College Democrats, Republicans weigh in on the State of the Union speech

While university-based Republican clubs are gearing up watch parties for Tuesday evening’s postponed State of the Union address, their Democratic counterparts in South Florida are mostly sitting this one out. Perhaps not surprisingly, each has different expectations of what President Donald Trump is going to say. Still, members of both groups say they are

2019-02-05T18:22:31+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Featured, News, Politics|

Local federal employees fear another shutdown

Though happy to be receiving their paychecks again, a number of federal employees in South Florida are bracing for a repeat if the government shuts down again Feb. 15. The partial closure, the longest in U.S. history, began at midnight on Dec. 22 and continued until Jan. 25. The compromise that reopened the doors,

2019-02-01T17:49:16+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Business, Featured, News, Politics|

Little Haiti residents discuss gentrification concerns [Video]

Activists and Little Haiti residents met at Notre Dame D’Haiti Catholic church late last month to talk about issues of gentrification, development and affordable housing within the neighborhood. Four speakers spoke on Jan. 23 about four development projects : Magic City, Miami Jewish Health System and Eastside ridge. The event was put on by

2019-02-01T17:18:13+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Featured, News, Politics, Video/Audio|

Venezuelan political figures support Guaidó in Coral Gables

Venezuelan political figures in exile held a discussion panel in Coral Gables last week to support interim President Juan Guaidó and speak about the ongoing crisis in the country. In May 2018, President Nicolas Maduro was reelected, an election many regarded as fraudulent. On Jan. 23, Guaidó, the president of the National Assembly, named

2019-02-04T11:23:32+00:00 January 30th, 2019|Export, Featured, News, Politics|

Camillus House: donde no pierden la esperanza en tí

Muchas veces estamos tan ocupados con nuestras vidas que se nos olvida que hay esas personas que no tienen nada, que lo único que necesitan es a alguien que crea en ellos y les brinde amparo. Es el caso de Alicia Parrish, que lleva tres meses viviendo con el apoyo de Camillus House. Alicia

2019-02-04T11:17:33+00:00 January 24th, 2019|Educación, Export, News, Noticias, Politics|

Pequeña Haití: amenazada por la gentrificación climática

Alegre, lleno de bromas amistosas y saludos entre amigos es lo que caracteriza al barrio de Little Haiti, conocido en español como La Pequeña Haití. Este barrio es el corazón cultural del éxodo haitiano en la ciudad del sol. Poco más de 30 mil personas procedentes de la isla caribeña se han instalado ahí

2019-02-04T11:17:41+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|Business, Cambio Climático, Export, News, Noticias, Politics|

Tourists, locals need to watch pollution in Biscayne Bay

Winter in South Florida means one thing, tourists. But visitors trying to escape the cold and catch some sun may want to think twice before going for a swim, or at least check with Waterkeepers’ Swim Guide app. On Dec. 3, just in time for Art Basel, a contractor broke

2019-02-04T11:17:51+00:00 December 26th, 2018|Business, Enviroment, Export, News, Politics, Public Safety|

Lake Okeechobee spraying remains controversial

The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, in collaboration with several counties surrounding Lake Okeechobee, has been spraying the lake with herbicide to help mitigate invasive growth. The spraying, however, has remained controversial. “I think what they’re doing to the lake is absolutely atrocious,” said Mike Krause, a fisherman who’s lived in Okeechobee for

2018-12-10T17:03:04+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Business, Enviroment, Featured, News, Politics|

The SoFlo Scoop: Ron DeSantis Florida’s next governor; Broward misses recount deadline; 18.5 tons of cocaine seized

Hello South Florida. Today is Friday Nov. 16. We are going to experience chilly weather. Miami will encounter a high of 77 and a low of 65. Broward will have a high of 76 and a low of 66. Miami Beach will see a high of 77 and a low of 68. Seems like

2018-11-16T15:25:47+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Education, News, Politics|