Stories tagged: "Miami"

This Is Víctor Vázquez: the Puerto Rican Who Aims to Improve Miami Springs

The Miami Dade College professor obtained 70% of the votes in a recent nonpartisan election, winning the Miami Springs City Council, Group 4 seat.

Miami and Miami Beach Commissioners Vote Unanimously to Ban Conversion Therapy

On Thursday, Miami commissioners approved a resolution to defend a ban on a form of therapy aimed at changing a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.

Photo courtesy of Jonathan De Campos.
Meet the Boricua From Wisconsin Working to Activate Florida Voters

With the 2020 political season in full swing, Joseph Martínez has a foot in two battleground states decided by razor-thin electoral margins.

The Miami Book Fair Is Going Virtual This Year

Social distancing will not stop book lovers from meeting their favorite authors starting Nov. 15, albeit online. Register now!

Second Co-Host of ‘Despierta América’ Confirms She Has Tested Positive for COVID-19

The entire cast and crew of "Despierta América" are under quarantine after multiple people have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Will Miami-Dade County’s Mayor Reject A Police Oversight Panel Again?

A police oversight legislation that was vetoed by Republican Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Giménez in 2018, is up for vote again on Tuesday.

Image via Keyvan Antonio Heydari for The Americano
PHOTOS: Latino Business Owners Struggle to Stay Afloat

Recent surveys show that Latinos struggle to receive Coronavirus relief money to keep their businesses alive amid the pandemic. We spent a day at a mostly Latino-owned shops street mall. This is what we saw.