Millions of dollars in bribes, hired goons, torture, and secret pacts made in Miami: it sounds like the hacky elements of an spy paperback sold in airports. But according to a whistle-blower, it was all part of a very real plot involving Siemens AG and the Argentinean government.
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If you invested in this, you're probably f*cked.Beware of what you see here in the Magic City: very little is real. The boobs? Nope. Those lips? Collagen-enhanced. Even that sweet Lamborghini is just a rental. We all know you ended up with the Datsun after your divorce.So it might not come as a s ... More >>
Not your typical French fare, huh?In yesterday's interview with Joan Nathan, the author mentioned that she collected the recipes for her book Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking from French folks. Here's a tasty one from Celine Bénitah, a woman who hails from the Algerian ... More >>
Sherry Marks, the 19-year-old driver whose Ford Mustang struck and killed Miami firefighter Leslie Luma two weeks ago, admitted she had taken drugs at the time of the crash. Marks admitted to taking Xanax and Lexapro, which she may have been prescribed, but she was also high on nitrous oxide, als ... More >>
The owners of the Fontainebleau Miami Beach borrowed about $620 million to complete its recent $1 billion makeover, but according to Business Week, they haven't made payments on any of the loans since September. Now BW says they're offering a restructuring plan to lenders. Yes, yet another Miami ... More >>
Surfer Blood, seen above covering Guided by Voices' "Game of Pricks," has quickly become huge. Not Kings of Leon huge, not headlining a North American arena tour huge, or the biggest thing to hit Europe since, well, the euro huge. At least not yet. Stick with huge for a band from West Palm Beach tha ... More >>
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Pete Hernandez has handed in his resignation.Miami City Manager Pete Hernandez has handed in his resignation, two of Riptide's sources at City Hall have confirmed.
Herandez's ouster is a major victory for Mayor Tomas Regalado, clearing the way for Regalado to bring in an ... More >>