Journey captures correlation between journalism, politics

By Silvia Rodriguez South Florida News Service Vanessa Rodriguez, born in Venezuela, came to live in the United States after her family’s safety became an issue following the April 2002 political crisis the country faced. Inspired by the political events that changed her life, Rodriguez, now a journalism student at Florida International University, took a bus trip to the Venezuelan ...

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Oscar Fuentes

The Biscayne Poet

Oscar Fuentes, the Biscayne Poet, is the founder of the Oscar Fuentes Combo. Photo by Carolina Trejos/SFNS.           By Carolina Trejos South Florida News Service  Oscar Fuentes grew up between Miami and Honduras, listening to his father recite the poetry of classic Latins such as Pablo Neruda and a nurturing mother, parents that inspired him to ...

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The Brick

‘Throw-Down’ To Test Limits At Crossfit Hardcore South ‘The Brick’

Members at Crossfit Hardcore South ‘The Brick’ start their warmup with box jumps, a compound, multi-joint exercise that strengthens and tones your lower body. Photo by Lisbet Castillo/South Florida News Service.       By Lisbet Castillo Read in The Miami Herald Gustavo Zingg, 22, spends his week training Hardcore Crossfit South “The Brick” members on Olympic lifting, gymnastics, running and rowing. ...

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Local Band Plays Eclectic Mix

Left, base player Mack Moore, perform live with drummer Felix Garcia and Antonio Sanchez, guitarist, at the Funky Biscuit in Boca Raton. In the background, Daniel Naval plays the congas as Charles Gardner handles the keys. Photo courtesy of Viviana Puga.     Mike Sharp Read in The Miami Herald About 10 years ago, Antonio Sanchez, 34, Mack Moore, 30, and ...

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Shop’s Classes Encourages Kids To Be Curious

Demian Ugarte-Lesende, 6, along with his science teacher, Tom Gantt, 41, learns about changing the variables in an experiment by changing the size of an inflated balloon. The balloon is taped to a tube that slides through a string across the room. The class is “Mad Scientists” and is one of the many offered at Atlantis Natural on Bayshore Drive. ...

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Seven Offers Heavenly Menu And Atmosphere

Nicolas Caiset, executive chef at Seven lounge and restaurant, inside the restaurant, Wednesday, June 5, 2013, in Design District. Located at 28 NE 40th St., the lounge will celebrate its grand opening on Thursday, June 13. Daniel Bock/ For The Miami Herald.       By Paula Callejas-Cuza Read in The Miami Herald   As a kid, Antonio Turbay danced in ...

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Summer Campers At Enchanted Forest Park Experience Outdoor Adventures

Seth Cruz, with the head-wearing magnifier glass on, is ready to inspect the rocks and shells he collected. Photo by Andrea Edde.           By Andrea Edde Read in The Miami Herald Every year, Seth Cruz looks forward to summer days covered in mud, searching for butterflies. “My favorite is when we go outside and do nature things,” ...

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Family Tragedy Turns Into A Successful Business

Rosemarie Wallace, 50, owner of RashawnRose Bridal, opened her business following the loss of her son. In planning her daughter’s sweet 16 and searching for the perfect dress, the idea of starting her own company “fell into her lap.”  Photo by Margaret Chebat/South Florida News Service.     By Lina Agudelo and Margaret Chebat  South Florida News Service When Rosemarie ...

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Scott Andron, Editor For The Miami Herald, Visits FIU To Talk Basics

On May 29, 2013, Miami Herald editor Scott Andron visited Florida International University to provide a background/fact check workshop to journalism students during professor Chris Delboni’s SFNS class. Photo by Carolina Trejos.       By Camilo Londono South Florida News Service Introduced by Chris Delboni, South Florida News Service news director, as a very thorough editor, Scott Andron, from ...

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Ernesto Rolo

Relojeros Cubanos Siguen La Tradición En Miami

Ernesto Rolo dirige un equipo de 20 relojeros y técnicos en la tienda de reparaciones de relojes suizos Breitling, en el complejo de oficinas de Blue Lagoon, en Miami. Fotografía del pasado 10 de mayo. Allison Diaz / Para The Miami Herald       Liliana Zamudio Leé la versión en inglés en South Florida News Service Cuando Ernesto Rolo tenía ...

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