Chiquita Brands International is in damage control mode, requesting a federal appeals court block lawsuits filed against it in the U.S. by Colombians whose relatives were killed in that country's decades-long civil war. The produce giant has admitted to paying a right-wing Colombian paramilitary gro ... More >>
América TeVe, the little Spanish-language, Hialeah Gardens-based scored a big interview with President Barack Obama, and it's causing a major controversy.Obama told reporter Oscar Haza that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has not posed a "serious national security impact" to America in the past fe ... More >>
In a major development, Cuba went to the United Nations yesterday and announced it wanted it to normalize relations with the United States. However, Michele Bachmann won't have it. Not because of anything like "prove facts" or a "rationale and informed understanding of the issue," but because she ... More >>
The World Trade Center in the sunlight.As I walked into Dunkin' Donuts yesterday to grab a coffee in Miami, I noticed pumpkin doughnuts for sale. Suddenly a little frisson ran down my spine. I was transported back to a sunny morning almost a decade ago in New York. Around 9 a.m. on that fateful S ... More >>
Officials stress there have been no specific threats made against the Port of Miami in relation to the tenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, but local, state, and federal agencies will step up security at the port this weekend.
via Yahoo SportsIt seems Nevin Shapiro, the scrawny, debauched Ponzi schemer currently trying to dynamite University of Miami athletics, is even slimier than we thought. A woman now claims that Shapiro, along with his convicted felon stepdad, once helped launder drug profits for the PKK, a notori ... More >>
via Google StreetviewThe Flagler MosqueThe father-and-son Miami imams charged this weekend with aiding Pakistani terrorists will make their first appearance in court today at 1:30 pm as South Florida's Muslim community tries to come to grips with the accusations.The Miami Herald says that the cas ... More >>
A father and his two sons in South Florida have been arrested and charged with financially supporting the Pakistani Taliban. Hafiz Muhammed Sher Ali Khan, 76, the Imam of the Flagler Mosque, was charged with providing "material support" to the terrorist organization by federal prosecutors. His so ... More >>
The Pakistani government and military is facing tough criticism after Osama bin Laden was found living rather comfortably in a large city in their country just minutes from Pakistan's top military training academy. Rep. Allen West of Broward and Palm Beach, ever the reactionary Republican, is lea ... More >>
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 praises George W. Bush, President Barack Obama, and the U.S. soldiers who took out Osama Bin Laden.I wish e ... More >>
Miami New Times has learned the "human attack" that killed Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden was engineered by former Dade County Commissioner Joe Gersten.Gersten, who disappeared from Miami almost two decades ago. allegedly led a crack team of commandos who entered Islamabad almost a week ago. The ... More >>
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. This week, Luke gets in on the Transportation Safety Administration body scanner controversy.The Transportation Security Administration e ... More >>
Apparently, The Miami Herald thinks all people of Middle Eastern decent look alike. While running a story yesterday on University of Miami President Donna Shalala they accidentally ran a photo of what appears to be would-be-Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad. Shahzad, Shalala. Shalala, Shahzad. P ... More >>
via SIIt's apparently OK to use 9/11 metaphors only if you're a war-hawk politician on the campaign trail. Dwyane Wade had to find out the hard way. The Miami Heat star has apologized after an off-the-cuff comment to the media this past weekend made it seem like he was compari ... More >>
When I visited Guantanamo Bay a few months ago, I caught what looked like the last act in the long, sordid miscarriage of justice President Bush called the military tribunal system. Hope you weren't looking for a fair trial, boys.There were so many outrageous pro ... More >>
image via delarosamark I'm bout to let you Short Ordrians in on a secret. Jesus was a Mexican, and he has a drink named as such, and nobody's ever heard of it because I made it up.This is an exclusive, as yet unreleased recipe. The only person who's ever heard it was the bartender at Fox's ove ... More >>
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