Robert Andrew Powell

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  • 15 years ago | Longform

    For nearly two years, Aventura widow Regina Greenhill expressed nothing but praise for her former aide, Bridget Garcia. Bridget, a certified nursing assistant, had treated the 87-year-old Regina with great care, spending every day of the week cook...

  • 15 years ago | Longform

    Regina Greenhill is a wealthy Jewish widow. A stroke victim, she lives alone in a condominium tower, just across a parking lot from Aventura Mall. Bridget Garcia is a working-class black native of the U.S. Virgin Islands. For nearly two years, Bri...

  • 15 years ago | Longform

    Cue the giant whooshing sound. Add a bombastic voice-over, a flashing graphic, some dynamic music. Cut to a man and a woman sitting behind a curved gray desk inside a vast room. In the background: video monitors, red railings, the bobbing heads of...

  • 16 years ago

    Can I see your tickets?" asks the woman, dressed head to toe in red and blue, the colors of the Haitian flag. She stands in an aisle at the Orange Bowl with two similarly festooned friends. They hold tickets entitling them to sit in seats occupied...

  • 16 years ago

    The scene outside Elian Gonzalez's Little Havana home was rather subdued this past Saturday afternoon. A few network news crews staked out the house from a neighbor's yard, huddled around a television set atop a milk crate, watching an NFL playoff...

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    In November 1994 the United States had not yet gone loco for Latin pop music. Even so, old-school Spanish crooner Julio Iglesias had just finished the first of four sold-out shows at the Broward Center For the Performing Arts, and he was pumped. I...

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