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Los estudiantes de la escuela secundaria naval  G. Holmes Braddock marcharon  en el desfile . Foto: Carolina Morales Chataing

Un saludo a los veteranos

El décimo primera edición del Desfile Anual del día de los veteranos se celebró el pasado 11 de noviembre del 2017 en la ciudad de Miami Beach.  El evento contó con la presencia de carrozas, grupos veteranos y militares, bandas de escuelas, autos y un equipo de paracaidistas de alto vuelo. Por Carolina Morales Chataing South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Instagram• Facebook  ...

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Una caminata por la inclusión

Las limitaciones no existen para la mayoría de los participantes de la caminata  Miracle Walk, que se llevó a cabo el pasado 5 de noviembre en la Ciudad de Coral Gables, Florida. Es el caso de Valentina Guerrero, de solo 6 años quien, a su corta de edad, se convirtió en la primera niña con Síndrome de Down en salir ...

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 costa oeste de Florida para realizarse su tatuaje número 20 durante la convención. Foto: María Fernanda Becerra

Un encuentro de decoradores de la piel

La primera edición de la Convención de Tatuajes de Miami se llevó a cabo del 10 al 12 de noviembre en el centro Mana en el barrio de Wynwood. La exposición contó con la presencia de cientos de tatuadores profesionales, venta de prendas de vestir y piezas de arte. Por María Fernanda Becerra South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Instagram• Facebook   

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White Cane Day at the Miami Lighthouse [Audio Slideshow]

On a bright and clear Sunday, hundreds of blind and visually impaired South Florida residents joined police escorts and supporters on a demonstrative walk through the city streets surrounding the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind Visually Impaired. They were there for White Cane Day on Oct. 16, a nationally observed day designated for the achievements of people who are blind ...

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Suzanne Koptur – Plant Ecologist [Audio Slideshow]

Suzanne Koptur is a plant ecologist, conservation biologist and a professor at Florida International University. She studies the breeding systems of captive Milkweed Vines to better understand how they reproduce with one another. She self-pollinates them in the on-campus greenhouse. She strives to make people aware of the importance of interactions between plants and animals. — Janel Rizzo for Prof. Susan Jacobson — ...

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Miami millennials renting far longer than their parents [Video]

Younger people in South Florida are purchasing homes at a much lower rate than their parents did, leaving many to rent for far longer than they would like. This is partly because the jobs they have pay far less. According to the U.S. Census, millennials make about $2,000 less than people who were their age in 1980. — Produced and ...

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Photo illustration by Maria Gil / SFNS. Images courtesy Luis Garcia and the Miami Book Fair.

FIU to be represented at Miami Book Fair

Two former Florida International University students are scheduled to speak at the 34th annual Miami Book Fair. The book fair, held at the Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, is an annual weeklong festival that brings together sellers, readers and stay-at-home adventurers to a corner of Miami to celebrate their love of language. It started Nov. 12. “Every room, nook and ...

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A plane damaged by Hurricane Andrew. (Photo courtesy of Barry Fellman)

“Hurricane” tears through Miami Book Fair

The 34th annual Miami Book Fair officially kicked off on Sunday with the help of a photo exhibition focused on a specific part of the damage caused by Hurricane Andrew. Adjacent to the main stage hangs a series of six photographs mounted on light gray canvases. Each photograph contains brightly colored images of planes and hangars that fell to the ...

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Villain Arts tattoo convention comes to Wynwood [Video]

Villain Arts has hosted tattoo conventions for the last 17 years, at 14 locations nationwide, but last weekend was its first in Wynwood. Owner Troy Timpel decided to bring the event to Miami after attending Art Basel about two years ago. “What makes this event special is the amazing tattoo artists from all over the world,” he said. By Victoria ...

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Coral Gables Art Cinema celebrates 20 years of “Harry Potter”

Harry Potter themed festivities in honor of the series’ 20th anniversary began last weekend at the Coral Gables Art Cinema. On Saturday the cinema began with an 11 a.m. showing of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” All seven films will be shown in the next few weeks on Saturdays and Sundays at 11 a.m. Albert Bell attended the movie ...

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