Want to end border surge? Stop flow of money to Central America, experts say
“It’s cheaper to take care of them in their own country instead on the other side of the border.”
Those with fake birth certificates find it’s easy to live the American dream
Once you’ve arrived, getting fake documents in Florida is a piece of cake.
Illegal immigrants can practice law in Florida
Venezuela business owners flee in silence to Florida
They’re not loudly proclaiming their new-found freedom.
Green group says everglades project a waste
This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. MIAMI — Government efforts to restore the ecological health of Lake Okeechobee and the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee estuaries are under fire from Florida environmental groups. The projects on the table are well-intentioned, say | Read More »
Florida: A younger population is pushing the state left
This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. MIAMI — Florida is getting younger, and thus a bit more politically liberal. If a stroll down the Miami Beach’s famed boardwalk doesn’t persuade you, perhaps U.S. Census data will. In the 1970s, about 30 percent | Read More »
Medical marijuana could be good for business in Florida
This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. MIAMI — The medical marijuana industrial-complex is in full swing in Florida. With the question of legalizing medical marijuana apparently heading to voters on the Nov. 4 ballot, entrepreneurs are popping up in an effort | Read More »
Opening up Cuba
Is it time to end the embargo?
Florida revives push to give driver’s license to undocumented immigrants
Supporters need to collect 10,000 signatures to get the petition before the Florida Legislature.
Expensive Obamacare website translated into ‘Spanglish’
This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. MIAMI — First there were the delays. Then came the malfunction. Now, the Spanish version of the Obamacare website, www.Cuidadodesalud.gov is lost in translation. Luis Alvarez Castro, a University of Florida associate professor of Spanish and graduate coordinator, said although his brief | Read More »
Florida governor: A tit-for-tat contest?
The race is getting pretty nasty.
Labor unions have some wild ideas about ‘work’
MIAMI – Defending workers’ rights is a noble mission. But sometimes labor unions take it too far. Here are some of our favorite examples of labor union contracts “gone wild.” 1) Three strikes and you’re still not out. Believe it or not, | Read More »
What’s stopping Puerto Rican statehood?
Puerto Rico has been waiting to change its territorial status for more than 100 years.