U.S. Armed Forces

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    Miami Imam Hafiz Khan Convicted on Four Terrorism Charges

    Hafiz Khan, the 77-year-old former cleric at Miami's Flagler Mosque, could be spending the rest of his life in jail. Khan was convicted on four terrorism related charges this morning after a jury agreed that he had been secretly sending funds to help arm the Taliban. Each charges carries a maximum o ... More >>

  • Film

    November 29, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Jill Kelley, Florida Woman In Petraeus Scandal, Might Bring Down Top Afghan General Too

    When the news broke Friday that Gen. David Petraeus was stepping down from the CIA over an affair, the old adage that "every crazy story has a tie to Florida" seemed like a stretch. What possible link could the Sunshine State have to Petraeus' unwise liaison with his biographer?Doubt Florida's insid ... More >>

  • Film

    August 16, 2012
  • News

    May 12, 2011

    Allen West, uncut

    A candid conversation with South Florida's rising Tea Party star.

  • News

    January 20, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Manuel Noriega's Last Days Memorialized In Leaked U.S. Embassy Documents

    Manuel Noriega promised retribution against "Panamanian traitors and their U.S. Masters" One week before his ouster, Panama strongman Manuel Noriega was preparing to crack down on his opponents and rally his troops, according to Prudence Bushnell, at the time U.S. Ambassador to Panama.Bushnell's ana ... More >>

  • News

    June 3, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Miami Barber Lost a Game of Pool and Ended up Serving in Iraq

    Next time you lose 20 bucks in a drunken bet with a friend, remember the name "Teo Garcia" before you feel too bad for yourself."I had a unique way of getting back into the service, no doubt," Garcia says by satellite phone from a base in Baghdad. Here's how he got there:Garcia grew up in Cutler Rid ... More >>

  • News

    March 12, 2009

    Gimme Shelter

    U.S. military deserters once again flock to Canada to avoid war. Looks like this time they picked the wrong country.

  • News

    October 23, 2008

    John McCain: Vets' Worst Enemy

    His fame is based on his POW status, but the senator has made a point of voting against fellow veterans.

  • News

    October 16, 2008

    John McCain: Vets Worst Enemy

    His fame is based on his POW status, but the senator has made a point of voting against fellow veterans.

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2008

    Contraband arms dealers in South Florida?

    Arms dealers in South Florida? Is this déjà vu all over again? We truly are America's Casablanca. The U.S. attorney in Miami just issued this release. Boy oh boychicle. First there was the South Beach party boy and his crappy weapons sold to the U.S. military and now this. War is immine ... More >>

  • News

    April 3, 2008

    The Murder of Master Do

    Ten murders and Haitian gangs roil the quiet town of North Miami.

  • News

    January 17, 2008

    Bay of Pigs Vets Fight for Home

    Betrayed by the U.S. government and their own country, they want to be remembered.

  • News

    October 4, 2007

    Miamiís Merman Is One of the Fastest Swimmers in the World

    Clocking in at three meters a second, this Cuban rafter aims to be world champ

  • News

    May 3, 2007

    Camilo's Retreat

    He left the war behind to enter a whole new controversy

  • News

    April 5, 2007

    The Bodyguard

    Special forces. National ad campaigns. Watching the backs of the big guys. Meet this Eastern European hunk

  • News

    October 12, 2006

    The Aviators

    Death and near-death experiences haunt these fly guys

  • News

    August 25, 2005

    Forever Missing, Part 4

    Donna Weaver's friends and family thought they were doing her a favor by keeping secrets about her husband

  • News

    August 5, 2004

    Is There a Doctor in the House?

    At Miami-Dade County's Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the answer would be No

  • News

    July 15, 2004

    Bickering Not Allowed

    Democrats come to Florida to fight over a party platform and what happens? No fighting!

  • Film

    April 29, 2004

    Radio Free Haiti

    Jonathan Demme's documentary brings a joyful revolutionary to the screen

  • News

    April 17, 2003

    The Great Liberal Hope

    Howard Dean is aiming for the White House, but first it's Miami Beach

  • News

    April 10, 2003

    The Whole World Keeps Watching

    The BBC's man in Miami says the war for public opinion is as intense as the war for Baghdad

  • Film

    February 13, 2003

    The Doctor is Out of Control

    This film has it in for the cold warrior Kissinger

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Frometal Jacket

    The extreme idealism of F-4 commander Rodolfo Frometa

  • Culture

    January 17, 2002

    Devil's Advocate

    Audiences love Jerry Bruckheimer. Critics don't. Like he cares.

  • News

    September 20, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of September 20, 2001

  • News

    June 21, 2001

    Velvet Offensive

    Forget crossover: Selling a Colombian rock band in the United States is a mission for the custodians of culture -- or a very powerful magician

  • News

    April 26, 2001

    Bird of Paradox

    José Basulto, president of Brothers to the Rescue, is a CIA-trained warrior who insists he supports nonviolent resistance. Complicated? Sí, señor.

  • News

    February 1, 2001

    Cuban Missive Crisis

    For years the infamous Wasp Network collected reams of data on Miami's anti-Castro forces -- and the sundry, sometimes bizarre, attempts to infiltrate them

  • News

    November 16, 2000

    The Other E-Commerce

    Ecstasy hysteria flourishes in Florida

  • News

    October 12, 2000

    The Assassin Next Door, Part 2

    Chile demands that former secret police agent Armando Fernandez Larios face justice for his role in the murderous Caravan of Death. But he seems to be safe in Miami -- thanks to the U.S. government.

  • News

    February 3, 2000

    The Perfect Scam

    For the workers life is no carnival, believe it or not

  • Music

    August 5, 1999

    Mechanical Vodou

    Making the machines come alive

  • News

    October 15, 1998

    Hatchet Man

    Q: What's a nice guy like Alberto Ibargen doing at a place like the Miami Herald? A: Exactly what his money-grubbing bosses want him to do.

  • News

    August 20, 1998

    He Made Dade

    Battling cancer, veteran pol Dante Fascell talks of war, Cuba, and a lifetime of putting Miami on the map

  • News

    December 4, 1997

    Sherlock Holmes, Meet Melanie Morningstar

    How a freelance reporter and South Beach nightlife maven tracked down Australia's most notorious fugitive

  • News

    August 28, 1997


    A Marked Man

  • News

    June 12, 1997

    "It'll Never Get Off the Ground"

    With nothing to show after four years but bitterness and bickering, the plan to turn Homestead Air Force Base into a commercial airport has gone from national model to national embarrassment

  • News

    February 27, 1997

    Exile Blues

    As a lead singer for Los Van Van, Israel Kantor was a star in his native country. But Miami isn't Cuba.

  • News

    May 2, 1996

    The Voice of Haiti

    Paris, Ghana, Senegal, Miami. Poet Felix Morisseau-Leroy spent half his life in exile, but his heart never left home.

  • News

    September 14, 1995

    The Making of an Exclusive

    A navy press officer says the Miami Herald unfairly finagled its way inot Gloria Estefan's Guantanamo entourage

  • News

    January 26, 1995

    Reach Out and Really Touch Someone

    Late last year thousands of people learned that the "free" calls they'd been making to Cuba weren't really free. Now the bills are arriving.

  • Film

    January 5, 1994
  • News

    June 30, 1993

    The Conner Conspiracy

    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.

  • Music

    March 3, 1993

    Right in the Nuts

    Those Damn Yankees take aim at the top of the charts

  • Culture

    September 23, 1992
  • News

    August 22, 1990

    Bent Out of Shape

    The Space Shuttle Is Still a Death Machine, Warns Engineer Ali AbuTaha