Families Belong Together

1 year ago Nicholas Rodriguez 0
The fight to end the separation of children and families at the U.S.-Mexico border has ignited a fuse within the South Florida Community. On June 30 Miami joined the national “Families Belong Together” campaign with a protest held in downtown Miami at the Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus. The week before, thousands rallied towards the Read More

Nicaragua’s “ex-dictator” buried in Miami

1 year ago southfloridauncovered 0
An ex-president of Nicaragua, or ex-dictator —depending on whom you ask,— is buried in Miami. Not in Nicaragua or in Paraguay, where he was assassinated, but in Miami, home of the largest Nicaraguan population in the nation, according the 2010 Census. Anastasio Somoza Debayle, Nicaragua’s de-facto ruler from 1967-1979, is buried alongside his wife in Read More

One year after landmark law, medical marijuana still an uphill battle

2 years ago southfloridauncovered 0
One year after Amendment 2 went into action, permitting the use of medical marijuana for qualifying patients, and Floridians are still having to jump through hoops to get medical marijuana. The law, which was voted on in November 2016, became effective in January 2017. Julie Anderson, manager of Certified Marijuana Doctors, said her patients are Read More