A former Venezuelan general extradited to the United States under an indictment against 15 current and ex-members of the Maduro regime that leads the oil-rich country faces additional possible federal prosecution, lawyers revealed Wednesday during a court hearing.
A Miami Herald analysis of PPP loan data revealed thousands of dollars went to Florida businesses that appear to be tied to owners currently facing criminal charges or convicted of fraud or other financial crimes in the past five years, either of which would make them ineligible for receiving loans in the program. The loans flagged in the analysis collectively amounted to nearly $7.4 million in questionable PPP loans.
In an exclusive interview from a Colombian prison, Yacsy Álvarez claimed that President Iván Duque knew of the plot to topple Maduro and that she had briefed the FBI and Colombian intelligence.
Coronavirus cases are surging again in elder-care facilities nearly three months after the administration of Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an emergency order easing restrictions on visitations to nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
Thanksgiving week, a time of togetherness with family and sometimes friends for most Americans, is going to be difficult for everyone this year because of the pandemic. Prisons are no exception. Already difficult for inmates and their loved ones, this year it is even more so due to COVID-19 restrictions, even as many Americans plan to travel to visit families despite the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urging people not to do so.
In an exclusive interview, the man involved in Gideon broke his silence to detail events that led to the capture of 47 Venezuelans and two Americans, and the execution of six Gideon participants.
From foreign policy to law and order, healthcare to the economy, abortion access to minority rights — their reasons are varied and differences in opinions many, but across party lines Florida has seen a surge in the number of women contributing to candidates this election cycle.
Families of the two captured Texans involved in a failed coup to oust Maduro are worried about how they are doing.
After a Bay of Pigs-type coup to oust Maduro failed, the US govt denied involvement. But the man at the center of the coup alleges that plotters met at Trump properties in DC and Doral and two administration officials knew of plan. The held clandestine meetings in the back of limousines while rolling through Miami, in a restaurant a block away from the White House and even at dusk on the 12th fairway of the Red Course of Trump Doral.
Deterring Democracy: How the Trump campaign used big data to deter Miami-Dade’s Black communities from voting
The Trump 2016 campaign and its allies used big data to target Black communities along Miami-Dade County’s historically disenfranchised Interstate 95 corridor. There, residents became some of the 12.3 million unwitting subjects of a groundbreaking nationwide experiment: A computer algorithm that analyzed huge sums of potential voters’ personal data decided they could be manipulated into not voting.
They called it “deterrence.”
FinCEN Files: How a Coral Gables lawyer and an ex-Miami cop became cogs in massive alleged Ponzi scheme
Leaked Treasury Department documents tell how a Miami cop-turned-drug dealer and a Coral Gables lawyer became cogs in a $1 billion cryptocurrency operation suspected of ripping off people all over the globe.
FinCEN Files: Why did Fla. woman’s account wire $97K to a Syrian later tied to chemical weapons program?
Leaked bank records trace a trail of money between bank accounts tied to a Palm Beach Realtor and an ally of Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad.
FinCEN Files: Money laundering fuels ‘rampant criminality,’ senator says. Will lawmakers do something?
Two senators, including Florida Republican Marco Rubio, have drawn up legislation that could lead to clamping down on money laundering. A similar measure has passed the House. Still, work remains.
A Venezuelan businessman imports Kentucky horses and is tied to Florida properties. Shell companies and offshore bank accounts have helped him get rich in Venezuela, spend big in US.
What happened at Fair Havens seemed sudden and shocking to family members on the outside. But confidential data viewed by the Miami Herald, May inspection reports and interviews with several staffers shed considerable light on the events that took place behind the facility’s closed doors, leading it to have the second-highest virus death toll in Florida.