Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez easily defeated opponent Joe Martinez to retain his top job in the county Tuesday night. But, Martinez is not going gently into the night after losing by more than 20 percent of the vote.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez cruised to victory in his battle with long-time commissioner Joe Martinez, but the race may be far from over.
On Tuesday, Miami-Dade county voters will have the opportunity to elect their next mayor.
A veteran Miami-Dade detective is listed as stable at Jackson Memorial Hospital after he was shot three times in the abdomen during a drug operation.
Flip-flops are frequent in politics, but in South Florida, this is a biggie. Last year, Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez supported Julio Robaina, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s chief rival. That’s not the case this year.
If you live in Miami-Dade County, expect to pay less in property taxes next year. Best of all, another rate cut may be on the horizon.
Real estate mogul Donald Trump has unveiled big plans to build a new city in South Florida. During Tuesday’s meeting of the Miami-Dade Commission, plans were unveiled for Trump Studio City, an ambitious 800 acre film studio.
Miami-Dade commissioners have passed on first reading a ban on the sale of synthetic marijuana.
The Cuban exile group Vigilia Mambisa has spent the morning protesting outside the new Marlins Park in Little Havana over the controversial comments about Fidel Castro made by manager Ozzie Guillen.
A humbled Ozzie Guillen met the press at Marlins Park Tuesday morning to try to atone for the damage he did when he praised Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. Guillen blamed the controversy on a misinterpretation from Spanish to English, but took full blame for the controversy.