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Agents uncover possible heroin-trafficking ring with Miami-NY links

A recent arrest at Miami International Airport (MIA) of a Colombian traveler led federal agents to the discovery of a possible heroin-trafficking ring

The case is significant because it shows an effort by heroin smugglers to ship the drug to the profitable markets in the Northeast

Authorities have expressed alarm about a rising number of deaths related to overdose of the narcotic

Agents uncover possible heroin-trafficking ring with Miami-NY links

A recent arrest at Miami International Airport (MIA) of a Colombian traveler led federal agents to the discovery of a possible heroin-trafficking ring

The case is significant because it shows an effort by heroin smugglers to ship the drug to the profitable markets in the Northeast

Authorities have expressed alarm about a rising number of deaths related to overdose of the narcotic

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Flashback Miami

Pan American Airlines

On Oct. 28, 1927, a small wood-and-fabric plane rolled down a dirt runway in Key West, lifted off and headed for Havana to make the first scheduled international flight of a U.S. airline. It was made by a fledgling firm called Pan American Airways. Though it would later be based in New York City, its links to South Florida were strong, and its presence boosted the world's awareness of Miami.

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Andres Oppenheimer

Andres Oppenheimer: Obama’s TPP may reshape world trade

The United States and 11 Pacific Rim countries have signed the world’s biggest trade and investment agreement

President Obama did not attend the signing to prevent it from becoming a key issue in a U.S. election year

The TPP will increase Latin America’s virtual partition between export-oriented countries and closed economies

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Quieter, smaller Guantánamo as debate rages on prison’s fate

The military restored limited access to the prison after a four-month blackout

The military said during the tour that the mood is calm, detainee discipline problems are down.

Medical staff assigned to the 2,000-strong prison staff outnumber the last 91 war-on-terror captives

Quieter, smaller Guantánamo as debate rages on prison’s fate

The military restored limited access to the prison after a four-month blackout

The military said during the tour that the mood is calm, detainee discipline problems are down.

Medical staff assigned to the 2,000-strong prison staff outnumber the last 91 war-on-terror captives

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Deal reached on provisional Haiti government

Special mission leader says the interim president will be elected by Parliament for a 120-day term

Prime minister will remain in his position until lawmakers confirm a consensus leader in upcoming days

2nd round of presidential, legislative elections set for April 24; new president is to be installed on May 14