Thursday, December 9, 2021

Maria Lago

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Maria Lago is a Brazilian journalism student at Florida International University. She loves writing, reading and taking photos. When she graduates she hopes to work at a newspaper, magazine or work with marketing.

You protested for Black Lives Matter, but not much has changed (includes video and...

After the murder of George Floyd, thousands of people across the United States and around the globe protested against police brutality, racism and injustice....

South Florida newspapers face existential danger

Some local newspapers in South Florida are in danger not only because the companies that own them have laid off employees, substantially cut salaries...

Some South Florida colleges gave refunds this summer. What’s up for the fall?

Since the coronavirus pandemic started, classes that were supposed to be face-to-face have become fully remote. Since college can be a financial burden, some...

Some black-owned restaurants survived the pandemic and are thriving

The loss of revenue due to the coronavirus has made it hard for some Miami black-owned restaurants to keep operating. But consumer support, along...

Wynwood restaurants and shops face downsizing during and after pandemic

In recent years, Wynwood has become the City of Miami’s most tourist-friendly neighborhood. It received more than four million visitors in 2019 and supported...

North Miami declares state of emergency

The city of North Miami has officially declared a state of emergency and cancelled all special and city-supported events, according to the city’s official...

North Miami retreats from banning plastic straws due to lack of planning

The North Miami City Council declined to ban plastic beverage straws commercially this week. The vote was 3 to 2 against the measure.  “Some of...
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SFMN Explainers: Florida Prepaid tuition

Some families who use the Florida Prepaid tuition program can expect money back this year. The rates are the lowest in five years, with...

North Miami councilman pressing officials about $180K budget overage

A North Miami councilman is pressing officials on how Super Bowl weekend events at a city-owned venue went $180,000 over budget – without informing...