Miami Herald : International (25)

The Oppenheimer Report: Trump, a Latin American caudillo?

While nationalist-populist politicians thrive in the U.S. and Europe, they are losing support in Latin AmericaLike Latin America's populist leaders, Donald Trump blames foreigners and free trade for his country's problemsTrump's campaign sounds very much like that of Latin American demagogues: it's ...

Fred Grimm: Billionaire sex offender from Palm Beach enjoys a special kind of justice

Prosecutors meted out a special kind of justice for Jeffrey Epstein, larded with fawning obsequiousness, secret dealings and an astoundingly lenient sentence. After all, billionaires — even billionaire sex abusers … Click to Continue

Fabiola Santiago: Nude Trump portrait drags campaign, presidency farther down the gutter

Political chicanery gone viral — or art?Trump deserves scorn for misogyny, racism, bullyingBut we're taking down the office of presidency with the campaign … Click to Continue

Police: Two masked robbers stole a BrandsMart USA truck in Northwest Miami-Dade after robbing the delivery men

Robbers stole the truck with a tag number EABL97One man brandished a firearm before the robbers stole money and cell phones from six people … Click to Continue

Police hope pictures of 'distinctive sweater' leads to man who robbed a customer in lot at Hollywood McDonald's

Robbery happened Jan. 31 at McDonald's, 2690 Stirling Rd., HollywoodThe hooded-sweater is black and white and has a bandana print … Click to Continue

Biscayne Park man killed after being hit by truck in Port Everglades

Alden Waugh, 75, walked into the path of a truck after finishing his shift … Click to Continue

South Florida will see dry, warmer weather for the holiday weekend

Temperatures dropped to the 40s on Thursday morningBy Friday afternoon, the temperature is expected to climb to the low-70s … Click to Continue

Weather alert: After burst of cold, a warmer trend heading into weekend

South Florida is feeling the 40s early Thursday. And the afternoon high won't be much warmer than 65. It's a cold start for us,' said CBS4 meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez. And … Click to Continue

Fred Grimm: Chintzy Florida losing its movie industry

Movie productions set in Florida have been lured to states with film industry tax incentivesTax breaks persuade Ben Affleck to recreate Ybor City in Brunswick, GeorgiaDe Niro film about spring break in Daytona Beach was made, instead, on a beach in Georgia … Click to Continue

The Oppenheimer Report: Trump's $8 billion wall hoax

At long last, Donald Trump has disclosed how much it would cost to build his proposed wall with MexicoContrary to Trump's assertions, the number of undocumented migrants in the United States has fallenA wall would not stop about 40 percent of undocumented migrants who fly into the United States and ...

Cops: Florida man found hooked to crab trap dropped into water from boat after heart attack and then drowned

A dead man found hooked to a crab trap by a fishermen looking for snagged crustaceans had a heart attack, fell off his boat and became entangled in the device. … Click to Continue

Miami woman who disappeared after leaving work found safe

A Florida International University college student who vanished Monday after leaving work has been found safe. Karen Wright, 21, left her job at 4 p.m. Monday, leaving her car, her … Click to Continue

Judge warns Florida man who tossed gator into Wendy's drive-through

A Jupiter man is out on bail after an only-could-happen-in-Florida arrest made him the subject of viral attention Monday and Tuesday: throwing an alligator through a Wendy's drive-through window. Joshua … Click to Continue

Fabiola Santiago: Miami is for you, Yulieski, let's play ball!

Cuban prince of baseball, brother defect in Santo DomingoThey foil Cuban government deal-making with Major LeaguesCase speaks volumes of what Cubans think of U.S.-Cuba relations … Click to Continue

Police: Man charged with indecent exposure after flashing women in Dadeland's parking lot

Jose Antonio Gort, 26, faces three counts of indecent exposure … Click to Continue

Cops: Florida woman found naked and violent after downing rum while caring for child

A 24-year-old Florida woman swigging Captain Morgan's Rum before passing out naked on the floor faces neglect charges because a young child was under her care. Whitney Kilcrease's father came … Click to Continue

After a hazmat scare, Memorial Hospital Miramar's ER reopens

A patient exposed to an unknown substance'' caused the hospital to shutter its ER Monday night. Patients were being taken to Memorial Hospital West. … Click to Continue

Burger, fries and a live gator? Florida customer tosses 3-foot reptile through drive-through

Gator isn't on the menu. But a live one was inside a South Florida fast-food restaurant after a man tossed a three-foot reptile through a Wendy's drive-through window. Joshua James, … Click to Continue

Cops: Drunken Florida woman punched girl and ripped oxygen from husband

A drunken 38-year-old Florida woman ripped an oxygen tube from her senior-citizen husband who was defending a 7-year-old child, according to reports. Kelly Billings of Deltona was charged with battery … Click to Continue

Memorial Hospital Miramar's ER reopens

A patient exposed to an unknown substance'' caused the hospital to shutter its ER Monday night. Patients were being taken to Memorial Hospital West. … Click to Continue

Reports: Missing 10-month-old from Fort Lauderdale found safe in abandoned car

The child's mother reported that her car was stolen with her daughter insidePolice found an abandoned dark green Chevrolet Cruze with baby inside on Monday night … Click to Continue

Cops: Drunken Florida woman punched girl and ripped oxygen from husband

A drunken 38-year-old Florida woman ripped an oxygen tube from her senior-citizen husband who was defending a 7-year-old child from hjer wrath, according to reports. Kelly Billings of Deltona was … Click to Continue

Andres Oppenheimer: Obama's TPP may reshape world trade

The United States and 11 Pacific Rim countries have signed the world's biggest trade and investment agreementPresident Obama did not attend the signing to prevent it from becoming a key issue in a U.S. election yearThe TPP will increase Latin America's virtual partition between export-oriented ...

South Florida cooling down for Super Bowl Sunday

Bring out the boots, scarves and sweatersCold air coming through … Click to Continue

Fabiola Santiago: What do you call a Donald sandwiched between two Cuban guys?

Iowans vote for an only-in-America Republican line-upAfter months of insulting Latinos, karma catches up to TrumpSandwiched by Cruz & Rubio. Could be the work of Changó! … Click to Continue