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Technology

Why mobile payment technology is leap-frogging in Latin America

YellowPepper, a Miami-based tech company, is undergoing a growth spurt, recently deploying its mobile payments technology in Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico and looking to expand to other Latin American countries. To further power that growth, Volta Global, run by emerging markets specialist Marko Dimitrijević, recently became an investor in YellowPepper.

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U.S.-Cuba commercial flights on the horizon

American Airlines’ Howard Kass is hopeful that the airline will be flying regularly scheduled service between the United States and Cuba within the first half of this year and says Miami will play a big role in resumption of commercial flights to the island.

Cuba

Emerging Cuba worries Caribbean

In 38 years of holding annual conferences, Caribbean Central America Action, a Washington-based organization that brings together regional business and government leaders, has never held a meeting that has focused almost exclusively on a single topic and a single country.

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A personal tale about substance abuse & the synthetic drug Flakka

Synthetic drug-related deaths are on the rise in Miami-Dade & Broward counties. In this video, 26 year old Christopher Patterson describes the draw of Flakka. He spoke to the Miami Herald at the The Cove Recovery Center in Fort Lauderdale. Video by David Ovalle & Jose Iglesias.
A personal tale about substance abuse & the synthetic drug Flakka 4:12

A personal tale about substance abuse & the synthetic drug Flakka

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Race of Champions held at Marlins Park

You saw the crowds. Here are the voices of the Women's March 3:07

You saw the crowds. Here are the voices of the Women's March

Thousands of protestors overflow Miami Bayfront Park at Women's Rally of South Florida 1:21

Thousands of protestors overflow Miami Bayfront Park at Women's Rally of South Florida