Category Archives: Miami

Florida suspect in Haiti president killing deepens mystery

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The arrest of a failed Haitian businessman living in Florida who authorities say was a key player in the killing of Haiti’s president deepened the mystery Monday into an already convoluted plot surrounding the assassination. Haitian authorities identified the suspect as Christian Emmanuel Sanon, 62, who once expressed a desire to…

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DeSantis Parts with Trump in Response to Surfside Tragedy

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — When the coronavirus ravaged Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis defiantly bucked mask mandates. He later cracked down on protesters advocating racial justice, blasted President Joe Biden on immigration, jumped into the fight over transgender athletes and signed sweeping legislation to toughen voting rules. But after a deadly building collapse, the Republican governor is largely hitting pause on the…

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Wing of Miami-Area Condo Collapses; at Least 1 Person Dead

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — A wing of a 12-story beachfront condo building collapsed in a town outside Miami early Thursday morning, killing at least one person while trapping residents in rubble and twisted metal. Scores of rescuers pulled survivors from the debris as a cloud of dust floated through the neighborhood. Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett…

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Representative Bush Delivers Funding from the State to the City of Opa-Locka, for New City of Opa-Locka Police Station and City of Opa-Locka Park Revitalization Project

Miami, Fla. – On Wednesday, June 23rd at 7:00PM, during the City of Opa-Locka Bi-Weekly Commission Meeting. Representative James Bush III (D- Opa-Locka) will present two ceremonial checks to the Mayor, Commissioners, and Parks and Rec. Director of the City of Opa-Locka. “It is a privilege and honor now that the 2021 Legislative and Special Sessions are over…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation to Set the Pace for Civics Education in America

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed HB 5, SB 1108 and HB 233 that will collectively strengthen civics instruction and civics literacy education in Florida’s kindergarten through postsecondary public schools. “I’m proud to sign three bills today that prioritize civics education in our schools,” said Governor Ron DeSantis. “The sad reality is that only two…

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