Jose Luis Jiménez

 

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  • 20 years ago | Longform

    Just before the dawn of the new millennium, Latin Chamber of Commerce USA (CAMACOL) president and Miami City Hall political heavyweight Luis Sabines allegedly assaulted City of Miami firefighter Osvaldo Iglesias during a routine fire inspection. M...

  • 20 years ago | Longform

    As Joe Carollo stiffly marches down the stairs from his city hall office on the evening of April 27, an adoring crowd presses in around him. "Ca-ro-llo! Ca-ro-llo!" they chant as Miami's mayor struts into the commission chambers with the rigid ind...

  • 20 years ago | Longform

    Florida's Sunshine Law encourages citizens to participate in government. Among other things the statute forbids elected officials from privately discussing issues and mandates that governments publicize the topics of future meetings. Such openness...

  • 20 years ago | Longform

    When 56-year-old Miami Police Chief William O'Brien announced his departure from the force last Friday, about a dozen men and women in blue uniforms, gray suits, and shiny gold badges stood behind him to his right. To his left was City Manager Don...

  • 20 years ago | Longform

    Stroll around the new American Airlines Arena, home court of the National Basketball Association's Miami Heat. Admire the round, sweeping design created by South Florida's best-known architecture firm, Arquitectonica. Walk inside and marvel at the...

  • 20 years ago | Longform

    Fast-forward to Miami 2015. A visitor from Chicago exits I-395 at Biscayne Boulevard and confronts a 23-story steel behemoth known as PIP (Pork Investor Park), home of the long-ago world-champion Florida Marlins. He heads south, hoping to catch a ...

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