City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez at his first State of the City address at City Hall in 2018. Suarez wants to ask voters to expand his powers as mayor by making him the city’s top administrator.
City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez at his first State of the City address at City Hall in 2018. Suarez wants to ask voters to expand his powers as mayor by making him the city’s top administrator. C.M. GUERRERO cmguerrero@miamiherald.com
City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez at his first State of the City address at City Hall in 2018. Suarez wants to ask voters to expand his powers as mayor by making him the city’s top administrator. C.M. GUERRERO cmguerrero@miamiherald.com

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Opinion: Fabiola Santiago

Fabiola Santiago

@fabiolasantiago

Columnist Fabiola Santiago was born in Cuba. She was exiled to the U.S. in 1969 on one of the historic Freedom Flights. She has been a Herald reporter, editor and opinion writer since 1980.