Facing South Florida

Facing South Florida: ‘The Kings Of Miami’Filmmaker Billy Corben discussed his new six-part documentary for Netflix called “Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami.”
Facing South Florida: Cuba’s Unrest ContinuesRosa Maria Paya, a Cuban activist, spoke with Jim DeFede about what is taking place on the island.
Facing South Florida: School Masks MandatesJim DeFede spoke with Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho.
Facing South Florida: COVID Concerns in South FloridaJim DeFede devoted the entire half hour to rising COVID concern here over the rapidly spreading delta variant.
Facing South Florida: Cracking Down On Gun ViolenceJim DeFede says in the days before the Cuba crisis and the Surfside building collapse, a big story making headlines in South Florida was the wave of mass shootings and deadly gun violence.
Facing South Florida: Anti-Riot LawJim DeFede says the protests on the Palmetto Expressway and other highways this past week left many people wondering what happened to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ bill to prevent these types of protests from taking place.
Facing South Florida: Cuba’s Fight For FreedomJim DeFede focuses on the week’s events in South Florida, and in Cuba, in the Cuban’s people fight for freedom.
Facing South Florida: Haitian President AssassinationHaitian Ambassador to the U.S. Bocchit Edmond spoke to Jim DeFede about the assassination, the investigation into it, and the current situation in Haiti.
Facing South Florida: Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava On Surfside CollapseJim DeFede got an up-close and personal extended one-on-one interview with Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Rep. Debbie Wasserman SchultzJim DeFede and the congresswoman delved into a number of topics, including the Supreme Court ruling this week that keeps the Affordable Care Act as is.
Facing South Florida: Spanish Language Media in South FloridaIn her interview with DeFede, Radio Mambi host Ninoska Perez claimed liberal groups were trying to silence or censor her.
Facing South Florida: Spanish Language Media In South FloridaThe focus this time around was a report that had been looking into the rise of misinformation and disinformation in Spanish language media.
Facing South Florida: Gun ViolenceThis follow up pivoted to a conversation with three community activists.
Facing South Florida: Gun Violence In South FloridaJim DeFede devoted the entire half-hour to explore the recent uptick in gun violence across Miami-Dade, specifically the mass shooting at a banquet hall in northwest Miami-Dade. 
Facing South Florida: Spanish Language Media In South FloridaJim DeFede devoted the entire half-hour of Sunday’s “Facing South Florida” to explore the rise of misinformation and disinformation in Spanish language media locally, especially when it comes to Spanish language radio.

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Facing South Florida: ‘The Kings Of Miami’Filmmaker Billy Corben discussed his new six-part documentary for Netflix.
Facing South Florida: Cuba’s Unrest ContinuesRosa Maria Paya, a Cuban activist, spoke with Jim DeFede about what is taking place on the island.
Facing South Florida: School Masks MandatesJim DeFede spoke with Miami-Dade School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho.
Facing South Florida: COVID Concerns in South Florida, Part 2Jim DeFede zeroed in on the fallout already being seen and felt in local hospitals and the stress issues being faced by our healthcare workers on the front lines.
Facing South Florida: COVID Concerns in South Florida, Part 1Jim DeFede devoted the entire half hour to rising COVID concern here over the rapidly spreading delta variant.
Facing South Florida: Combating Gun ViolenceJim DeFede spoke with Miami-Dade Police Director Freddy Ramirez and Miami-Dade Chief Community Services Officer Morris Copeland about a the plan to crackdown on gun violence with Operation Summer heat , as well as the program to give summer jobs to hundreds of at-risk young people.
Facing South Florida: Florida's Anti-Riot LawThe protests on the Palmetto Expressway and other highways this past week left many people wondering what happened to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ bill to prevent these types of protests from taking place.
Facing South Florida: Cuba’s Fight For FreedomJim DeFede spoke with Republican State Representative Daniel Perez about the Cuban people's fight for freedom.
Facing South Florida: Haitian President AssassinationJim DeFede goes on-one-one with the Haitian Ambassador to the U.S. Bocchit Edmond to talk about the assassination, the investigation into it, the current situation in Haiti, and a look ahead, including what role our country may or not play in Haiti’s upcoming elections.
Facing South Florida: Surfside Building CollapseJim DeFede took Facing on location to the site of the Surfside tragedy.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Rep. Debbie Wasserman SchultzJim DeFede and the congresswoman delve into a number of topics, including the Supreme Court ruling this week that keeps the Affordable Care Act as is.
Facing South Florida: Spanish Language Media in South FloridaJim DeFede spoke with Ninoska Perez, host of Radio Mambi, about the the rise of misinformation and disinformation in Spanish language media here in South Florida.
Facing South Florida: Spanish Language Media In South FloridaJim DeFede followed up his special half hour from a few weeks ago on the rise of misinformation and disinformation in Spanish language media here in South Florida, especially when it comes to Spanish language radio.
Facing South Florida: Gun ViolenceJim DeFede followed up last week’s special half hour on the spike in gun violence in South Florida and what’s being done about it.
Facing South Florida: Gun Violence In South Florida, Part 2Jim DeFede continued the conversation on gun violence with Jason Pizzo, Ruban Roberts and Hilton Napoleon II.