Local Obituaries

Local Obituaries

Marti Huizenga, who gave millions to help students and animals, dies at 74

Marti Huizenga, who died Tuesday at 74, served on the boards of many organizations, including the Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward County and the Humane Society of Broward County. In 1999, she, along with her husband, donated $4 million to Nova Southeastern University in Davie. The institution named its business school the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship.

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Earl Wells, founder of Miami’s first black bookstore, dies at 91

Earl Wells moved up in Miami-Dade’s public school system, ending his career as an area superintendent in the 1970s. And then Wells and his wife opened their dream business: Afro-In Books and Things in Liberty City. The first black-owned bookstore in South Florida, the shop, for 30 years, offered books and items devoted to black culture, here and abroad.

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Cargo shipment from Cuba arrives at Port Everglades

The first legal exports from Cuba to the U.S. in more than 50 years arrived at Port Everglades Tuesday. The shipment is small, just two containers of artisanal charcoal, but the importer hopes it will be the harbinger of more trade to come.
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