These are weapons of war. They don't belong on the streets of Miami or any other city in America2 slain, 7 hurt in Miami street shooting Jan 25, 2009
The overriding concern is ... if the taxpayers are going to be asked again to put this kind of money out, can we see tangible results right awayLobbyists flood Capitol Hill for help Dec 09, 2008
Manuel Alberto Diaz (November 5, 1954 in Havana, Cuba) is the current mayor of Miami, Florida.
Mayor Diaz and his mother, Elisa, left Cuba in 1961. He graduated from Belen Jesuit Preparatory School in 1973. In 1977, Diaz received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from Florida International University. In 1980, he earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law.
A lawyer, Diaz was elected mayor in November 2001, replacing Joe Carollo, and reelected in 2005. As mayor, Diaz remains a partner in the law firm of Diaz, O'Naghten & Borgognoni, L.L.P.