This is part of the unlikely story of Ken Russell, the paddle-board wholesaler and once internationally known yo-yo player, who is now engaged in a heated and controversial run-off election against the irrefutable Ken Russell himself.
I have been trailing Cuba for nearly nine years now -- and that's nine years of asking when the embargo would be lifted, who would lift it, and what the impact of that lift would be. Would Starbucks suddenly appear on every crumbling corner of Havana?
Progresso Weekly has published an optimistic assessment of how Charlie Crist can regain the governorship of Florida as a Democrat, an important contest for Americans who want more rational relations with Cuba.
No, Libramnesia is not the name of a woman or the latest mixed drink. Libramnesia is a highly common, but under-treated social condition that causes its sufferers to completely forget about libraries or even worse, believe libraries are irrelevant.
It is with great optimism and endearing faith in the potential of our great city that I write this letter to you.
A UM dining services cashier was reinstated on Monday, but it revealed the weaknesses in her employer's appeals system.
Which candidate is winning the Latino vote in Florida? Latinos in Florida are much more likely to support President Obama than Governor Romney. This said, supporters of both Obama and Romney are certain of their vote at this point.
Miami Beach is a destination that tries to accommodate events and visitors of all kinds. It keeps things interesting, but it also presents vexing problems unique to our city and its elected leaders like myself.
Carnival Cruise Lines, who made over $11 billion in profits in the last five years, paid just 1% of their profits in taxes. This while one of the largest public hospitals in the South East is laying off thousand of employees.
Despite the fact that Jackson hospital includes some of the best ranked institutions in the country, over 1,100 hard working medical professionals are expected to be put out into the street mid April. Talk about no good deed going unpunished.
The Miami Marlins President David Samson has caught a lot of flak for calling Miami politicians stupid. But heck, maybe his words did have some credence.
Valentine's Day has come and gone, but during this political cycle our state continues to face economic heartbreak. And at the center of this heartbreak is Florida's very own Senator Marco Rubio.
Miami residents seem to be more interested in a one-night stand than an actual commitment, and who can blame them? For a city over a hundred years old, Miami is just starting to show its first signs of acne and a cracking voice.
This past weekend, Mitt Romney did what every politician does when they campaign in South Florida, take advantage of our Cuban American hospitality and give us empty rhetoric in return.
Voters have been adamant over their desire for term limits. It is no surprise that County Commissioners are not investing too much effort in getting out the vote or mobilizing the masses, but what about the rest of us?
Whoever said, "the more things change, the more they stay the same" probably had the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners in mind.