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Death of a dictator: Miami reacts to Castro’s passing [Audio]

LIZANDRA PORTAL: On November 25th, 2016, the Cuban government announced the death of their former president, Fidel Castro. For many Cuban exiles living in Miami, Friday was a day to rejoice after more than 50 years of oppression on the island. Hundreds of Cuban exiles marched down the famous Calle Ocho in Miami waving Cuban flags and chanting in celebration ...

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The Student Academic Support Center on FIU's Modesto A. Maidique campus. (Photo by Eduardo Merille, FIU)

FIU’s Cubans react to Fidel Castro’s death

Thousands of Cubans throughout Miami-Dade and elsewhere celebrated the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Saturday, some between study sessions at Florida International University. Students at the college’s main campus near Sweetwater are preparing for upcoming final exams and projects, but some said they were distracted by the news of the longtime dictator’s death. “I am glad in a way, ...

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The Soflo Scoop: Florida Keys prosecutor’s suicide; Police body cameras in Delray Beach; Ex-Dolphin player pleads guilty to Ponzi scheme

Good morning South Florida! Today is Thursday, Nov. 17. Miami is expected to be partly cloudy with a high of 81 and a low of 70. Key West will be mostly sunny with a high of 81 and a low of 73. Fort Lauderdale will be partly cloudy with a high of 81 and a low of 70, while those ...

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Broward Sheriff's squad car (photo via Wikimedia Commons)

The Soflo Scoop: Layoffs at Univision; Environmental hazardous train collision; Broward deputies accused of misconduct

Good morning South Florida! Today is Thursday, Nov. 17. Miami is expected to mostly sunny, and have a high of 78 and a low of 70, while Key West will be sunny with a high of 79 and a low of 73. Fort Lauderdale will be mostly sunny with a high of 79 and a low of 72, while those ...

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A hurricane as seen from space. (image via Pixabay)

The SoFlo Scoop: Hurricane season not over; Reckless bus drivers put on notice; Butch Davis back In South Florida

Good morning South Florida! Today is Wednesday, Nov.16. Miami is expected to mostly sunny and have a high of 78 and a low of 64, while Key West will be partly cloudy with a high of 76 and a low of 70. Fort Lauderdale will also be partly cloudy with a high of 79 and a low of 64, while ...

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The SoFlo Scoop: Supermoon flooding; Weapons haul; Woman shot by arrow

Good morning South Florida! Today is Tuesday, Nov. 15. Miami is expected to be cloudy with showers, and have a high of 75 and a low of 66, Key West will have rain with a high of 78 and a low of 70. Fort Lauderdale will have showers with a high of 75 and a low of 65, while those ...

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The SoFlo Scoop: Super moon; Southwest flight to Cuba; Erosion problems

Good morning South Florida! Today is Monday, Nov. 14. Miami is expected to be cloudy with a high of 81 and a low of 70, Key West will be partly cloudy with a high of 81 and a low of 73. Fort Lauderdale will be cloudy with a high of 84 and a low of 70, while those in Naples will have ...

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Anti-Trump protestors march on MacArthur Causeway.
(Photo by Nyamekye Daniel)

Thousands protest Trump in Downtown Miami

Thousands of protestors unhappy with the recent presidential election results marched through downtown Miami on Friday night, blocking traffic and chanting in chorus. “Not my president,” “We reject the president-elect,” they chanted. “The pussy grabs back,” a reference to president-elect Donald Trump’s vulgar words on a leaked Access Hollywood tape. The protest was organized through Facebook. Over 3,000 people on the event’s ...

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These Halloween decorations in Kendall caused a stir by people who felt they depicted a lynching. (Photo courtesy of the Tejedors)

Hanging Halloween decoration sparks mistaken Trump backlash

A hanging Halloween decoration in Kendall sparked a furious — and mistaken — backlash in part due to its juxtaposition to a sign supporting President-elect Donald Trump. Mark Tejedor, 28, put up Halloween decorations in his front yard after a four-year hiatus. But some of the decorations – involving two figures tied up in a tree – were lambasted in ...

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The SoFlo Scoop: Return of tropical bed bug; Zika-fighting mosquitos; Veterans Day schedule;

Good morning South Florida! Today is Friday, Nov. 11. Miami is expected to have a high of 79 and a low of 64 with partly cloudy skies, while Key West will be mostly sunny with a high of 79 and a low of 72. Fort Lauderdale will be partly cloudy with a high of 81 and low of 64, while ...

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