Miami in the 1980s: Mariel, murder, crooked cops and Cocaine Cowboys

Miami in the 1980s: Mariel, murder, crooked cops and Cocaine Cowboys. TIME Magazine, Paradise Lost, Nov.23, 1981: anglos tend to work.

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Michael Mann's Miami Vice, a show about cops violendy taking on. Miami's seedy. drug operators were those dubbed the "Cocaine Cowboys." This particular. If things were not bad enough, Fidel Castro in 1980 decided to take the United. opening up the port of Mariel to Cubans who wanted to leave. As an added.

The de-facto headquarters for Miami's cocaine trade was a dangerous, In a new book, Hotel Scarface: Where Cocaine Cowboys Partied and Plotted to. When you have that kind of cash, you can corrupt cops and even buy judges.. They were much more businesslike and it was life or death for them.

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Cocaine Cowboys opens with a look back at the afternoon of July 11th, 1979, when two men were gunned down at the Crown Liquors store in Miami’s Dadeland Mall over drug dealing turf. The documentary takes it’s name from the colorful label the media slapped on the killers, and when the film moves into it’s opening title credits, the theme music comes courtesy of Jan Hammer.

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Hotel Scarface: Where Cocaine Cowboys Partied and Plotted to Control Miami. In the seventies, coke hit Miami with the full force of a hurricane, and no place attracted dealers and dopers like Coconut Grove’s Mutiny at Sailboat Bay. Hollywood royalty, rock stars, and models flocked to the hotel’s club to order bottle after bottle.

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