Daniel Rivero, WLRN

Daniel Rivero

WLRN

Miami, FL, United States

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Past:
  • WLRN
  • Truthout
  • The Miami Herald
  • Splinter

Past articles by Daniel:

Miami spent $350,000 on new park lights. The park closes at sundown

The money was earmarked for resiliency projects. Does solar lighting at a closed park count as resiliency? → Read More

Union efforts in Hialeah? Starbucks workers the first in South Florida to start process

The Hialeah location on West 49th Street follows in the footsteps of a successful unionization effort in Buffalo, New York. → Read More

Florida lawmakers will soon meet for first time in a post-Surfside world. Will they change any laws?

Will Florida lawmakers implement any condo law reforms in the wake of the Surfside condo collapse? Here are some of the reform ideas being recommended. → Read More

Did this Republican congressional candidate cast an illegal vote? Florida can't tell

After weeks of asking, neither the Florida Department of State nor the Florida Department of Corrections was able to deny or confirm if Republican congressional candidate Jason Mariner cast a legal ballot or not. → Read More

Vote lead continues to change in Florida U.S. congressional primary recount

Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness showed up to the Broward Supervisor of Elections office in Lauderhill, opting to personally question rejected ballots instead of relying on his attorneys. → Read More

In Florida, Police Shootings Could Be Shrouded In Secrecy For Years To Come

A well-funded, and mostly misunderstood, 2018 ballot amendment could roll back public oversight of the police for the foreseeable future. How did we get here? → Read More

A Power Grab Or Freedom? Florida Home Businesses Bill Divides State And Local Officials

If the bill becomes law, Floridians would be able to open businesses inside their homes, including the kinds that bring customers and shoppers. It would also strip some powers from local governments. → Read More

Facebook Group Helps South Florida Seniors Book Vaccine Appointments

An estimated 100 volunteers are helping book appointments through the Facebook page, including translators for Spanish, Creole and Portuguese. → Read More

Miami-Dade Moving Forward With Plans For A New Jail Complex

Bidding for the construction of the new complex is expected to start next month. → Read More

Making A Holiday Potluck Work In The Year Of Coronavirus

In which a Liberian-American and a Cuban-American walk into a virtual workplace and cook each other's recipes to keep the holiday potluck alive. → Read More

She Volunteered One Day As A Poll Worker. Then Florida Cut Off Her Unemployment Benefits

Some states carved out single-day poll workers from being denied unemployment benefits. Florida did not. → Read More

Ferry Connecting Miami And Miami Beach Could Be First In A New Water Transit Network

The ferry is currently running an hourly service between Miami and Miami Beach, with the trips taking 20 minutes in both directions. → Read More

Florida's Chaotic 2018 Midterms Could Portend What's to Come in November

Result delays in Florida left room for conspiracy theories to fester. The same could happen in November. → Read More

After Uribe Street Name Approval In Miami-Dade, Doral Voters Face Question Over Naming Streets After Living People

Naming streets and facilities after people who are still alive has a mixed history in South Florida. → Read More

Beach Closures Leave Some South Florida Locals and Visitors Frustrated, And Others Happy

On Friday morning, Vonshay Crenshaw sat on a cooler under the shade of a coconut palm. He knew the beaches were closed, but hoped to have a picnic with → Read More

Here's Some Of The South Florida Programs And Groups Cut In DeSantis' Budget Vetoes

In the midst of a historic economic downturn due to COVID-19, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a state budget on Monday that included over $1 billion → Read More

911 Call Contradicts Police Reports Of Black Lives Matter Protest Arrests At FIU

The police reports paint a scary picture of the scene that led up to four anti-police violence protesters getting arrested at a rally in front of Florida → Read More

What Numbers Should You Look To For Reassurance During Florida's Reopening?

Most of Florida has already moved into phase two of Florida’s reopening plan for the novel coronavirus. In most of the state, people can now visit bars, → Read More

Potential New Battleground For Florida Voting Rights Fight Starts To Show

A potential new battleground in the battle over voting rights in Florida has opened up. This time it revolves around a form that would bring clarity to who → Read More

Federal Judge Says He Will Rule Against Florida In Voting Rights Case

A much-watched voting rights case in Florida came to a close on Wednesday with the federal judge explicitly stating that he would rule against the state of → Read More