Henry Flagler’s Florida East Coast Railway played a pivotal role a century ago in creating modern-day Florida and it’s poised to do it again. Late next year, All Aboard Florida, an FEC subsidiary, will start hourly passenger train service between Miami and Orlando.
The U.S. trade embargo against Cuba is a fiction, a fraud, a failure and has been for a long time. It’s a Potemkin Village embargo. But it has served the purposes of both Washington and Havana.
It must be an election year because Rick Scott is doling out the goodies. Practically shoveling them out the door in his proposed budget.