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Conexion Miami

Conexion Miami / Cuban drug against cancer interests Tampa researchers

Conexion Miami / Cuban drug against cancer interests Tampa researchers

This week Conexion Miami explores another Jeb Bush conflict of interest and also brings you news from Tampa and the advances being made with a new Cuban drug called CimaVax. There’s also news on Hillary, marijuana and online gambling.

Conexion Miami / Florida, oil and its ecosystems

Conexion Miami / Florida, oil and its ecosystems

Bob Menendez, the Miami-Dade mayor’s race, HIV on the rise in Florida, Charlie Crist on the comeback trail, Rep. David Jolly and charter schools are all discussed in this week’s Conexion.

Conexión Miami / Santos, the conversationalist

Conexión Miami / Santos, the conversationalist

President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia talked with some in Miami’s Colombian community. He conversed for political reasons, of course.

Conexión Miami / Apropos the fireworks

Conexión Miami / Apropos the fireworks

For the time being, one might say that gay marriage and Miami have had a spat. Although Miami-Dade Judge Sarah Zabel has condescended to hear arguments from six homosexual couples.

Asking for votes, but no longer in the nude

Asking for votes, but no longer in the nude

Why is one person’s morality less important than someone else’s? asks former porno actor David Mech, who’s looking for a seat in the Palm Beach School Board. This and much more in this week’s Conexión Miami. For example, the case of Tony Ávila and Miami’s well-known intransigence.

Miami’s Tower of Babel

Miami’s Tower of Babel

Remember Babel? “Let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven […] And the Lord said, […] let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech.”

Lulu and the Dog from the Sea

Lulu and the Dog from the Sea

Children will get only 24 copies of the book with the adventures of this wonderful and educational girl Lulu. Does that seem to you like too many copies? It’s 24 for the entire library system, which has 49 libraries.

Cuban-Americans and U.S. elections

Cuban-Americans and U.S. elections

According to the 2010 Census, Hispanics (50.5 million) constitute 16 percent of the population of the United States. Cubans (1.78 million) are in third place, but most of them reside in Florida (1.21 million).

Rainwater and solar panels

Rainwater and solar panels

A Florida woman has learned to harness energy and collect her own water. But the city wants her to pay for power and water – they provide! There’s more on David Rivera and fugitive Ana. And also a little ‘ditty’ on El Nuevo Herald.

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