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Rick Scott’s Top Latino Fundraiser Leaves Campaign After Campaign Made Racist Jokes

Rick Scott’s Top Latino Fundraiser Leaves Campaign After Campaign Made Racist Jokes

On late Thursday, billionaire Mike Fernandez abruptly resigned his post as the finance co-chair of Governor Rick Scott’s (R-FL) reelection campaign. The prominent Cuban-American health continue reading »

Florida Students, Scientists Reveal “RoboCop” Prototype

Florida Students, Scientists Reveal “RoboCop” Prototype

A team of scientists and students at Miami's Florida International University has developed a prototype of "RoboCop." Measuring 1.83 meters (6 ft) tall and weighing 34 kilos (75 lbs), the movements of the mechanism's continue reading »

63 Percent of Floridians Want Better Relations with Cuba

63 Percent of Floridians Want Better Relations with Cuba

Sixty-three percent of Floridians are in favor of normalizing U.S. ties with Cuba, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Atlantic Council, a think tank based in Washington. continue reading »

Archaeologists Uncover Remains of 2,000 Year-Old Indian Village in Miami

Archaeologists Uncover Remains of 2,000 Year-Old Indian Village in Miami

Archaeologists working on a dig in downtown Miami have found the remains of a Tequesta Indian village that could date back 2,000 years, making it one of the most important pre-historic sites found in the United States, media reports said Tuesday. continue reading »

Warmer Weather Causing Mangroves to Expand in Florida

Warmer Weather Causing Mangroves to Expand in Florida

Mangrove trees, which are highly sensitive to cold, have expanded enormously on the Atlantic coast of Florida as the frequency of frosts has diminished, a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences said. continue reading »

Fear of Deportation Possible Cause of Crossbow Murder-Suicide in Florida

Fear of Deportation Possible Cause of Crossbow Murder-Suicide in Florida

An Ecuadoran man’s fear of deportation may have led to a three-day odyssey that left his wife, young son killed by crossbow, another son injured and the man dying by slicing his own throat. continue reading »

Latin American Artists Take Over Art Basel Miami Beach

Latin American Artists Take Over Art Basel Miami Beach

Latin American art needs no passport at Art Basel Miami Beach, where once again it has landed in force at prestigious galleries and with a lineup of creators who fascinate the art market here and attract avid collectors. continue reading »

Is KKK Seeking Latino Recruits or Targeting them in Florida?

Is KKK Seeking Latino Recruits or Targeting them in Florida?

Latino residents in Rockledge, Florida are nervously wondering if the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) is recruiting them or trying to target them. continue reading »

JUST IN: Another Domestic Disturbance Arrest for George Zimmerman

JUST IN: Another Domestic Disturbance Arrest for George Zimmerman

Florida authorities are announcing that George Zimmerman was arrested this afternoon, at 1 p.m. EST in response to a domestic disturbance incident. continue reading »

Flights from Key West to Cuba Resume After 51 Years

Flights from Key West to Cuba Resume After 51 Years

Direct passenger flights between Key West and Cuba, suspended in 1962, will resume on Nov. 15, one of the charter companies flying the route confirmed to Efe. continue reading »

Fort Lauderdale Looks to Bring More LatAm Tourists to City

Fort Lauderdale Looks to Bring More LatAm Tourists to City

The southeastern Florida city of Fort Lauderdale plans to spend a record $6.5 million in 2014 on a tourism marketing plan seeking to attract customers from Latin America, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, or GFLCVB, said. continue reading »

Orlando “El Duque” Hernandez’ Baseball Programs in Hotwater in Hialeah

Orlando “El Duque” Hernandez’ Baseball Programs in Hotwater in Hialeah

Sports fields privatized and owned by El Duque charges kids to play baseball but taxpayers pay operating costs, company keeps 100 percent of profit continue reading »

ACLU Denounces Florida Governor’s Bid to Revive Voter Purge Program

ACLU Denounces Florida Governor’s Bid to Revive Voter Purge Program

The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida blasted the effort by Gov. Rick Scott to revive the voter-purge program the state sought to put in place before the 2012 elections. continue reading »

Enrique Iglesias Sells Miami Mansion for $6.7 Million

Enrique Iglesias Sells Miami Mansion for $6.7 Million

Spanish pop star Enrique Iglesias sold for $6.7 million his mansion with dock at Bay Point, Miami, a place he bought as a vacant lot in 1998 for $640,000, according to the celeb site GossipExtra. continue reading »

Miami’s Versace Mansion Sells for $41.5 Million at Auction

Miami’s Versace Mansion Sells for $41.5 Million at Auction

The luxury Miami Beach mansion where Italian designer Gianni Versace lived and died was sold Tuesday at auction for $41.5 million to a business consortium including the Nakash family, the owner of Jordache Jeans. continue reading »