In ‘Havana Ghost’ case, 3 Miami men convicted of cocaine dealing and gun violence
Three men have been convicted in a Miami federal court trial following an investigation into drug trafficking and violent crime in the Little Havana neighborhood. - Dreamstime/Dreamstime/TNS

MIAMI — An investigation dubbed “Havana Ghost,” targeting drug trafficking and violent crime in the Little Havana neighborhood, has led to the conviction of three men following a long trial in Miami federal court. The trio of defendants — Ulysses Cabrera, aka “Big Cuz,” 32; Bernardo Quinonez, aka “Macho,” 34; and Victor Smith, aka “OGP,” 26 — now face up to life in prison at their sentencing in August before U.S. District Judge Cecilia Altonaga. The trial, which lasted nine weeks, ended with various guilty verdicts Thursday for the three men. Before trial, more than 20 other defendants indicte...