Children may be the future, but Florida is putting its future behind bars. A new report from the Human Rights Watch blasts the state for charging children as adults more than any other state in the nation, and says that far too often, the decision is arbitrary. Florida law allows prosecutors sole ... More >>
It's one thing that Mitt Romney passed over Cuban-American Marco Rubio for Paul Ryan, but it's quite another that Ryan has a history of support for lifting the Cuban embargo. Ryan's flip-flopping voting record on the issue certainly has Miami talking on the day Romney comes to town.Ryan arrived in C ... More >>
John Timoney, the former Miami Police Chief most notable for his violent handling of the FTAA Protests in 2003, is now packing his bags and heading to the Middle East. Bahrain's Interior Ministry has hired Timoney to handle training of police.The kingdom has decided it needs to reform its police ... More >>
Anti-retrivorals are particularly hard to get in Florida, says Human Rights WatchIn a report on HIV released this morning, Human Rights Watch criticizes Florida and other southern states for neglecting the epidemic and, in some cases, fueling the deadly disease.The report, "Southern Exposure: Hum ... More >>
Inside the Krome Detention Center, mentally disabled inmates often go to court with no lawyers.When Allison Kent met her new client at the Krome Detention Center -- a Haitian man she now calls Mike C. -- he had already been found incompetent in a criminal trial, and for good reason: Mike C. had a ... More >>
Cuba has been on a repressive kick since the beginning of a year. After well-known critic Zapata Tamayo died in February, other Cubans took to the streets in protest. Another one, Guillermo Farinas, is said to be at death's door. The government, in turn, responded by beating some them -- the Lad ... More >>
At federal prisons across the country, guards are preying on inmates. FDC Miami is no different.
Marlene Jaggernauth had been a legal U.S. resident for 27 years when the ICE agents came knocking on her door in 2003. Courtesy Wikimedia CommonsThey arrested the Trinidad native on a shoplifting charge from six years earlier, took her from her four young children, and moved her from county jail to ... More >>
They look, smell and smoke like Cubans. So why not sell 'em that way?
For those left behind after the brutal murder of fourteen-year-old Jaime Gough, the emotional lockdown lingers
The elephant in Guantanamo's living room gets 4200 calories a day and a Koran
Driven by shameless vanity and enabled by an obliging press, Maurice Ferré, unfortunately, is at it again
The Burden of a Violent History
Why are all those South American cop cars parked off Le Jeune Road? Ask salesman Ricardo Callado.
Jorge Mas Canosa says a Miami woman tried to smear his reputation and extort millions from him. She says he is the father of her child. Both have sworn they are telling the truth.