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About 250 exiles and politicians gathered at Miami’s José Martí Park Saturday to express their ire at an agreement that restores diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba for the first time in 53 years.
The season of giving is here and what better gift than the Gift of Song, which has become an annual tradition for music lovers in Miami Springs and was held at Poinciana United Methodist Church last Friday, Dec. 12 which brought out a diverse audience of close to 100 people for an evening of holiday cheer filled with the sounds of the season.
HHA commissioners gave Shane White the job as executive director in a 4-2 vote on Thursday night. The authority’s former Section 8 program supervisor, White was named to the position on an interim basis in September when the nearly all-new HHA board abruptly fired his controversial predecessor.
Neighbors presents its annual Christmas Lights displays. Take a look a few of our favorites — including Nick’s Starlight Spectacular, a holiday lights event created by an 18-year-old North Miami Beach resident that raises money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Through two holiday seasons, he’s raised $19,000 to fulfill the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. That’s enough to make four wishes come true.
Anyone with an ugly sweater in the closet had a golden opportunity to take it out and show it off on Friday, Dec. 12 when Woody's West End Tavern hosted an Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest which brought in a pretty handsome amount of $550 for Relay For Life.
Just before midnight, the police navigated down the narrow alleys of an old downtown Cairo district and descended on a rundown bathhouse. They dragged out dozens of nearly naked men, who covered their faces as they struggled to hold up towels, and loaded them into police trucks.
Top law firm Greenberg Traurig, which advised county clerks in Florida they risk criminal charges if they issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, on Friday announced it actually supports the couples' right to marry.
Employment statistics released Friday showed Florida’s unemployment rate dipping to 5.8 percent with the addition of 42,000 jobs. The governor said his campaign promise of 700,000 added jobs had been met. Critics claimed otherwise.