Miami Herald : International (11)

Who needs Jesus when we have Marco Rubio?

The Republican Savior is backAbsentee senator wants to save us from sensible gun controlLittle Marco’s work ethic gives Cuban Americans a bad name … Click to Continue

Colombia's peace deal has been oversold

Colombia’s preliminary peace deal with the FARC guerrillas is good news, but it has been vastly oversoldPeace negotiations have turned Colombia into a one-issue country, with education and innovation neglectedColombia needs to focus more attention on reducing its dependence on commodity ...

Who needs Jesus when we have Marco Rubio?

The Republican Savior is backAbsentee senator wants to save us from sensible gun controlLittle Marco’s work ethic gives Cuban-Americans a bad name … Click to Continue

Peru's president-elect demands freedoms in Venezuela

Peru’s president elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, better known as PPK, says he’ll keep demanding democratic freedoms in VenezuelaIn a post-election interview, he said Venezuela should free political prisoners and allow its congress to pass lawsIf he is allowed to govern by his ...

Man attempts fraud at bank, then injures officer during getaway

The incident happened at a TD Bank branch, 16200 NW 57th Ave. in Miami LakesPolice say the bank called 911 to report a fraudulent transactionAn officer was injured when he tried to stop the man from fleeing in his car … Click to Continue

Mom tells cop: She left son in car while she shopped because 'he just fell asleep'

Jennifer Suarez Sandoval was arrested and charged with child neglectShe told police she only left him for a few minutes to run into a storeThe child was not injured … Click to Continue

Will 49 dead be enough for GOP to keep terrorists from buying guns?

After largest shooting, thoughts and prayers not enoughClosing background-check loopholes and other Democratic proposals turned downNegotiated bipartisan bill is only hope in one important area … Click to Continue

Groomer charged with animal cruelty after 3 dogs die in his care

Police say Charliston Seixas, the owner of The Pet Club in Miramar, left three dogs in his van in MarchHe turned himself in to jail Tuesday and was being held on a $3,000 bond. … Click to Continue

Gunslinging politician memorializes Orlando massacre with assault-rifle giveaway

Exactly one week after Orlando mass murder, congressional candidate Greg Evers announces an AR-15 give-away to some lucky FloridianEvers campaign announced July 4 drawing for a custom-made assault rifle engraved with the Second AmendmentVariations of the AR-15 military-style rifle were used to ...

Road work causes closures on the Palmetto Expressway

Southbound Palmetto Expressway lanes will be closed at Northwest 25th Street from 11 p.m. Monday until 5 a.m. TuesdayNorthbound Palmetto Expressway lanes will be closed at Northwest 25th Street from 11 p.m. Tuesday until 5 a.m. Wednesday … Click to Continue

Orlando massacre lays to rest NRA's 'good man with gun' defense

Police chief acknowledges chance that innocent victims may have been caught in crossfire at PulseFriendly fire casualties are an unhappy possibility during the chaos and confusionInadvertent shootings by trained police marksmen belie the NRA spiel that armed civilian vigilantes will make us safe ...