Miami-Dade commissioners not yet sold on Vizcaya becoming independent

In its push to break away from county government — and instead be managed by its own nonprofit board — Vizcaya Museum & Gardens still has some political persuading to do. A Miami-Dade County Commission workshop on Thursday showed that not all commissioners are comfortable with the idea.

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Reform and larger police presence making Hondurans feel safer

In Honduras, police security has long been treated like a private privilege more than a public right

But reform is underway including more modern and professional practices

And it’s having an impact with homicide rates expected to drop by as much as 30 percent

Chastity Hill of Miami Arts Charter School was honored by First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, as part of the National Student Poets Program. Hale was one of five students selected and will ambassador for a year, hosting community workshops and promoting literature in her neighborhoods.
Carmen Lopez Medill News Service

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