Editor’s Note: The following report was written by Charlotte County Democrat Judith Fincher, who joined in the Mother’s Day march at the Homestead Detention Facility for young immigrants in Homestead Florida. Photos are courtesy of Judith Fincher and Al Crespo. The motto of the United States is e plu·ri·bus u·num, meaning “Out of Many, One.
Day: May 17, 2019
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The Blanchard House Museum in Punta Gorda is holding its annual Emancipation Day Program on Saturday. Beginning at 10 a.m., the program is a celebration for all Americans to pay homage to enslaved African-Americans and their contributions to the country, according to Blanchard House Director Martha Bireda. (Read more in Sun)
The voter registration database of a small county in the Florida panhandle was breached by Russian government hackers in 2016, according to two U.S. officials. The Russian military spy agency, the GRU, was responsible for the penetration of Washington County’s database, according to the two officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss
The Trump administration plans to release hundreds of asylum-seeking migrants detained at the southern border to both Broward and Palm Beach counties in Florida every month, according to local officials who say they have been informed by the federal government. “Hundreds of immigrants will be arriving in Broward County on a weekly basis without designated