Miami Dade College to Help Displaced College Students from Puerto Rico

Miami, Sept. 27, 2017 –  Miami Dade College (MDC) will help displaced college students from Puerto Rico by offering them in-state tuition.  After the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, access to in-state tuition will ease the burden for Puerto Rican families during their recovery.  In addition, other services for displaced hurricanes victims will be announced soon.   For more information about assistance to students from Puerto Rico, please...

City of Coral Gables issues citation to FPL for failure to provide full restoration of power

The City of Coral Gables issued on September 18 a citation and citation addendum to Florida Power & Light (FPL), after it sent a cease and desist letter to FPL on September 15, 2017. Although FPL has complied with the order to remove power lines from fallen trees blocking streets, FPL has not complied with the remainder of the...

Veritext and The American Red Cross unite for donations to Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Fund

Over the last week, we have all become aware of Hurricane Harvey’s severe impact on the people of Texas and Louisiana and the reality that the many people in the region will continue to need assistance for a long period of time. The American Red Cross is already on the ground there and working around the clock to provide safe...

SALAD Calls on the Trump Administration and Congress to Maintain DACA

The Spanish American League Against Discrimination (SALAD) Calls on the Trump Administration and Congress to Maintain the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program. MIAMI – September 1, 2017 – The Spanish American League Against Discrimination (SALAD) calls on Congress to maintain the DACA program in jeopardy of being dismantled by the current administration. The DACA program allows undocumented youth who...

Giralda Plaza in Coral Gables – The Vision Comes to Life

Join us in celebration of the official opening of Giralda Plaza on Friday, September 15, 7 p.m. The City of Coral Gables is proud to unveil a reimagined avenue that captures the warmth and charm of a European piazza featuring al fresco dining, seasonal entertainment, and the unique élan of a pedestrian-only destination. Giralda Avenue, known as “Restaurant Row,” is...