Tuesday, 07 March 2017 14:46

FDP Statement on the DNC Chair Election

Tallahassee, FL — Today, following Tom Perez’s election as DNC Chair and Keith Ellison’s appointment as Deputy Chair, FDP Chair Stephen Bittel released the following statement: “The Democratic Party has strong new leaders in Chair Tom Perez and Deputy Chair Keith Ellison, and we look forward to working with them to rebuild our party from the grassroots up.
News Americas, PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos, Mon. Dec. 19, 2016:It’s official! Turks & Caicos has its first female premier. Sharlene Cartwright Robinson of the People`s Democratic Movement over the weekend received the Proclamation for Premier from the island’s governor H.E Governor John Freeman. The elected Premier is appointed by the governor to serve a 4-year term.
Washington, D.C. – Earlier this evening, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act, a bill co-sponsored and supported by Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) that would increase choices, access, and quality in the American healthcare system. This legislation also includes significant reforms to America’s mental health system and increased funding to combat opioid abuse.
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 20:16

On The Occasion Of Fidel Castro's Death

Today we Cubans arrive at a momentous crossroad in our history. Fidel Castro has died after imposing his will on the Cuban people for more than half a century. As Cubans, this historical moment forces us to consider our own future; and encourages us to put aside our anguish, our differences, and our fear in order to pave the way for a brighter future. Today, we are filled with hope as millions of Cubans look to close this dark chapter of our history and work toward a new future for Cuba.
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 20:01

Happy Thanksgiving!

This Thanksgiving I'm grateful to spend the day with my wife, children, grandchildren, and all of our extended family. I'm also thankful for the people of North and Northeast Florida for placing their trust in me. I'm humbled and grateful to represent them in Washington.
MIAMI-DADE – Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and seven returning County Commissioners kicked off new terms at an installation ceremony held on Nov. 22 at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium.
Thursday, 17 November 2016 20:01

Dejected Over The U.S. Election Results?

Here Are Five Cost-Effective Places You Can Move To In Latin America.  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 11, 2016:Millions are still dejected and depressed over the results of Tuesday Nov. 8th. For those ready to pack their bags and leave for a cost effective destination, here are five places in the Americas that the editors of International Living recommend:
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 11, 2016: Caribbean American voters disappointed with the results of the U.S. election are finding some comic relief in “going back home” memes which have popped up across social media. A popular meme making their round with Jamaican Americans is of a plane, overflowing with people with the words: “When Trump Win … Jamaica here we come.”
Thursday, 10 November 2016 18:37

A note of encouragement

There is no need to repeat what we’ve already heard on the news last night and today. Many of us are grieving, scared, or still in shock. That is normal.
Thursday, 10 November 2016 18:34

This is just the beginning

When I first announced 18 months ago that I would run for mayor of Miami-Dade County, I said it would be an uphill battle. I told everyone we were David fighting Goliath.
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