Saving Manatees from Red Tide

2018-11-05T18:20:07+00:00

By Natasha Rodriguez The normal clear waters of Florida’s Gulf coast have now become a muddy brown-red color and manatee deaths have taken a heavy toll because of it. As of October, last year, the red tide, or harmful algae bloom, has had a higher-than-ever concentration and is still being tested for in Florida. [...]

Saving Manatees from Red Tide2018-11-05T18:20:07+00:00
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Eco groups turn students into climate change activists

2018-10-15T15:07:26+00:00

By Danielle Hernandez and Kayla Pla Rising sea levels, dangers to ocean reefs, plastic pollution, oil drilling and coastal erosion are the most pressing issues for South Floridians. National Aeronautics and Space Administration studies project that by 2100 these threats will become even more severe. According to a media company, Axios Polls, at least 62 percent [...]

Eco groups turn students into climate change activists2018-10-15T15:07:26+00:00

SFMN DC Bureau, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Struggles to Influence Legislation

2018-11-05T16:04:31+00:00

By Gabriel Poblete With the midterm elections right around the corner, Democrats are hoping to take back control of the U.S. House of Representatives – and even the U.S. Senate – but what that means for members of the all-Democratic Congressional Hispanic Caucus remains unclear. Hispanic representation in Congress has consistently gone up over the [...]

SFMN DC Bureau, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Struggles to Influence Legislation2018-11-05T16:04:31+00:00

SFMN Washington Bureau, Interview with Cathleen Farrell of the National Immigration Forum

2018-10-11T15:37:41+00:00

SFMN Washington Bureau reporters Leo Cosio and Gabriel Poblete on Wednesday sat down with National Immigration Forum Communications Director Cathleen Farrell to discuss a wide range of issues, from the difference between journalism and advocacy, to how her organization -- which works with persons and groups of all political persuasions -- is helping to move [...]

SFMN Washington Bureau, Interview with Cathleen Farrell of the National Immigration Forum2018-10-11T15:37:41+00:00

Special from SFMN Washington Bureau

2018-10-08T14:57:25+00:00

By Gabriel Poblete | SFMN Washington Protestors amassed Saturday in front of the Supreme Court and the Senate Building to show their discontent with the Senate's vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh 50-48. It was evident Kavanaugh, who has been accused of sexual misconduct, was to be confirmed when [...]

Special from SFMN Washington Bureau2018-10-08T14:57:25+00:00
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Puerto Rican Presence in Florida is Growing — so is the importance of their vote

2018-10-03T18:12:50+00:00

By Alejandra Chamorro and Sherrilyn Cabrera Last year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico’s electrical grid and left thousands without homes, Puerto Ricans and politicians from Florida were determined to encourage the 18,103 evacuees from the island registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to participate in the midterm elections. In a recent state voter file, [...]

Puerto Rican Presence in Florida is Growing — so is the importance of their vote2018-10-03T18:12:50+00:00
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Miami from the Air

2018-10-24T15:59:41+00:00

By: Dominic Anton and Dafne Vera Miami from the Air/The Urban Boulevard Miami

Miami from the Air2018-10-24T15:59:41+00:00

South Florida’s Rising Seas: Response

2018-10-24T15:54:15+00:00

Produced by Ashley Canario, Abigail Tuano, Lizandra Portal. Florida Keys Responds to Sea Level Rise is part of a 10-part Web series: "South Florida's Rising Seas: Response."

South Florida’s Rising Seas: Response2018-10-24T15:54:15+00:00

Stonybrook: A Fight for Justice and Affordable Housing

2018-10-29T14:10:32+00:00

Stonybrook: A Fight for Justice and Affordable Housing, produced by Vivian Acosta and Lizandra Portal, is a mini-documentary about low-income tenants fighting for acceptable living conditions at the Stonybrook Apartments in Palm Beach County, Florida.

Stonybrook: A Fight for Justice and Affordable Housing2018-10-29T14:10:32+00:00

La familia es para siempre

2018-08-27T14:31:40+00:00

El 14 de febrero de este año, día del amor y la amistad, 17 personas perdieron la vida durante la masacre en la escuela secundaria Marjory Stoneman Douglas, en Parkland Florida. Otras 17 resultaron heridas. Daniela Tablante, estudiante de la Maestría de Periodismo en Español, estuvo en contacto con los estudiantes que sobrevivieron la tragedia. [...]

La familia es para siempre2018-08-27T14:31:40+00:00
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