Joshua Ceballos is a freelance reporter at Miami New Times. For the past three years, he has worked as a staff writer and news director at his college news outlet, PantherNOW. He is studying for bachelor's degrees in English and international business from Florida International University.
2 months ago | Politics
In August 2013, longtime Commissioner Jose M. Diaz was appointed interim mayor of Sweetwater. It followed a corruption scandal that led to the expulsion of former Mayor Manuel Maroño. But soon after he took over the city's top office, Diaz was acc...
3 months ago | News
While Miamians are scrambling to sandbag their homes and batten down the hatches for Hurricane Dorian, some people seem to be forgetting their four-legged friends. And worse, others are purposely cutting them loose before the storm.
3 months ago | Guides
Everyone who comes to Miami has one of two questions: "Do you go to the beach every day?" and "Do I have to learn Spanish to get by here?" The answer to the first is a simple and resounding no, but the second one is a bit more complicated. I've...
3 months ago | Environmental
A few months ago, Jennifer Diaz rented a condo for her 64-year-old mother in Doral. She had heard there was a garbage dump nearby, but for the price, she thought it would be worth it. When she moved her mother in, neither of them expected to be ne...
4 months ago | Environmental
We all know Miami will be underwater sooner or later. But while some folks are plotting how to spend their Atlantean retirement down here, others are asking the all-important question: How much is it gonna cost?
4 months ago | Education
A recent study by the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida shows that in Miami-Dade County, black children make up only 20 percent of the student population but account for almost 60 percent of student arrests. Following the report's release,...