Mario Alejandro Ariza covers federal courts for the South Florida Sun Sentinel. He is a Dominican immigrant to the United States, and the of Disposable City: Miami’s future on the Shores of Climate Catastrophe, forthcoming from Bold Type Books in summer 2020.
- Ana Maria Martinez is suing Netflix for defamation over her portrayal in the 2019 film "Wasp Network." The film dramatizes efforts by the Castro regime during the 1990s to infiltrate and spy on Cuban exile political groups in Miami.
- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ controversial communications director has resigned. Fred Piccolo made national headlines after a highly criticized tweet about COVID victims. The next day, he deleted his personal Twitter account.