Miami Herald : International (20)

The world may not melt, despite Trump's insane decision on climate change

When I interviewed United Nations General Assembly President Peter Thomson and asked him about President Trump's recent decision to withdraw from the 195-country Paris climate change agreement, I thought he … Click to Continue

Metrorail woes run deeper than filth. Union says it's 'a threat to public safety.'

And here I thought I was only getting a ride in a filthy Metrorail train. But the hygiene issue is only a symptom of a larger and more troublesome pattern … Click to Continue

Neo-Confederates bring their revised version of history to Hollywood

Latter-day Confederates were at it again this week, descending on Hollywood City Hall, come to argue their sanitized version of the Civil War. You know … the version that downgrades … Click to Continue

1 injured when Miami Fire Rescue truck driving with lights and sirens collides with car

A Miami Fire Rescue Truck on its way to an emergency call with lights and sirens blaring collided with a Toyota Corolla when it turned into their path,' according to … Click to Continue

Caribbean countries should be ashamed of supporting Venezuela at OAS meeting

Here's the million-dollar question about the failure at this week's Organization of American States' meeting to strongly condemn Venezuela's autocratic regime: How could a few tiny Caribbean islands defeat a … Click to Continue

Police: Man tried to hit officers with car, starting chase that ended in fiery crash.

Miami-Dade police Wednesday described what led to a predawn fiery wreck on Sunday involving a police car, two SUVs and an alleged unlicensed driver with a criminal court history over … Click to Continue

Suspect in 19-year-old football player's murder says he planned to steal marijuana

Miami-Dade police say they arrested a 22-year-old man who gunned down a 19-year-old man last week in what the suspect says was a robbery-turned-murder. The loot 22-year-old Ed Lamarre told … Click to Continue

There's no excuse for filthy Metrorail trains

I'm a fan of public transportation. I ride subways, buses and trains abroad and in major U.S. cities without much trepidation. But when it comes to Miami-Dade County, I brace … Click to Continue

Drivers identified in fiery wreck involving a police car on a chase and 2 SUVS

Miami-Dade police on Tuesday identified the drivers involved in a fiery wreck between a police car on a chase and two SUVs over the weekend in Miami Gardens. Ebony Nesbitt, … Click to Continue

Teen trying to sell video games through Craigslist killed. A 22-year-old is behind bars.

A 22-year-old man was behind bars Tuesday night after police say he gunned down a 19-year-old earlier this month. Ed Lamarre, 22, was being held at Miami-Dade's Turner Guilford Knight … Click to Continue

Armed robbery leads to chase, crash and a bite by a police dog

An armed robbery at a Hialeah pawn shop Tuesday led to a police chase, a crash and one of three robbers being bitten by a police dog. According to police, … Click to Continue

Video shows 2 men donning masks before robbing a CVS. BSO hopes it will help nab them.

Two men wearing matching ski masks walked into a Pompano Beach CVS Pharmacy with a plan to rob it, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office. One of the men pointed … Click to Continue

Trump's policy changes will give new ammunition to Cuba's dictatorship

President Trump is right in that the Obama administration's opening to Cuba failed to produce any human rights or democratic changes on the island, but I'm afraid that Trump's announcement … Click to Continue

After Miami visit, Tillerson should stop being the 'invisible man' in Latin America

Hurrah! U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has come to Miami to meet with Central American and Mexican authorities in a rare moment of Trump administration attention to Latin America. … Click to Continue

Arbitration allows shabby cops to escape real world consequences

Imagine if it were you, demanding your old job back. Imagine your chances at reinstatement after getting fired for, say, beating up your girlfriend or hiding drugs in your car … Click to Continue

President Trump's ballyhooed Cuba travel policy is topsy-turvy

My first reaction to President Donald Trump's ballyhooed Cuba policy was to message my millennial American daughter to let her know that she can go ahead with her plans to … Click to Continue

Once again, too much poop shuts down South Florida beach

People planning to spend the weekend in the waters off Sunny Isles Beach may have to come up with other plans. The Florida Department of Health shut down a two-block … Click to Continue

They're strong, hairy and quite a catch. Zoo Miami debuts new bachelor gorilla brothers.

Weighing in at a whopping 425 pounds, Shango, 28, is tall and powerful with a long face, small eyes and deep brow. His younger brother Barney, 23, is slightly shorter, … Click to Continue

First they broke into cars. Then they used stolen credit cards, police say

Burglars broke into cars in Hollywood earlier this month and then tried to use stolen credit cards at a nearby Target, police said. Cameras in the store captured images of … Click to Continue

Trump's policy changes will give new ammunition to Cuba's dictatorship

President Trump is right in that the Obama administration's opening to Cuba has failed to produce any human rights or democratic changes on the island, but I'm afraid that Trump's … Click to Continue