Starting from the left, Juan Pablo Ferro, periodista e investigador de la Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia, Maarten Boute, presidente de Digicel Haiti; Ricardo Tortti, director ejecutivo de la Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa; and profesor de ciencia política de FIU Eduardo Gamarra. On the screen, Alan Albarran, profesor de economía de medios de la Universidad del Norte de Texas. (Photo by Samuel Navarro)

Superando la brecha digital en América Latina y el Caribe

Un proceso a tres niveles fue lo que le tomó a la isla de Haití reducir la brecha digital y hacer de la telefonía móvil un servicio asequible para todos, dijo Maarten Boute, presidente de la empresa de telecomunicación Digicel en Haití, la empresa líder en cobertura en todo el Caribe. “Cuando Digicel llego a Haití, solo habían unos 4000 ...

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The Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopicts, is the type of mosquito that carries dengue fever and the Zika virus. (Courtesy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

The SoFlo Scoop:  Heat lose to Celtics; Gov. Rick Scott discusses plans against Zika; Boynton Beach election to be held Tuesday

Good morning South Florida! Today is Tuesday, March 28. Miami is expected to have a high of 81 and a low of 67 with partly cloudy skies; Key West will be mostly sunny with a high of 78 and a low of 71. Fort Lauderdale will have morning showers with a high of 82 and a low of 66, while those ...

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The highly visited mural of wings on Wynwood's 5th Avenue is covered by shadows form nearby trees. (Photo by Luis Centeno)

Scenes of Wynwood [Photo essay]

Known as the art and cultural center of Miami, the neighborhood of Wynwood is filled with art galleries, shops and — most famously — murals. Photographer Luis Centeno walked around the area to capture the scenes that make the area such a vibrant and interesting place.

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Brightline Train (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

The SoFlo Scoop: Bill could disrupt train project; Rain, assault at Ultra Music Festival; Panthers defeat Chicago Blackhawks

Good morning South Florida! Today is Monday, March 27. Miami  is expected to have a high of 79 and a low of 66 with mostly sunny skies; Key West  will be mostly sunny with a high of 77 and a low of 71. Fort Lauderdale  will be mostly sunny with a high of 80 and a low of 66, while those in ...

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Ultra Music Festival (Photo via Flickr)

Ultra Music Festival hits Miami; USA wins World Baseball Classic; Girl prescribed Zoloft before suicide

Good morning South Florida! Today is Friday, March 24. Miami is expected to have a high of 76 and a low of 69 with possible showers or thunderstorms, while Key West will be sunny with a high of 77 and a low of 70. Fort Lauderdale is expected to have scattered showers with a high of 76 and a low of 69, while those in Naples should expect ...

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Historic Overtown

[Video] CHAT Miami reveals cultural history through tourism

The Cultural Heritage Alliance for Tourism is a network of tour operators, attractions and small businesses offering educational and interactive walking and bus tours of cultural, historical and urban contemporary experiences in Miami’s heritage communities and the Greater Miami area. Stephanie Jones, president of CHAT Miami, and a couple members speak about the importance of this service to these communities ...

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Biscayne Park Village Hall (Photo via Miami Herald)

Voters to choose replacement for Biscayne Park commissioner Tuesday

After a late withdrawal, the race for an open Biscayne Park commission seat is down to two residents. Harvey Bilt and Daniel Samaria are the two remaining candidates in Tuesday’s special election, made necessary after Vice Mayor David Coviello announced in December he would be resigning on March 31 with 19 months left in his term. MacDonald Kennedy, who withdrew ...

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Miami Heat's Forward Luke Babbitt and guard Hassan Whiteside during a game against the Wizards. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

The SoFlo Scoop: Former MMA Fighter arrested; Miami Heat back into playoff spot; Miami’s first African American fire chief retires

Good morning South Florida! Today is Thursday, March 23. Miami is expected to have a high of 79 and a low of 68 with scattered thunderstorms, while Key West will be sunny with a high of 77 and a low of 69. Fort Lauderdale is expected to have thunderstorms with a high of 78 and a low of 68, while those in Naples should expect thunderstorms in the ...

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The Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopicts, is the type of mosquito that carries dengue fever and the Zika virus. (Courtesy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

The SoFlo Scoop: Miami-Dade resident with Zika virus; Hialeah police officer arrested; Alex Rodriguez buys Kendall UFC gym

Good morning South Florida! Today is Wednesday, March 22. Miami is expected to have a high of 81 and a low of 64 with a mix of clouds and sun in the afternoon, while Key West will be sunny with a high of 76 and a low of 68. Fort Lauderdale will be sunny with a high of 83 and a low of 64, while those ...

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Publix grocery store (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

Florida Believe it or Not: Man brings daughter along to meet with prostitute; Sergeants caught fornicating on the job; Man chops up money

While seasons may have changed, news in Florida remains the same — strange. A teenager was arrested on Friday afternoon after police found seven cases of beer and marijuana in his vehicle. The 19-year-old was driving from Alabama and was taking advantage of the Spring Break vacation, according to police. The teen was pulled over in Florida, on suspicion of ...

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