News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Dec. 5, 2016: Thousands of Cubans have tried to enter the U.S. illegally in the 2016 fiscal year, the highest it has been in a decade, the U.S. Coast Guard said late last week. The news comes as Cuba continued mourning the death of its former President and Revolutionary, Fidel Castro, who passed away at age 90 on Friday night, Nov. 25th. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft said the number of Cuban interdictions in fiscal 2016 was the highest it has been over the past ten years.
Parliament Threatens to Jail Lawyer and Supreme Court Judge in Environmental Scandal. NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ - Less than 100 miles from Florida, in the island democracy of the Bahamas, politicians and the police are harassing environmentalists, illegally hacking and publicly releasing their private communications and other confidential information. And, when the Supreme Court ordered several cabinet members to stop violating the conservationists' constitutional rights, they threatened to jail the judge. These startling events are laid out by environmental attorney and activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr., chairman of Water keeper Alliance, in a new story in EcoWatch, one of America's top environmental news sites.
To Enter Louder Than a Bomb Florida Poetry Festival. (Black PR Wire) The Jason Taylor Foundation has officially opened on-line registration for its cutting edge youth poetry festival, Louder Than a Bomb Florida presented by Nova Southeastern University and UPS, it was announced today. Now in its third year, this highly anticipated event will take place from March 27 - April 8, 2017.
Today, (L to R) Sharaine Sibblies, Nikeisha Pryor and Devona Reynolds Perez from the South Florida Caribbean Bar Association pose for a photo after presenting Food For The Poor’s President/CEO Robin Mahfood and Executive Director Angel Aloma with a donation at the organization’s headquarters in Coconut Creek, Fla.