Tag Archives: Miami

Today’s Herald column: Spence-Jones beats the state attorney (again)

Oops, she did it again. Michelle Spence Jones gets the best of Kathy Rundle, one more time.

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Miami school that scored a presidential visit could be closed due to No Child Left Behind

The march to privatize public schools comes to Liberty City.

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North Miami racial slurs video yanked from Youtube: here it is

Angry man calls N. Miami mayor’s wife the n-word and c-word from Joy Reid on Vimeo. Or download the mp4 version here.

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At TheGrio: families demand justice amid 7 deadly police shootings

Outside the Miami city commission chambers Thursday, where family members and supporters of seven black men shot by police over the last eight months had come to demand answers about the lingering investigations into the deaths of their loved ones, … Continue reading

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Barack and Jeb and Arne by the schoolyard **UPDATED**

The visit today to an inner city Miami school by President Barack Obama, former Florida governor Jeb Bush and Education Secretary Arne Duncan is ostensibly about education reform. But I think it might also be about something else…

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Today’s Herald column: Miami’s ethnic brew

I’m sharing column real estate with my editor, Myriam Marquez today, having gotten a rare shot at a Sunday. This week’s topic: ethnic relations in Miami, always a hot topic, though rarely in mixed company. BTW I got some great … Continue reading

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For Miami’s Haitian community, the ‘what ifs’ from Tuesday **UPDATE**

I had a conversation today with a very astute political watcher, regarding the race to succeed Kendrick Meek in Congress. At issue: the Haitian-American community’s potential missed opportunity to send one of their own to Congress. I had long thought … Continue reading

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Blind items and rumor mills: the return of Michelle Spence Jones?

Strictly for my locals: the rumor mill has it that dethroned Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence Jones, the silent presence lurking behind the Hardemon insurgency that’s backing (and in some instances being employed by) Jeff Greene in Liberty City, could soon … Continue reading

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‘Aye, que dia’ for David Rivera, as his off-road scandal goes international

You know you’re having a bad day, when your uncomfortable local scandal goes international. For Republican House candidate (and Marco Rubio BFF) David Rivera, today is that day.

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Garcia camp: former Rubio aide broke federal law to help Rivera

The war over House District 25 just keeps getting hotter, with the latest accusations involving a former aide to Marco Rubio, a 19-year-old college student, and an alleged attempt to “smear” Democrat Joe Garcia for the benefit of Rubio “disciple” … Continue reading

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