Offshore corporations have one main purpose - to create anonymity. Recently leaked documents reveal that some of these shell companies, cloaked in secrecy, provide cover for dictators, politicians and tax evaders.
On Monday, The Senate advanced a bill reopening federal agencies through Feb. 8 after Democrats relented and lifted their blockade against the legislation. The shutdown began Saturday after Democrats derailed a Republican measure that would have kept government open until Feb. 16. Democrats wanted to pressure the GOP to cut a deal protecting young immigrants from deportation and boosting federal spending.
"Dreamers," supporters marched up to the front doors of Senator Marco Rubio's district office in Doral, but were denied access due to the government shutdown and Sen. Rubio's presence in Washington, D.C. to vote on the government shutdown on Monday, January 22, 2018.
Judge Thomas Rebull ruled in Joe Carollo’s favor Monday, allowing him to keep his Miami City Commission seat, after a lawsuit brought by Carollo’s political opponent, Alfonso “Alfie” Leon. The suit alleged Carollo did not reside in his West Brickell apartment for the required amount of time before qualifying for the election in November 2017. In that election, voters chose Carollo over Leon to represent them in District 3.
Miami-Dade police say Alfredo Alvarez, 45, shot and killed himself after barricaded himself and four others in a South Miami-Dade home. Four people escaped unharmed. It was unclear early Monday if they were family members.
Abdiela Sanz participates in a training session with the FDC training group at Regatta Park in Coconut Grove on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Sanz will be walking the Miami Marathon, a race she is determined to finish as this may the last time she can do it. She has Stage 4 cancer and is walking the race as an example to her children.