News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Sept. 27, 2016: NBC Nightly News Host Lester Holt had the honor of being the first moderator of the first U.S. Presidential debate of this election cycle. But not only did Holt drop the ball with poor moderating skills where he consistently lost control of the debate, but his questions too were pitiful at best and completely ignored one of the hottest issue that Republican Presidential hopeful Donald Trump has made central to his campaign – immigration.
Washington, D.C.—Over the weekend, several unidentified bodies believed to be of Cuban migrants were found off Islamorada, Ramrod Key, and Little Palm.  “I was saddened to learn the news of a group of Cubans who lost their lives while trying to reach our shores. It has been a rough few days for our South Florida community. Regrettably, President Obama's new policy toward the Castro dictatorship has created much anxiety and desperation on the island, leading many to dangerously risk their lives in an effort to escape.
Today, Chair Dwight Bullard has suspended Carlos Pereira as a member of the Democratic Executive Committee (DEC), the governing body of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party, for violating his loyalty oath. The loyalty oath, a document signed by all members of the DEC, clearly states "I will not support the election of the opponent of any Democratic nominee".
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 18:00

Miami Dade Mayoral Candidate Raquel Regalado

Issues statement on Brownsville drive-by shooting.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Miami; Sept. 24, 2016) – Miami-Dade School Board Member and mayoral candidate Raquel Regalado has issued the following statement in response to more tragic and needless shooting deaths in our community – a drive-by in Brownsville that claimed two lives. “This tragic loss of life, another horrific incident of young men being gunned down in a barrage of bullets at a private residence, will leave their families asking why for the remainder of their lives. We must pray for these families, that they may one day find peace. For peace to rain down upon them, justice must be swift.
Constitutional Court’s Decision to strip Citizenship from Dominicans of Foreign Descent. Today marks the third anniversary of the Dominican Constitutional Court’s decision to strip the hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of foreign descent of their citizenship, the majority of whom are of Haitian descent. They are also being denied the legal rights and protections to which they were previously entitled. The court’s decision has created a devastating human rights crisis and an unprecedented level of statelessness. It is particularly devastating for children who can no longer attend school or seek medical care.
Washington, D.C.—Today, the House Education and the Workforce Committee marked-up, H.R. 5963, the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act:  “It’s important to provide our at-risk youth and juveniles an opportunity to succeed. Unfortunately, whether they are born into circumstances they can’t control or make misguided decisions that steer them off course, these kids often don’t know that they have options to build successful, fulfilling lives. Instead, they believe their only path forward is one of crime or delinquency that often puts them or others in harm’s way and sets them up for failure rather than success.
On Sunday, September 18, Hillary for Florida hosted a Black Girl Magic roundtable in Miami for young black women in the community at Jackson Soul Food in Miami. At the roundtable, which was livestreamed on the Hillary for Florida Facebook page, the women discussed issues of equal representation in politics, women's rights and Hillary Clinton's plans to create an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top.
Tallahassee, FL — Today marks exactly 200 days since President Obama wrote a letter to Congress urging the passage of $1.9 billion in emergency funding to combat Zika. During this period, Marco Rubio has continued to back Republican ‘poison pills’ designed to score political points during the crisis. As Zika spread in Florida, Rubio was voting to ensure that any relief measure also included provisions to cut Planned Parenthood funding and protect the display of the Confederate flag.
TALLAHASSEE — Gainesville police released a video and new details Wednesday that sheds more light on the alleged battery ast Saturday involving state Rep. Keith Perry and a man who was taking down one of his campaign signs. The video shows Perry striking the man in the neck in front of a house after a Gators football game.
Together for Florida is launching a new effort to lead recruitment and outreach to the growing number of Republicans and Independents in the state who are stepping forward to endorse Hillary Clinton for president. This latest list of Florida GOP leaders join the endorsements of lifelong Republicans including Cuban-American businessman Mike Fernandez, and former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez.
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