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Marco Rubio revisits with West Miami crowd as ‘one of us’

Marco Rubio revisits with West Miami crowd as ‘one of us’

I once worked at the same K-Mart on Coral Way and 87th Avenue as Marco Rubio‘s mother. Mine started as an after school job right before the holidays…

Carlos Gimenez’s pals own land for/near new soccer stadium

Carlos Gimenez’s pals own land for/near new soccer stadium

Breaking, breaking: Everyone is abuzz with the news in the last hour or so that soccer star David Beckham and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez had apparently gotten back…

Mr. and Mrs. Sarnoff give up seat to Ken Russell sans runoff

Mr. and Mrs. Sarnoff give up seat to Ken Russell sans runoff

In a shocking turn of events, even for 305 standards, the one-time presumed front-runner in a city of Miami race has conceded two weeks before the runoff —…

Fresh Colada

Carlos Gimenez: ‘I’d break The Fair’s lease if FIU pays’

Carlos Gimenez: ‘I’d break The Fair’s lease if FIU pays’

As expected and reported in Political Cortadito previously, we are still nowhere near a deal…

Doral leaders seek input on master plan for city parks

Doral leaders seek input on master plan for city parks

Doral leaders are getting ready to update their master plan for the young Northwest city’s…

Key Biscayne, activists watch closely as Boat Show begins

Key Biscayne, activists watch closely as Boat Show begins

What do 100,000 people, 1,000 pilings and 450 docked boats have in common? These are…

Philip Stoddard hangs on as South Miami mayor

Philip Stoddard hangs on as South Miami mayor

Incumbent South Miami Mayor Philip Stoddard was able to beat back a comeback attempt by…

Cindy Lerner confronts Rubio, Bush on climate change

Cindy Lerner confronts Rubio, Bush on climate change

Pinecrest Mayor Cindy Lerner went to New Hampshire last week to personally deliver a letter…

Doctors and nurses say vote yes on medical marijuana

Doctors and nurses say vote yes on medical marijuana

Take two. Or is it toke two? It didn’t take long for Service Employees International…

Sniffing the Issues

Rep. Carlos Trujillo draws protests over anti-immigrant bill

Rep. Carlos Trujillo draws protests over anti-immigrant bill

Immigrant rights groups are not only angry that there is new legislation in Tallahassee that would make it a felony for illegal immigrants to stay in Florida after…

Gables City Attorney: ‘There can only be one police chief’

Gables City Attorney: ‘There can only be one police chief’

Coral Gables City Attorney Craig Leen told Commissioners late Tuesday that the city has to have one police chief, not two, as proposed by the city manager in…

Miami-Dade Commission to get story on taxing districts

Miami-Dade Commission to get story on taxing districts

Miami-Dade Commissioners will get be told Tuesday that the issue discovered earlier this year where special taxing districts were not paying what they should — either paying higher or…

Coral Gables IA secretly investigated chief, commissioner

Coral Gables IA secretly investigated chief, commissioner

Coral Gables Police Chief Ed Hudak and City Commissioner Vince Lago were the subjects of a secret internal investigation conducted by the former chief last year. An audit of…

Biting Commentary

Gables police shake up makes new manager top cop

Gables police shake up makes new manager top cop

Coral Gables City Manager Cathy Swanson-Rivenbark is about to announce a restructuring of the city’s police department in a move that…

New Steve Cody video jabs shady Miami Beach PAC

New Steve Cody video jabs shady Miami Beach PAC

The list of people who are calling that shady Miami Beach Relentless for Progress PAC for what it is — at…

Michael Pizzi sues Miami Lakes for $3.2 million in legal fees

Michael Pizzi sues Miami Lakes for $3.2 million in legal fees

DEVELOPING STORY: Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi has sued the his own town twice to recoup $3.2 million in alleged legal fees…

Fresh Colada

Carlos Gimenez: ‘I’d break The Fair’s lease if FIU pays’

As expected and reported in Political Cortadito previously, we are still nowhere near a deal for FIU to expand onto the grounds currently occupied by the Dade…

Miami Voice

‘Neutral’ activist worked for mayor

The chairwoman of the Miami Voice recall PAC, Vanessa Brito, has repeatedly said she was going to stay neutral in the mayoral race and has been made…

Miami-Dade Mayor

Rep. Carlos Trujillo draws protests over anti-immigrant bill

Immigrant rights groups are not only angry that there is new legislation in Tallahassee that would make it a felony for illegal immigrants to stay in Florida…

Hialeah

Philip Levine’s latest lessons may hint at Havana post

Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine is now officially a trained diplomat. Thanks to Bill Cooke of Random Pixels for pointing out that Levine posted a picture on…

Miami-Dade Budget

Budget breakfast for Bovo & Seijas

Breakfast came with a side of budget matters Tuesday morning for a new county elected and his predecessor at a Miami Lakes Latin American cafeteria — and…

Miami District 2

Miami campaigner taints process

The political advisor of a LGBT group that intends to make endorsements in the Miami city elections is also the campaign manager for one of the candidates.…

Hialeah Election

Hialeah council losers not ghosts

While all eyes are on the possible mayoral endorsement in the Hialeah runoff election and who former State Sen. Rudy Garcia — the third place finisher —…

Recall

County commission races bore without Braman

In addition to the District 11 county commission seat left by Chairman Joe Martinez to run for mayor, there are six other commission seats up for re-election…

Hispanicize Wire News

Otmaro Ruiz Nominated for Grammys for Catina DeLuna’s Lado B Brazilian Project

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— Otmaro Ruiz Nominated in the 58th Annual Grammy Awards for Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals from Catina DeLuna & Lado B Brazilian Project Remake of ‘Garota de Ipanema’ —

Show About Puerto Ricans Stateside Gets Second Season: Aims to Connect The Community Beyond Borders

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— Premieres February 12th online and February 14th on P.R. local cable —

Hispanicize Tour heads to the West Coast for HX LA on February 17th

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LOS ANGELES, CA – February 11, 2016 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – Hispanicize HX, the regional events platform of the national Hispanicize event that is due to take place April 4-8, 2016, is headed to the west coast for its annual, multi-industry touring power networker. The event will take place on Wednesday, February 17th at Mrs. […]

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