Why can’t Miami-Dade, FL Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s sons wait until he’s out of office to dip into the till? Julio Gimenez is pursuing a deal to build on county land. C.J. Gimenez lobbies for clients with county contracts.
Waterfront Museum Park will be named after the city’s history-making, six-term mayor, Maurice A. Ferré. He pushed the vision of Miami as a gateway to the Americas at a time when the establishment resisted change.
A new report by the World Travel and Tourism Council projects that a steep rise in international tourism will create 61 million new jobs in G-20 countries. That may help offset some of the millions of factory and office jobs that will be replaced by robots and smart computers.
Florida voters elected Democrat Nikki Fried Agriculture Commissioner, not powerful NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer, who wants to shift Florida’s concealed weapons permitting program to Republican CFO Jimmy Patronis.
As his days as governor wind down, Rick Scott suspends Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes and appoints his fixer, Pete Antonacci. The move is designed to aid a 2020 Trump win in Florida by manhandling its largest Democratic county.
Miami Herald reporter Julie Brown for the first time gave a voice and a face to some of Jeffrey Epstein’s underage victims of human and sex trafficking and abuse. This is the power of the Perversion of Justice series.
A Miami Herald columnist remembers lunch with President George H.W. Bush at the White House in 1989. What does a journalist talk about with the president at a White House lunch when protocol mandates no questions asked?
Palm Beach predator Jeffrey Epstein got away with ‘Lolita Express’ trafficking ring because powerful men like Trump Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta allowed it, making a mockery of Florida’s sex offender laws.
At least four Cuban doctors in Brazil say the Pan American Health Organization not only supervised a Brazil-Cuba deal under which they were forced to work for less than 10 percent of their salary, but that the regional institution made millions from the deal.
Mexico’s leftist president elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s economic announcements, as well as his invitation to Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro to attend his inauguration, are already hurting the economy and driving down his approval ratings.
Hillary Clinton’s immigration platform in the 2016 presidential election vowed to “embrace immigrants, not denigrate them.” Now the Democrat says Europe must “get a handle” on migration to thwart populism.
Dozens of Latin American and European countries are planning to cut or downgrade diplomatic relations with dictator Nicolás Maduro. While a largely symbolic gesture, it could set the stage for more meaningful actions.
Miami Commissioner Joe Carollo is on a mission to kill the arts and culture event Viernes Culturales. It’s political payback against Ball & Chain owner Bill Fuller, who chairs the event’s nonprofit board.
The Brazil-Cuba agreement under which thousands of Cuban doctors worked in Brazil’s rural areas was scandalous, and the World Health Organization’s Pan American Health Organization looked the other way.