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Former Haiti Government Official Shoots Himself in the Head in Miami-Area Hotel

July 17th, 2017

Via: Miami Herald: Klaus Eberwein, a former Haitian government official, was found dead Tuesday in a South Dade motel room in what the Miami-Dade medical examiner’s office is ruling a suicide. “He shot himself in the head,” said Veronica Lamar, Miami-Dade medical examiner records supervisor. She listed his time of death at 12:19 p.m. The […]

Florida’s Money Laundering Suburb

April 5th, 2017

Via: USA Today: In a community known mostly as a getaway from the urban problems of Miami, the flood of drug money has confounded law enforcement agencies. “We always thought we would get to it at some point,” said Charlie Blau, a former federal prosecutor who oversaw the first money laundering sting in Miami. “We […]

Florida Man Charged With Plotting to Bomb Target, Wanted to Buy Stock Cheap

February 21st, 2017

Via: Reuters: A Florida man has been charged with plotting to plant bombs in at least 10 Target Corp stores and then profit when the blasts caused the company’s stock price to fall, federal prosecutors have said. Charles Barnett, 48, of Ocala, had asked a law enforcement informant to put the homemade bombs on the […]

This Company Has Built a Profile on Every American Adult

January 24th, 2017

Via: Bloomberg: Every move you make. Every click you take. Every game you play. Every place you stay. They’ll be watching you. Forget telephoto lenses and fake mustaches: The most important tools for America’s 35,000 private investigators are database subscription services. For more than a decade, professional snoops have been able to search troves of […]

Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting Suspect Said He Heard Voices

January 7th, 2017

Via: NBC: The suspect believed to have shot five people to death in a rampage at a Florida airport Friday was being treated in Alaska after complaining of hearing voices and had recently claimed to the FBI that the CIA was forcing him to watch ISIS videos, federal officials said. Esteban Santiago, 26, was identified […]

Florida: Murder Suspect Found Biting Off Victim’s Face

August 16th, 2016

#zombies Via: Click Orlando: A man accused of stabbing three people in South Florida, killing a married couple, was found biting off the face of one of the victims, according to deputies. Martin County sheriff’s officials said deputies found Austin Moore, 23, on top of one of the victims at their Tequesta home, biting the […]

Orlando Shooter’s Father Attends Hillary Clinton Rally in Kissimmee

August 9th, 2016

Via: WPTV: Hillary Clinton spoke to a crowd in Kissimmee, just south of Orlando. She was supposed to be talking jobs, but started the speech off paying tribute to those affected by the Pulse Nightclub shooting. “I know how many people, families, loved ones, and friends are still grieving, and we will be with you […]

MIAMI: AERIAL ORGANOPHOSPHATE SPRAYING

August 3rd, 2016

In Miami? Run. Also, if anyone knows the name of the firm that’s doing the spraying, let me know. Naled: Inert Ingredients are in most pesticide applications and naled is no exception. Caroline Cox from the Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP) lists solvents in Dibrom that are listed as “inert ingredients”: Napthaline: which […]

CDC Issues Historic Travel Warning Over Miami Zika Outbreak

August 1st, 2016

Zika Virus Made Available to Researchers by Rockefeller Foundation in 1953 While Brazil Was Eradicating Zika Mosquitoes, America Made Them Into Weapons And Now: “Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Join The Fight To Stop Zika Virus” Bonus: Florida! Via: CNN: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an unprecedented travel warning Monday, advising pregnant women and […]

While Brazil Was Eradicating Zika Mosquitoes, America Made Them Into Weapons

June 24th, 2016

Via: Atlas Obscura: In the 1950s, while in South America military-like brigades were hunting down Aedes aegypti, in the United States, the Army was falling in love with the same mosquito. At Fort Detrick, the military’s biological weapons base in Maryland, in great secret, Army scientists were considering how fleas, grasshoppers, and mosquitoes might be […]

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