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Brazilian investors buy Miami real estate. Haitian earthquake survivors attend South Florida schools. It's clear what happens in Latin America and the Caribbean has a profound effect on South Florida.

WLRN's coverage of the region is headed by Americas editor Tim Padgett, a 23-year veteran of TIME and Newsweek magazines.

He joins a team of reporters and editors at the Miami Herald, El Nuevo Herald and NPR to cover a region whose cultural wealth, environmental complexity, vast agricultural output and massive oil reserves offer no shortage of important and fascinating stories to tell.

Soccer Helped The World Forget Latin America's Dysfunction. Is It Now A Reminder?

By Tim Padgett - 5 hours ago

Silvia Izquierdo / AP

COMMENTARY

Right now The Beautiful Game doesn't look so pretty on this side of the pond.

When Belgium knocked Brazil out of the World Cup in Russia last Friday, it meant no team from the Western Hemisphere would make it to the tournament's semi-finals for the first time since 2006. Soccer pundits immediately began waxing about the seemingly waning role of the Americas on the global futbol stage.

Miami-Dade School Board Member: Immigrants' Fear Of Deportation Could Lead To Inaccurate Census

By Jessica Bakeman - Jul 9, 2018

NALEO Education Fund

The last time the federal government asked about citizenship status on the U.S. census was 1950. Now federal officials plan to do it again in 2020.

Venezuelan Migrants Look Beyond Colombia For Refuge

By Alexander Gonzalez - Jul 3, 2018

Associated Press

About two million Venezuelans are fleeing the economic and political crisis in their country and seeking refuge in neighboring countries, including Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

Latin American Presidential Library Center Looks Set For...Fort Lauderdale?

By Tim Padgett - Jul 2, 2018

Gilda Cespedes

The burn scars on Jaime Paz Zamora's face and body are the most vivid reminders of why many consider him a hero of Latin American democracy.

In 1980, Paz was a vice presidential candidate in Bolivia, campaigning in an election meant to restore democratic rule after decades of military dictatorship.

One day, the small plane carrying Paz and his staff crashed after takeoff. Everyone on board was killed -- except Paz. Authorities later called it an assassination attempt by military leaders.

Mexico's PRI Should Do More Than Lose On Sunday. It Should Leave.

By Tim Padgett - Jun 27, 2018

Marco Ugarte / AP via Miami Herald

COMMENTARY

Latin American governments often get a boost from the success of their national soccer teams. But Mexico's emocionante advance at the World Cup on Wednesday probably can't save the country's ruling party from humiliating defeat in Sunday's presidential election.

Even If Housing Aid Ends This Week, Puerto Rican Evacuees Say They Won't Go Back

By Tim Padgett - Jun 25, 2018

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Ariana Colon's 1-year-old son Sebastian shows off his first word -- "Mama" -- as she speaks with me over the phone from the hotel room in Kissimmee, Florida, where they've been living this year.

Along with Sebastian's father, they arrived there shortly after Hurricane Maria devastated their home island, the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, last September.

The family has benefited from a federal program for disaster victims called Transitional Sheltering Assistance. It pays their hotel tab while they find gainful employment and permanent housing.

But meeting landlord conditions for that housing has proven as difficult for Puerto Ricans like Colon as it so often does for longtime Florida residents.

Nicaraguan Protesters Spur Miami, Washington In Drive To Oust Ortega

By Claire Thornton - Jun 18, 2018

Tim Padgett / WLRN.org

Broward To Be Site Of A Presidential Library. Guess Who It Honors.

By Larry Barszewski - Jun 15, 2018

Larry Barszewski / Sun Sentinel

Palm Beach has Donald Trump's Mar-A-Lago and John F. Kennedy's former estate. Miami-Dade County is home to Richard Nixon's Key Biscayne compound.

But it's Broward County that's looking to land South Florida's first presidential library. It just won't be for a U.S. president.

Instead, it will house the work of leaders from countries in Latin America and the Caribbean who have promoted democracy. Don't expect it to feature dictators like former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega or others who used their office to enrich themselves.

