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Politics

In a fact-challenged era, will public access to federal data be the next casualty?

Since taking office, the Trump administration has made a series of moves that have alarmed groups with a stake in open public information: historians, librarians, journalists, climate scientists, internet activists, to name a few. Some are so concerned that they have thrown themselves into “data rescue” sessions, where they spend their weekends downloading and archiving federal databases they fear could soon be taken down or obscured.

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.

In Depth

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.

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Videos

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

Sports cars and helicopters help launch Aston Martin luxury condo tower 2:03

Sports cars and helicopters help launch Aston Martin luxury condo tower

Giancarlo Stanton talks about the Marlins' 2-0 win over the Cubs 2:44

Giancarlo Stanton talks about the Marlins' 2-0 win over the Cubs

New York mayor looks at Miami Beach's defenses against sea level rise 2:02

New York mayor looks at Miami Beach's defenses against sea level rise