9 months ago | Drugs
A former Venezuelan vice president and five others, including three men with South Florida connections, were charged today with moving tens of thousands of dollars in cash from Venezuela to the United States in violation of federal sanctions and a...
1 year ago | Weather
Hurricane Michael ripped a hole in the roof of Amy Bauer’s tiny apartment in Springfield, a poor Panama City neighborhood. An administrative assistant in her early 50s who gets paid by the hour, she met the storm with no cash on hand, no extra foo...
3 years ago | Film and TV
José María Cabral is a 28-year-old Dominican film director whose fifth movie, Carpinteros (Woodpeckers), will be screened at the Miami Film Festival this Friday, March 10. The feature, set in the Dominican Republic’s infamous Najayo prison, tells ...
3 years ago | Longform
Ena Louissaint and her four children have lived for the past year and a half in a ramshackle hut made from scavenged cardboard, faded blankets, flimsy sticks, and corrugated zinc panels. Leaning to one side, it offers little shelter from the hot, ...
3 years ago | Art
Overtown lies just south of Wynwood, but Miami’s second-oldest neighborhood hasn’t benefited much from the mural-led development model. Urban blight — from dilapidated buildings and tagged-up walls to overgrown lots — has left most investors unint...
3 years ago | Best of Miami
It seems like art is everywhere in Miami these days: galleries, hotels and condos, parks, and street corners. But long before the Basel boom brought an explosion of galleries to the city, locals were adorning themselves in a different artistic gen...