Rubio's Hypocrisy On Trump, North Korea -- Call It Rubiocrisy -- Is Bad For Latin America

By Tim Padgett - Jun 13, 2018

Ramon Espinosa; Evan Vucci / AP via Miami Herald

COMMENTARY

Intellectual honesty is rarely a politician's strong suit. But Florida Senator Marco Rubio showed us just how epic his hypocrisy is when he didn't denounce President Trump's bromance this week with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. So epic it can only be explained by a line from another epic, "Lawrence of Arabia."

To wit: There's a big difference between a politician who merely hides the truth and a politician who's forgotten where he put it.

Young, Escaped Venezuelan Opposition Leader: 'We Have To Organize The Diaspora'

By Tim Padgett - Jun 11, 2018

Ariana Cubillos / AP

Last month Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro won another six year term in an election widely considered fraudulent. He tightened his authoritarian socialist regime's hold on Venezuela, which has the largest oil reserves on the globe but is suffering the world's worst economic collapse today. As a result, Venezuela experts say the opposition to Maduro desperately needs new leadership.

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prohibitionist hits:2 government drug warrior (prohibition_agency) hits:0 propaganda (drugwar_propaganda) hits:18 legalization hits:0 drug_reformer hits:0 reform_referenda hits:0 cannabis hits:0 stimulant hits:0 narcotic hits:0 hallucinogen hits:0
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    reform_referenda     cannabis     stimulant     narcotic     hallucinogen
                        
                        


incarceration/prison mentioned? NO - the issue of prison or incarceration was NOT mentioned in this article .

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explicit prohibition propaganda (explicit_propaganda) hits:0 hated group (propaganda_theme1) hits:1 madness, violence, illness (propaganda_theme2) hits:4 survival of society (propaganda_theme3) hits:12 gateway, use is abuse (propaganda_theme4) hits:1 children (propaganda_theme5) hits:0 demonize, war, epidemic (propaganda_theme6) hits:0 total prohibition (propaganda_theme7) hits:0 dissent opposed (propaganda_theme8) hits:0
EXP - explicit prohibition propaganda (explicit_propaganda) GRP - hated group (propaganda_theme1) MAD - madness, violence, illness (propaganda_theme2)
SOC - survival of society (propaganda_theme3) USE - gateway, use is abuse (propaganda_theme4) KID - children (propaganda_theme5)
WAR - demonize, war, epidemic (propaganda_theme6) TOT - total prohibition (propaganda_theme7) DIS - dissent opposed (propaganda_theme8)



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 drug of abuse implied / mentioned

drug related 80%
[news] [concept]

prohibitionist  
drugwar_propaganda : a drug war propaganda event, campaign release, slogan, or themepropaganda

drugwar propaganda 90%
[news] [concept]

propaganda theme1 propaganda theme2 propaganda theme3 propaganda theme4 Why Are Americans So Easy to Manipulate? (Bruce E Levine, 2012)
Classic Modern Drug Propaganda
Themes in Chemical Prohibition
Drug War Propaganda (kindle edition)
propaganda_theme1 : drug war propaganda theme: hated groupshated group

propaganda theme1 50%
[news] [concept]

"Immigrants"1Hated Groups (propaganda theme 1)
drugwarfacts.org/druguse.htm
drugwarfacts.org/racepris.htm
America's Racist Drug laws
narcoterror.org/
Labeling theory
Transfer (propaganda)
propaganda_theme2 : drug war propaganda theme: madness, violence, illness caused by drugsmadness, violence, illness

propaganda theme2 90%
[news] [concept]

"disaster" "assassination" "suffering" "Fear"4Madness Crime Violence Illness (propaganda theme 2)
drugwarfacts.org/crime.htm
drugwarfacts.org/causes.htm
Distortion 18: Cannabis and Mental Illness
No, marijuana use doesn't lower your IQ (10/2014)
propaganda_theme3 : drug war propaganda theme: survival of societysurvival of society

propaganda theme3 65%
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"democracy" "America" "Americas" "American" "the country"12Survival of Society (propaganda theme 3)
The "Nation" as a Device To Create a Psychological Crowd
 gateway

gateway 55%
[news] [concept]

