In this week's Miami New Times, we profile 30 of the most interesting characters in town, with portraits of each from photographer Stian Roenning. See the entire Miami New Times People Issue here. When Sofy Encanto was a child in Tegucigalpa, her babysitter forbade her to go out. Trapped inside her ... More >>
Just how significant has Miami's Central American population become? In the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa, there is a small chain of cafeteria-style restaurants called Coco Baleadas. The first U.S. location opened quietly on Coral Way last month, and it's the busiest the small space (which once held ... More >>
photo by Jarrett Campbell via Wikimedia CommonsClint Dempsey and the national team are headed to Sun Life.Dear Miami: You're the capital of Latin American culture, a city so soccer-crazy that trying to find a free field for pick-up footy is tougher than sneaking an inflatable banana into a nightc ... More >>
via Art Lung's flickrJose Luis de Jesus Miranda, the locally based Antichrist behind the Growing in Grace Church/Cult, just wants to find a couple more followers to sport "666" on their foreheads and worship him as a Jesus-like figure. Isn't that what we all want? He's had lots of success with that ... More >>
It is South Florida's YET-to-be-registered immigrant voters who could swing the 2004 presidential election
Miami musicians get the seven-year itch
He was raised to be a soldier by the contras in Nicaragua. When he came to South Florida, he found his calling as a gang warlord.
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Broadcasting cutting-edge bands via shortwave, Victor Garcia-Rivera sends Cuba a piece of the rock
He was an aviation classic: independent, stubborn, savvy. And he was convinced powerful forces were out to ruin him. Did that include government informants and federal agents? Gus Conner will never know.