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Downtown Miami could host Formula 1 Grand Prix for next decade under potential deal

Downtown Miami could host Formula 1 Grand Prix for next decade under potential deal

Miami is considering a 10-year deal with international racing giant Formula One to host a Grand Prix on the streets of downtown. The City Commission next week will consider authorizing negotiations with Formula One to stage the three-day racing event in downtown, with the expectation that the first Miami Grand […]

In Venezuela, inflation quadruples to 18,000 percent in two months, with no end in sight

In Venezuela, inflation quadruples to 18,000 percent in two months, with no end in sight

Venezuela‘s inflation rate, already by far the world‘s highest, spiked from 4,966 percent to nearly 18,000 percent in just March and April — a trend that, if it continues, could push the country‘s annual rate to more than 100,000 percent by year‘s end, economists say. The 17,968 percent rate registered […]

Appeals court finds challenge of Carollo commission win in Miami comes too late

Appeals court finds challenge of Carollo commission win in Miami comes too late

After in circuit court, Alfonso “Alfie” Leon has been dealt a final legal loss on appeal. Leon sued Carollo days after the runoff election in November that saw voters usher Carollo, a former mayor of Miami, . Leon accused Carollo of flouting residency requirements before filing to run, alleging that […]

Why Nancy Pelosi likes Marco Rubio‘s talk on taxes

Why Nancy Pelosi likes Marco Rubio‘s talk on taxes

Minutes after the GOP tax bill passed the U.S. Senate last year, Florida Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson said “this GOP tax bill was never about helping the middle class.” Months after the GOP tax bill became law, Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, who voted for the tax bill, made an […]

Florida sea turtles face a new threat from microplastics: hotter sand

Florida sea turtles face a new threat from microplastics: hotter sand

With nesting season opening this week, Florida‘s sea turtles may face yet another threat from the plastic pollution choking the world‘s oceans. According to a from Florida State University researchers, tiny, sesame seed-sized microplastics in sand could be heating up beaches and changing the balance of male and female sea […]

State officials won‘t release crucial FIU bridge records. Now the Miami Herald is suing.

State officials won‘t release crucial FIU bridge records. Now the Miami Herald is suing.

Nearly two months after a brand-new South Florida bridge collapsed onto a busy roadway — killing six people — the Florida Department of Transportation is still refusing to release documents that could shed light on the tragic accident. Now, the Miami Herald is taking the state to court. On Wednesday, […]

Suspected serial rapist captured in Miami‘s Little Haiti, police say

Suspected serial rapist captured in Miami‘s Little Haiti, police say

An intense manhunt in and around Little Haiti ended with a chase and the capture of a man Wednesday morning who police say has terrorized up to six women, some who were sexually battered, at least one who was raped and at least two others who were kidnapped. Up until […]

German Palestinian assoc. slams Abbas’ ‘antisemitic’ Holocaust remarks

German Palestinian assoc. slams Abbas’ ‘antisemitic’ Holocaust remarks

In an unusual move, the main Palestinian lobby group in Germany condemned what it called “antisemitic” remarks by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas about the Holocaust. The German-Palestinian Society, or DPG, in a statement Tuesday said it “dissociates itself clearly and unequivocally” from the remarks by Abbas. Be the first […]

‘Time to celebrate‘ U.S. embassy move, says CBN head

‘Time to celebrate‘ U.S. embassy move, says CBN head

It may have been destiny – or prophecy – that orchestrated US President Donald Trump to move the American Embassy to Jerusalem, the same year as Israel’s 70th anniversary. But whatever conviction one holds regarding the forces that created such apt timing for this event, Christian Broadcasting Network’s CEO, Gordon […]

Head of premilitary academy steps down after deadly excursion

Head of premilitary academy steps down after deadly excursion

Yuval Kahan, principal of the Bnei Zion pre-military academy in Tel Aviv, announced his resignation on Wednesday, a week after 10 of his students died during a field trip to the South. The students drowned in a flash flood, amid questions over why the trip went ahead despite the severe […]