Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Monica L. Correa

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Monica L. Correa is a journalism student with a strong passion for social issues, international law and politics. Correa has a background in Spanish literature and hopes to become a voice for her community.

Her 9 year-old son has the mind of a toddler.  

Maria Madrid has dedicated her life to caring for her son with whom she can’t communicate. Joshua Cruz is a 9-year-old with big, dark...

Airbnb bounces back on the beach

After a Florida appeals court ruled that Miami Beach’s fines for violations of its short-term rental laws – which in most cases exceeded $15,000...

A homeless man helps others on their way to recovery

Sitting on a black crate, David Bass, who goes by “Homeless Dave,” plays percussion on drums made from upside-down plastic helmet hats, empty cans...

The pandemic has shown social media is a vital tool to influence young people...

Social media can motivate young people to go from intending to vote to taking action, according to a study by Tufts University.  Isabel Muir, a...

Young voters could swing the election towards a Biden presidency

Young Hispanics in South Florida are increasingly leaving behind their parents’ Republican ideas. First-generation immigrants who come from countries with authoritarian regimes tend to lean...

Democratic socialists in Miami seek a third way

With the 2020 election just weeks away, the local Democratic Socialists of America chapter is reaching out to young voters dissatisfied with both President...

Walgreens pharmacy workers face a careless public with little defense

Miami-Dade pharmacy workers are the unsung front-liners of the coronavirus pandemic. Every day they deal with customers who put themselves and others at risk. Although...

Lincoln Memorial Park: A history of segregation and disadvantage (slideshow included)

Jessica Williams is thin, dark-skinned and wears white sneakers to start her day. There are rough ends at the edges of her voice, but...

Five eco-friendly ways to celebrate the Super Bowl

This week, the 2020 Super Bowl is bringing entertainment, excitement and the big game to Miami. That's the good news. The bad news: visitors...

The five best thrift shops in Miami

Besides reducing the need for fast fashion, thrifting can be a stupendous and sustainable way to shed stress. Some secondhand stores even contribute part...