Human Rights

Some Cubans Think The Pope Should Speak Louder About Human RightsAt least twice on Monday the Pope discretely called attention to religious persecution in Cuba.
Kerry: We Are Taking A New Direction In CubaSecretary of State John Kerry, standing alongside Cuba's foreign minister reiterated the two nations' commitment to normalizing relations.
Miami-Dade Passes Preliminary Vote On Transgender Protection A transgender protection ordinance won a preliminary vote on Tuesday in Miami-Dade.
South Florida Political Leaders Attend FIU Venezuela RallyStudents at Florida International University rallied for peace in Venezuela Friday with the help of a few members of Congress.
Frequent Cuban Hunger Striker Comes To MiamiWith Cuban Independence Day just around the corner, a frequent Cuban hunger strike traveled to Miami for the holiday.
Brad Pitt Donates $100K For Gay Marriage Effort Brad Pitt has agreed to donate $100,000 to help the Human Rights Campaign raise money for its efforts to support same-sex marriage initiatives in several states.
Opinion: Romney's China Attacks On Obama Show Breathtaking HypocrisyRomney looks to come back from 47% don't pay taxes remarks and attacks on China trade. But Romney has so many vulnerabilities on China it is hard to understand why he would pick this issue.
Opinion: Romney Talks Tough On China But Romney And Bain Bought Chinese FactoryMitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.
AileyCamp Miami Enlightens At-Risk StudentsThe Adrienne Arsht Center is offering a summer program called AileyCamp Miami that teaches at-risk Miami-Dade students about art and life.
Cuban Exiles Set Off For Cuba's CoastTo mark the United Nation's International Human Rights Day, a coalition of Cuban exile groups are headed across the Florida Straits to protest off the coast of Cuba.
Activists To Shoot Fireworks Off The Coast Of HavanaTo mark the United Nation's International Human Rights Day, a coalition of Cuban exile groups plans to shoot fireworks off the coast of Havana to bring attention to the rights violations committed by the Cuban government.