"Lead To"1Use is Abuse, Gateway (propaganda theme 4)
drugwarfacts.org/gatewayt.htm
Distortion 7: Gateway
propaganda_theme4 : drug war propaganda theme: all use is abuse, gatewaygateway, use is abuse

propaganda theme4 55%
[news] [concept]

gateway Use is Abuse, Gateway (propaganda theme 4)
 moral imperative
[news] [concept]
"We Have To"1Majestic plural
Nosism
Moral imperative
Categorical imperative
 prohibitionist 80%
[news] [concept]
historical prohib Prohibition
Prohibitionism
Cognitive liberty
Lobbyists Getting Rich Off Drug War (2012)
Calvina Fay halts interview, 8/2013
 oft-mentioned government prohibitionist

govt prohib other
[news] [concept]

"Marco Rubio"1A Drug War Carol, page 18
 infamous prohibitionist (historical)

historical prohib 80%
[news] [concept]

"Richard Nixon" "Nixon"2Women's Christian Temperance Union
prohibitionists.org
Hamilton Wright, prohibitionist
billysunday.org/sermons/booze.php3
 school
[news] [concept]
"schools" "School"2ssdp.org/
 aggrandizing government

aggrandizement
[news] [concept]

"officials" "experts" "Authorities"3Statism: the Most Dangerous Religion (2014 video)
What is Statism?
Conservapedia: Statism
Wikipedia: Statolatry
lewrockwell.com/2014/07/thomas-d...
Bought Priesthood
Worship of the U. S. Government (2011)
Bureaucratic Thrust
Tyranny of Experts
The Threat of Authority (2012)
The Media As Enablers of Government Lies
The Statist Mindset (Jacob Hornberger, 2011)
Thinking Critically about Experts and Authority
'Scientific' evidence for FDA-approved drugs isn't so scientific, it turns out (2014)
The Intellectual Gravy Train (2015)
 mainstream (controlled) media

msm
[news] [concept]

mockingbird Mainstream Media
whowhatwhy.org/2014/04/09/media-...
archive.lewrockwell.com/orig14/a...
Michael Levine, Mainstream Media: The Drug War Shills
beforeitsnews.com/alternative/20...
Mainstream Media: The Most Significant Threat To Freedom
msm.rt.com/
sputniknews.com/europe/20160225/...
 Mockingbird / Wurlitzer; US intel-controlled media

mockingbird
[news] [concept]

"Newsweek magazines" "Miami Herald" assoc press4Operation Mockingbird - Mighty Wurlitzer
carlbernstein.com/magazine cia a...
US Media Conceals News (2013)
Two of the Largest American Newspapers Opine in Favor of Allowing States to Legalize Marijuana (2012)
reuters.com/article/2014/07/27/u...
https://web.archive.org/web/2013...
Propaganda 101: Operation Mockingbird Continues (2015)
 assoc press
[news] [concept]
"Associated Press" "AP"5carlbernstein.com/magazine cia a...
Associated Press (AP) - Mockingbird / Wurlitzer

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    assoc_press concept - AP - Associated Press - long linked with "Mighty Wurlitzer" intel ops like, "Operation Mockingbird"
    mockingbird concept - documented US intel controlled media: newspapers, tv, radio - various press associated with known intel ops such as, "Operation Mockingbird", "Mighty Wurlitzer", etc.
    msm concept - mainstream media - corporate, government controlled press: newspaper, tv, radio, websites; press associated with known intel ops such as, "Operation Mockingbird", "Mighty Wurlitzer", Tavistock Institute, etc.
    aggrandizement concept - terms of aggrandizement (of government)
    school concept
    historical_prohib concept - infamous prohibitionist from history
    govt_prohib_other concept - prohibitionist who gets (or has gotten in the past) a government paycheck or money to bolster prohibition, but mentioned in many non-drug-related articles, too
    prohibitionist concept - infamous prohibitionist
    moral_imperative concept
    propaganda_theme4 concept - drug war propaganda theme: all use is abuse, gateway
    propaganda_theme4
    gateway concept - drug war propaganda theme: gateway
    propaganda_theme3 concept - drug war propaganda theme: survival of society
    propaganda_theme3
    propaganda_theme2 concept - drug war propaganda theme: madness, violence, illness caused by drugs
    propaganda_theme2
    propaganda_theme1 concept - drug war propaganda theme: hated groups
    propaganda_theme1
    drugwar_propaganda concept - a drug war propaganda event, campaign release, slogan, or theme
    drugwar_propaganda
    drug_related concept - related to illegal drugs and prohibition