South Florida, especially the Miami area, is experiencing a "boom" of new residents arriving from many parts of the country. This has had a major impact on the local drug market. The DEA warns that the cartels are fighting for new places to respond to this demand during the opiate epidemic that is sweeping the state.
In the last fifteen years, the number of criminals convicted of this crime in the United States increased by 422%. Law enforcement agencies are alarmed to see a greater volume of photos and videos with babies and pre-pubers in circulating on social media and the "dark internet."
In the past two years the state accumulates the highest number of new HIV-positive diagnoses of any state in the United States. From 2015 to 2019 some 35 babies acquired the virus through the mother's womb, also one of the highest rates in the country. Now cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis have increased.
The White House estimates that Florida could receive $16.5 billion in infrastructure investments alone. Energy secretary Jennifer Granholm is confident that the sunshine state will be able to leverage solar energy for domestic and national consumption with billions in investment.
Russian diplomats in Venezuela collected ample information about nongovernmental organizations that receive foreign funds and they also provided advice to the Venezuelan regime amidst a crusade to silence opposition groups, according to the findings of an investigation
The social reality and demographic pattern have not prevented the Republican Party in the local Congress from passing laws regarded as discriminatory by quite a few and from curtailing the social welfare allocation in the government budget
Notwithstanding a high population rate of Hispanic descent, the Sunshine State, controlled by the Republican party, ranks third in distribution of COVID-19 vaccines among the US states with large Hispanic communities. In addition, it has the fourth most unequal apportionment of vaccines for African Americans.
Since 2015, businessman Luis Fernando Vuteff García has connected with one of the largest clans that plundered the state-owned Petróleos de Venezuela. The Argentine Prosecutor's Office keeps a file against him for tax crimes, which is added to the case that is followed in Spain for the same crime. That country granted him provisional liberty after arresting him in 2018.