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Esteban Bovo to FDOT: ‘Open up NW 170th Street bridge’

Esteban Bovo to FDOT: ‘Open up NW 170th Street bridge’

Miami-Dade Commissoner Esteban Bovo wants the Florida Department of Transportation to open up the Northwest 170th Street bridge over I-75 so that people who live on the west…

Mayor’s BFF is back for another county contract payola

Mayor’s BFF is back for another county contract payola

Ralph’s back for more public money. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez‘s best friend and campaign finance chair is up for another piece of a multi-million dollar county contract. Oh,…

Miami-Dade: Esteban Bovo cuts public speech on i-word

Miami-Dade: Esteban Bovo cuts public speech on i-word

It was an odd thing to watch as speaker after speaker at Tuesday’s Miami-Dade Commission meeting be silenced — their mics actually cut off — and, in some cases…

Fresh Colada

The Cortadito Calendar says goodbye to March

The Cortadito Calendar says goodbye to March

Are we a third through this year already? Does anybody else think it’s going much…

Coral Gables mayoral race takes a nasty, ethnic turn

Coral Gables mayoral race takes a nasty, ethnic turn

The Coral Gables mayoral race this year already had an epic, Count of Monte Cristo…

Miami Beach has dueling Tuesday Morning Breakfast Clubs

Miami Beach has dueling Tuesday Morning Breakfast Clubs

Will the real Tuesday Morning Breakfast Club please stand up? After a short hiatus, the…

Mike Hernandez to stand in for deputy mayor at event

Mike Hernandez to stand in for deputy mayor at event

The county mayor’s newest senior advisor, his longtime mouthpiece and spokesman Michael Hernandez, will speak…

The Cortadito Calendar takes us through another busy week

The Cortadito Calendar takes us through another busy week

We have another Miami-Dade County commission meeting this week. Between the committees, the Comprehensive Development…

Carlos Gimenez wants to dump mutant mosquitos on us

Carlos Gimenez wants to dump mutant mosquitos on us

And the lucky residents of Kendall may be the winners Zika may be out of…

Sniffing the Issues

Joe Garcia to join Carlos Gimenez protesters at County Hall

Joe Garcia to join Carlos Gimenez protesters at County Hall

Former Congressman Joe Garcia will join others at County Hall this afternoon to protest Mayor Carlos Gimenez‘s directive last week to have illegal immigrants who are arrested for…

Will she or won’t she? Raquel Regalado rumors are rampant

Will she or won’t she? Raquel Regalado rumors are rampant

One of the biggest 2017 political questions in the 305 is will she or won’t she? We’re speaking, of course, about former Miami-Dade School Board Member Raquel Regalado,…

Dade Dems to choose committeeman in convoluted vote

Dade Dems to choose committeeman in convoluted vote

Local Democrats are stuck between a rock and a hard place in tonight’s vote for a new state committeeman, which would be a stepping stone for the Florida…

Joe Martinez moves to kill West End — and incorporation

Joe Martinez moves to kill West End — and incorporation

Newly elected Commissioner Joe Martinez is sort of on a war path. And there is no bigger casualty than former Commissioner Juan Zapata. Martinez has several items on Tuesday’s…

Biting Commentary

Protesters have demands for Carlos Gimenez on sanctuary

Protesters have demands for Carlos Gimenez on sanctuary

Somewhere around 300 immigrant advocates and social justice activists from more than a dozen organizations descended on Miami-Dade County Hall Tuesday afternoon…

Doral to seek nearly $4 mil in state funds for infrastructure

Doral to seek nearly $4 mil in state funds for infrastructure

The city of Doral needs about $3.8 million in state funds to finance or complete several different projects that are already…

American Dream moves along without any ifs, ands or buts

American Dream moves along without any ifs, ands or buts

As expected, the American Dream megamall project passed its first hurdle — if one can even call it a hurdle —…

Fresh Colada

The Cortadito Calendar says goodbye to March

Are we a third through this year already? Does anybody else think it’s going much faster than ever? Maybe it’s because there is always so much going…

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

CNN Worldwide Becomes Multi-Level Media Sponsor of Hispanicize 2017

MIAMI, FL – March 28, 2017 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – Hispanicize 2017, the iconic 8th annual Latino trends and newsmakers event taking place in Miami from April 3-6, 2017, has just announced that CNN Worldwide will be a multi-level media sponsor of Hispanicize 2017. The network will sponsor the NAHJ Student Project who’s mission is …

LBI Media Appoints Liliana Aristizabal As New Vice President of Sales and General Sales Manager For KRCA

— Spanish language broadcasting company sets standard for number of women in top executive leadership positions among its Hispanic media competitors —

Hispanicize 2017 Tecla Awards Announce Marketing Category Finalists for Best Social Media Agency and Campaigns of the Year

MIAMI, FL – March 28, 2017 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – Hispanicize 2017 announced the marketing category finalists for the 3rd Annual Tecla Awards which honors excellence in U.S. Latino online video, blogging, social media and those who create it. The Tecla Awards for marketing include two categories recognizing excellence in multicultural digital marketing using social …

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