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Sergio Pereira

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Miami's Five Worst City and County Managers Who Prove Merrett Stierheim Wrong

    Over the weekend, Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez revealed he is entertaining the idea of eliminating the city manager's position in favor of the strong mayor form of government. His proposal, which would require voter approval to change the city charter, makes sense because it gives residents one ... More >>

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    January 26, 2010

    Goodbye, Dan Paul! You Made This Town

    ​So Dan Paul was a little crazy. And the stories of his personal escapades -- sexual and otherwise -- were legendary in this town.But Paul made modern Miami by writing the county charter in 1957. He was an eccentric genius who, despite earning scads of money, had a wisecrack for every politician i ... More >>

  • News

    March 20, 2008

    Poisoned Well

    What was contaminating our drinking water? Who knows - Dade officials stopped looking.

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    December 14, 2006

    Wicked

    Melt this commissioner

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    May 5, 2005

    Miami Gun Rhapsody

    Who's packing heat in the Magic City? You don't have to conceal your curiosity a second longer

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    November 25, 2004

    Letters from the Issue of November 25-December 1

    Intelligent voters, outspoken readers, and a downtown dining oasis

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    November 11, 2004

    Story Line

    Still feisty after all these years, Carl Hiaasen unloads on Miami politics and corporate journalism

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    January 15, 2004

    A Deal to Dial For

    A tenacious entrepreneur and county commissioners are hung up on the repercussions of a prepaid phone card bid

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    October 9, 2003

    Just Friends

    If a man is known by the company he keeps, then FBI boss Hector Pesquera has a problem

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    January 30, 2003

    A Friend Indeed

    Meet Camilo Padreda, dynamic businessman, faithful Republican, patron of law enforcement, convicted felon

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    November 28, 2002

    Blood Money

    Every time you donate, it's money in the pockets of two South Florida companies. Big money.

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    September 26, 2002

    Under the Table and Off the Books

    If you're desperate for work, if you must see a doctor, if you need shelter, Miami's shadow economy will provide

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    January 10, 2002

    2001: A Billboard Odyssey

    Last year much was learned about Miami's illegal signs, including the fact that they're still standing and still lucrative

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    August 30, 2001

    Digital Intrigue

    Did Miami-Dade County Manager Steve Shiver deceive commissioners in an effort to steer a lucrative software contract to a friend? The friend says no. Shiver isn't talking.

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    May 24, 2001

    Impartial Intolerance

    Not long ago it was dangerous to support the appearance of Cuban musicians in Miami; now it's dangerous to oppose them

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    October 28, 1999

    Mullin

    The Wizard of Odd

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    July 1, 1999
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    April 1, 1999

    Born to Lose

    Created after the 1980 riots, the Metro Miami Action Plan was supposed to level the playing field for blacks. What happened?

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    July 23, 1998

    Don't Call Me a Lobbyist!

    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

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    April 16, 1998

    If You Indict, They Will Come

    What is Miami's greatest natural resource? Corruption, of course! So let's get out there and sell it!

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    May 15, 1997

    When Vicki Met Syl, Part Two

    Accused of bribery and public corruption, this power pair finds that love and justice prevail

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    March 27, 1997
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    September 5, 1996

    Why Recycle?

    It feels good to do it. But recycling doesn't always save money or protect the environment.

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    July 4, 1996

    What Goes Up

    A salute to the small but dedicated cadre of elevator professionals who see to it that your next ride won't be your last

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    February 22, 1996

    Smeared for Takeoff

    American Airlines officials want to know why the Miami Herald is covering old news as if it were a breaking story

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    January 18, 1996

    The Graduate

    After ten years as city manager, Cesar Odio is still catching flak about his college education. Give the guy a break. Better yet, give him a diploma.

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    October 5, 1995

    Very Big Bucks

    The most lucrative contract in the history of Miami International Airport is about to be awarded to one lucky company

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    February 26, 1992
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    February 26, 1992

    The Lord Works in Mysterious Ways

    Bible thumper Norman Hickey believes the Day of Judgment is at hand. Which ought to make him a shoo-in for Miami Beach city manager.

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