With the highest concentration of Venezuelans in the country residing in South Florida, President Donald Trump’s speech Monday at Florida International University is of particular interest to the region. Doral Councilwoman Christi Fraga said Venezuelans in her city are “full of full of hope and desire to see an
As news of President Donald Trump’s visit to Florida International University percolates through the campus, some students are cheering on his Venezuelan policies, others are organizing protests and one group nearly lost its event space to a then-unidentified VIP. The Miami Herald first reported the visit on Feb. 13.
The Twelfth Conference on Cuban and Cuban American Studies took place on Feb. 14 and 15 at FIU’s Modesto Maidique Campus. The two-day event featured panelists from across the United States and the Caribbean sharing their research on the island nation. This year’s theme was “Cuba and Puerto Rico:
With President Donald Trump speaking Monday on the FIU campus about Venezuela, speculation is swirling in the nation’s capital about the details of that speech. The White House has been largely mum on the issue, saying little more than he will speak in support of Venezuelan National Assembly President
As the anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School approaches, the larger South Florida community is coming together in different ways to remember the tragic event -- as well as finding ways to cope. According to Dr. Luz Maria Berrio, a licensed clinical psychologist, anniversaries of
Earlier this year, Coral Gables announced the prohibition of single-use plastic straws and stirrers in city facilities, parks and events on city property. Matt Anderson, the senior sustainability analyst for the city, said they wanted to lead by example and encourage residents and the business community.