Spring break violence, an anti-illegal immigrant bill in the legislature, and the ongoing gang violence in Haiti.
On this episode of the South Florida Roundup, we spoke about spring break violence in South Beach and possible solutions (01:03), a bill targeting illegal immigrants that's making its way through the Florida legislature (21:31), and the continuously worsening gang violence in Haiti (39:11).
Marching for labor rights, ending a 400-year sentence, and the effects of a bank's collapse on South Florida
On this episode of the South Florida Roundup, we spoke about the march across Palm Beach County for labor rights, the exoneration of a man who had been handed a 400-year sentence in Fort Lauderdale (8:59), and the impact Silicon Valley Bank's collapse had on South Florida (21:59).
Broward's municipal elections, lack of meetings in North Miami Beach, and 10 years since the death of Chávez
On this episode of the South Florida Roundup, we looked at the ballot for Broward's municipal elections and the reasons behind absenteeism among North Miami Beach Commissioners (14:15). We also spoke to a journalist about Venezuela and its diaspora 10 years after the death of president Hugo Chávez (32:36).
FL legislative session, UF West Palm Beach campus on hold, and the new city of Miami District 2 commissioner-elect
On the South Florida Roundup, we discussed some of the bills headed into the Florida legislative session (1:06), the stalemate between the University of Florida and a key developer over naming rights (26:37), and spoke with Sabina Covo, the city of Miami’s new District 2 commissioner-elect (39:28).
Doral incinerator fire, Student walkouts across Florida, and the U.S.'s relationship with Nicaragua.
On this episode of The South Florida Roundup, we looked into the fire that started at the Covanta waste incinerator plant in Doral two weeks ago and the county’s trash problem (01:10), the walkout that college students in South Florida staged to protest Gov. DeSantis’ plans to block race and diversity programs (20:07), and U.S.’s relationship with Nicaragua in the face of the release of hundreds of prisoners (37:45).