Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez
First Lady Michelle Obama was in Miami Tuesday to promote her “Let’s Move” initiative by announcing a new partnership aimed at providing more healthy snacks to activity time to kids, especially after school.
The worst kept secret in South Florida was finally confirmed Wednesday when international soccer superstar David Beckham announced he is going to locate his new expansion Major League Soccer team in the Magic City.
Major League Soccer in Miami is one step closer to becoming reality. David Beckham is coming back to South Florida for what’s sure to be a star-studded affair amid plans to bring his pro-soccer team to Miami.
Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez wants the county’s police department to turn over investigations of its police-involved shootings to the state. Gimenez wrote last week in a memo to Miami Dade County Police Director J.D. Patterson that he also wants the state to investigate deaths of people in police custody.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez vetoed a decision by county commissioners to restore most workers’ pay Saturday.
International soccer superstar David Beckham is considering Marlins Park and FIU’s football stadium as two possible temporary homes for a new MLS soccer team while a new stadium is being built.
Reforms in the county’s ordinances governing for-hire transportation, like taxi cabs and limousines, is being taken up by the Miami-Dade Commission.
Nearly a dozen Miami-Dade library workers protested looming layoffs Sunday.
Calls for action and change are echoing across the South Florida community as the Miami-Dade Jail and the Department of Corrections comes under scrutiny and the spotlight.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez defended himself Wednesday against allegations from the president of the county’s Police Benevolent Association that he in some way delayed the investigation into electoral fraud by limiting the size of the police department’s public corruption unit.