South Florida

Group of people gather outside a church for a prayers

Cuban Americans make plea to Biden administration for help on immigration limbo


A popular program for reuniting Cuban families in the US has been on pause since 2017. Now, many families are asking the Biden administration to restart it.

In this Aug. 20, 2020, file photo supporters watch the program outside the venue where Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden is speaking, during the Democratic National Convention at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware.

How Puerto Ricans in central Florida may decide the US election

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Jacob Cuenca, 18, is a registered Republican with misgivings about voting for US President Donald Trump in November.

Trump’s pandemic response has this conservative Latino teen voter considering Biden

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A close-up of a jar of pikliz.

Pikliz, a spicy Haitian condiment, gets a lot of love in South Florida’s food scene

Miami sunny day tidal flooding

Does a new GOP proposal to create a carbon tax have a chance?

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Three women on stage gesticulating, one with blackface pounding her chest

A Miami theater group has a change of heart over blackface

Afro Latinos in Florida say the existence of the play is a small window into the racism that persists in Latin American communities stateside and abroad.

Flamingos have enjoyed a resurgence in Florida over the last 50 years. Notice that the young flamingo in the middle is gray and not the iconic pink. Flamingos gain their pinkish color over time through their diet — mainly shrimp.

New study sheds light on the debate over the origins of flamingos in Florida


You might say that those who have believed that flamingos are natives of Florida are tinkled pink at new reported findings.

Houses in this Florida neighborhood are perched at the edge of a rapidly-eroding part of the town of Satellite Beach. The town is one of the few in the state that's investing in a major plan to shore itself up against the rising seas and stronger storms b

One small Florida city tries to adapt to climate change, mostly alone


In a state facing facing big challenges from climate change, but where few are facing up to the problem, the small city of Satellite Beach stands out for its aggressive moves to stay ahead of rising seas. But the efforts highlight the limits of what one town can do.

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In hurricane-prone Miami, one meteorologist is forecasting the future


John Morales was one of the first TV meteorologists to start talking about how climate change will impact his audience. Intense weather hit close to home this fall, as Hurricane Maria struck his home island of Puerto Rico.

Most of Miami-Dade County and greater South Florida is barely feet above sea level, with new development moving into some of the most flood-prone areas.

For Miami’s immigrants, some of the cheapest land is the most vulnerable to climate change


Rising sea levels and surging hispanic immigration into low-lying areas west of Miami have combined to make a climate crusader out of a Venezuelan immigrant.Rising sea levels and surging hispanic immigration into low-lying areas west of Miami have combined to make a climate crusader out of a Venezuelan immigrant.