47 episodes

A chilling wave of murders sweeps through Little Haiti, a Miami neighborhood that is home to many Haitian exiles. The victims are radio broadcasters, using the airwaves to demand democracy at home. Little Haiti is up in arms, calling for justice for the fallen heroes, but the investigation stalls. To this day, the masterminds remain free. And rumors persist … about cocaine trafficking, CIA assets, and transnational coups. Ana Arana, who first investigated the crimes thirty years ago, teams up with Oz Woloshyn to find answers to a case that continues to haunt her.

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A chilling wave of murders sweeps through Little Haiti, a Miami neighborhood that is home to many Haitian exiles. The victims are radio broadcasters, using the airwaves to demand democracy at home. Little Haiti is up in arms, calling for justice for the fallen heroes, but the investigation stalls. To this day, the masterminds remain free. And rumors persist … about cocaine trafficking, CIA assets, and transnational coups. Ana Arana, who first investigated the crimes thirty years ago, teams up with Oz Woloshyn to find answers to a case that continues to haunt her.

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    The Black Book

    The Black Book

    When music promoter and DJ Jean-Claude Olivier is shot outside a club in Miami, Little Haiti wonders – how much further is this going to go?

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    • 34 min
    The Black Book

    The Black Book

    When music promoter and DJ Jean-Claude Olivier is shot outside a club in Miami, Little Haiti wonders – how much further is this going to go?

    Like what you hear? Follow us @kscope_nyc on Twitter and Instagram. 
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Truth and Bullets

    Truth and Bullets

    The investigation into Olivier’s killing begins, and another young radio journalist is shot. It can’t be a coincidence. 

    Available to all on May 4, 2023.

    Like what you hear? Follow us @kscope_nyc on Twitter and Instagram.
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    • 27 min
    Truth and Bullets

    Truth and Bullets

    The investigation into Olivier’s killing begins, and another young radio journalist is shot. It can’t be a coincidence. 

    Available to all on May 4, 2023.

    Like what you hear? Follow us @kscope_nyc on Twitter and Instagram.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Cocaine Colonels

    Cocaine Colonels

    An explosion of cocaine trafficking through Haiti is fuelling gangs in Miami. The radio broadcasters are calling out the drug trade on air. A fateful concert lights a fuse.

    Available to all on May 11, 2023.

    Like what you hear? Follow us @kscope_nyc on Twitter and Instagram.
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    • 28 min
    Cocaine Colonels

    Cocaine Colonels

    An explosion of cocaine trafficking through Haiti is fuelling gangs in Miami. The radio broadcasters are calling out the drug trade on air. A fateful concert lights a fuse.

    Available to all on May 11, 2023.

    Like what you hear? Follow us @kscope_nyc on Twitter and Instagram.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
3.4K Ratings

3.4K Ratings

Goodlife8 ,

Interesting, In-depth, important stories unsilenced

I’ve been living in Miami for almost a decade. Until recent years, Little Haiti appeared to be just a “dangerous” place that one tries to avoid when driving South. Now it is becoming a much-coveted real estate area; it’s up-and-coming as art and design businesses centralized in Wynwood have begun to expand.

Beyond that, little is known about the Haitians in Miami. I am glad to have found this Podcast, and the stories that real journalists have unearthed, real journalists because these are stories based on professional investigation, the voices of Oz Woloshya and Ana Arana bring me deep into a world full of rich human-interest, carefully told stories that inform, move and invite reflection.

These stories happened in the past, and yet eerily they seem to be happening right now. Just like news stories, they are inconclusive, waiting patiently for a closure. The podcast somehow provides that possibility.

I like this podcast; it fills the void that mainstream media no longer cares. I also like the music in the background and the writing. Kudos to you guys, who have made this possible! Can’t stop listening to it.

theblackmariah ,

Terrible ads take away from important content

The podcast (season one, specifically) is very good and covers a topic that needs critical attention. However, the ads are unbearable. A ad for nicotine? Are you insane? Is this the 90s? Nothing takes away from serious investigative journalism faster than an ad hocking nicotine. I get you can pay for ad-free listening, but this production completely sold out. The thing I remember most about this podcast, is its ads, and wondering why any podcast would want a nicotine product advertised or associated with their work.

DJ Orejon ,

A fascinating series!

This series gave me a lot of insight into events that took place in my own neighborhood in Miami, of which I was woefully unaware. The Haitian community and its contributions to Florida along with several major US cities, have long gone overlooked. Their culture, history, and current political context have a great impact on both the broader Caribbean, as well as the United States’ own economic, immigration and international affairs conversations.

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