: Part 2

    Ape trader Matthew Block has been sentenced in the case of the Bangkok Six. But the monkey business continues.

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    March 31, 1993


    If you think Dade County is a filthy mess now, just wait till you're drowning in it