A former Florida lawmaker's son was shot as his date fled. Police
2021/6/23June 23, 2021 at 5:15 a.m. EDT. Jason Campbell and his date were inside a Miami apartment in the early morning hours of June 1 when a woman forced her way inside with a gun. As his date ran for
40 years later, Cuban Americans reflect on the Mariel Boatlift
2020/4/22University of Miami faculty members remember the impact the mass immigration had on South Florida, and they share personal experiences from that time. On April 20, 1980, the Castro regime made a surprise announcement that would allow all Cubans who wished to leave the communist country to board boats at the port of Mariel in Havana and flee to the United States.
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As with their predecessors, the new arrivals settled primarily in Miami, Hialeah, and other cities in South Florida. After the Freedom Flights ended, Cuban migration fell to a trickle. Nearly 38,000 Cubans resettled in the United States between 1973 and 1979, arriving primarily from other countries, including Jamaica and Venezuela.
2021/10/21How Spanish-Language Radio Helped Radicalize A Generation Of Miami Abuelos. The misinformation crisis among South Florida's Hispanic communities is warping some residents' understanding of reality — and straining family ties as a result. MIAMI — Virginia's mom has parroted a number of lies in the last year: The 2020 presidential
Feds: Alleged shooter in child's murder fled to Miami
2021/5/19Feds: Alleged shooter in child's murder fled to Miami. Federal authorities say the third man wanted for fatally shooting 7-year-old Jaslyn Adams last month has fled the state and a reward is being offered to help track him down. Devontay Anderson, 21, of the 100 block of North Parkside Avenue, was charged in a federal complaint April 29 with
Facts Figures Facts About Cuban-Americans In Florida. There are 2 million Hispanics of Cuban ancestry living in the U.S. today, the third largest Hispanic origin group behind Mexicans, Puerto Ricans and Salvadorans. Cuban Americans have been very successful
Thomas Otis Knight (February 4, 1951 – January 7, 2014) was an American fugitive and convicted criminal who was executed in Florida for murder. In 1974, Knight murdered a Miami couple after forcing them to withdraw $50,000 USD from a bank. While awaiting trial for murder, Knight and ten other inmates escaped from prison and went on a
2021/10/6The Florida Marlins baseball stadium in Miami is located a mere 150 nautical miles (278 kilometers) from Cuba. Many young Cubans dream about playing for teams in the US top division, Major League
2020/3/25By Janet K. Keeler You just might be a Brickellista if you hang out in Miami's newly minted hot spot. And those lucky enough to live in one of the sky-scraping condo/apartment buildings already know what fun-seekers are discovering. Brickell District is a walkable chunk of cool with plenty of things to do.
2012/5/15Cuban storefronts in downtown Miami, 1978. Before 1960, the population of Cuban-Americans living in Miami was very small. With the rise of Fidel Castro however, their presence soon came to define that city. By 1980, Cuban exiles made up over half of the population in Miami. In different ways, their community has come to embody the best and the
Brian Laundrie likely fled Florida with help, missing persons
2021/10/8But Laundrie is likely to have fled the state and may have had help, experts in missing persons cases said. It seems unlikely that he's still in that reserve. They did not find any trace of him so far. It's been weeks, said former FBI agent Bryanna Fox, an associate professor of criminology at the University of South Florida in Tampa.
What Happened to SpotemGottem? Rapper Shot, Hospitalized in Miami
2021/9/18The rapper was "the victim of a drive-by shooting," his lawyer says. According to the Miami Herald, SpotemGottem was shot while driving a Dodge Charger south along I-95 at about 3:19 a.m. on Friday. He suffered a gunshot injury to the hip, while a passenger in the
Man dead after being hit while attempting to get help for disabled vehicle and struck by truck that fled the scene on Florida's Turnpike in Miami
2021/9/15Home Florida Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Miami-Dade County, FL Man dead after being hit while attempting to get help for disabled vehicle and struck by truck that fled the scene on Florida's Turnpike in Miami-Dade, Florida The district attorney of blount county tracy
Born in Cuba, Estefan came to Miami, Florida, as a young child when her parents fled the Communist government of Fidel Castro. In the late 1970s, she became a singer with the group Miami Sound Machine. The group became very famous. Estefan won awards