Natacha Seijas Calls In Luca Brasi-Look-A-Like To Clear Her Path

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Luca Brasi and Luis de los Santos. Separated at birth?
Looking to avoid getting accosted by reporters like she was a few weeks ago during a Hialeah clinic opening, Natacha Seijas brought in some heavy muscle to her court hearing yesterday. The county commissioner, who is seeking to block a recall vote against her, showed up at Judge Amy Steele Donner's court room flanked by a towering ogre in an olive green two-piece suit. His name is Luis de los Santos, a sergeant at arms, who pushed and blocked any one holding a microphone or notepad from confronting Seijas. He reminded Banana Republican of Luca Brasi, the enforcer from the epic film "The Godfather" who ends up sleeping with the fishes.

De los Santos wasn't the only one keeping ink-stained wretches at bay. Six courthouse assigned county cops formed a perimeter around Seijas and de los Santos from the sixth floor elevator all the way down the court house steps. At one point, Seijas, her brute, the officers, reporters, and their camera men tried to pack in to the elevator in a scene that was more "Johnny Dangerously" than "The Godfather."

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Natacha Seijas, with the help of her henchman Luis de los Santos, avoids media questions.
Outside the courthouse, things got a little ugly. De los Santos elbowed and pushed a couple of female TV reporters from GenTV, Univision and America Teve who peppered Seijas with requests for comment. He looked like a charging rhinoceros clearing a path for an insufferable hippopotamus.

As the horde rounded the corner toward Flagler Street, the county commissioner finally gave the media hens a sound bite -- but not before she slapped one microphone away from her face.

"I'm only going to say this one last time," Seijas intoned in Spanish, her face contorted in a grimace. "I will respect the judicial process. I will respond to the judicial process. Not to you. Now get that thing out of my face."

Meanwhile, Donner did not issue a ruling, but judging from her remarks and her questions to attorneys representing Seijas and Miami Voice, the group seeking her recall, we're betting the election moves forward.

County Clerk of Courts Harvey Ruvin's testimony also helped clear the air about the validation process for both recalls of Seijas and county Mayor Carlos Alvarez. He described the arduous task his clerks performed to ensure the signatures were legit. "Anyone who says we rushed this, it is just not so," Ruvin testified.

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6 comments
Jorge
Jorge

Mr. Alvarado,You should do diligence prior to mis-informing your readers. Non of the individuals in court or at anyother time with Commissioner Natacha Seijas were Sergeant at Arms.Get your story RIGHT.Jorge Brito

Danielcarna
Danielcarna

HAve any of you tried to verify WHo is behind Miami Voice and Why they REALLY want the Wicked Witch out???? senor Alvaredo, why dont you look into this. Whats Pizzi's real motive? who are the players in Miami Voice?

SICKANDTIRED2011
SICKANDTIRED2011

My understanding is that this Look-a-Like is also one of the functionaries for the Dade County PBA, which is a huge part of the problem. Speaking of Natasha, and the forces of evil, I found this very interesting video made by Dade County PBA Executive Vice President, the esteemed Mr. Steadman Stahl... Seems that Mr. Stahl has "grown" into his cushy position as a leader of the PBA. You see, these Union leaders are paid by taxpayers to do nothing but represent the membership. It gets worst, the deal that they have include a set base salary, and additional salary paid by the union members, and a cushy side security deal that has Mr. Stahl and whale of a man, John Mafioso Rivera more than $300K a year, most of which is paid by us, so they can continue stealing from us. Now, why is the attached video relevant? This man clearly could not even perform the duties of a police officer (remember, the union members and the union leadership are TWO TOTALLY DIFFERENT THINGS, I respect the Membership, the LEADERSHIP, well, part of the problem). The Dade County PBA is supporting both Natasha, and their LEADER IN CHIEF, the Esteemed Mayor Carlos Alvarez.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...

Unions need to realize that the more they set themselves apart from the general public, the more public will move away from them. They need to realize that fair wages should be paid, and they need to ensure that those wages are sustainable, not just in the short term, but in the long term. Why police officers are making over $150,000.00 is amazing to me. The market would never justify those salaries. Never... It is time to come back to Earth boys, and fast!!

Say cheese
Say cheese

Sounds like you were there Frank. They have these wonderful things called cameras. Ever think of carrying one?

Alvarado1
Alvarado1

Same reason we all want to see her recalled. She is a horrible vile evil person who doesn't deserve to hold elected office. Now run along little minion.

Alvarado1
Alvarado1

I'm not smart enough to use one. I wish New Times would just hire my pal Bill Cooke, the greatest photojournalist to ever walk the streets of Miami, to make my reporting job a lot easier.

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