Florida’s governor celebrated his anti-mandate Covid laws. Now Omicron is here | Florida

Barely one month ago, Florida’s Republican governor Ron DeSantis was on a victory lap. The state’s average rate of new Covid-19 infections was the lowest in the nation, and a lapdog legislature was about to sign into law his sweeping new coronavirus measures, including the outlawing of mask and vaccine mandates in pursuit of “striking … Read more

Investment Scams Skyrocket as Trading Explodes – NBC 6 South Florida

Investment Scams Skyrocket as Trading Explodes – NBC 6 South Florida

Crypto trading has exploded in the last year and a half, and crooks have taken notice. They’re finding new ways to pounce and pilfer, and these crimes have recently skyrocketed.  Hatim Mursi says he had an entire life’s savings stolen in a cryptocurrency investment scam, more than a half-million dollars. “I felt very vulnerable and I … Read more

Florida lawmakers’ special session aims to thwart Covid vaccine mandates | Ron DeSantis

Florida lawmakers will meet on Monday for a week-long special legislative session called by the Republican governor, Ron DeSantis, with the goal of thwarting coronavirus vaccine mandates imposed by businesses or government agencies.DeSantis recently announced he is running for re-election in 2022 but is seen by many as a potential presidential candidate in 2024 – … Read more

Snowbirds eye return to Florida even as sunshine state battles COVID-19

Snowbirds eye return to Florida even as sunshine state battles COVID-19

Karen Patrick had a lovely time hanging out in New Brunswick last winter, but she’d rather have spent some of that time somewhere warmer — namely at her Florida condo. The retired nurse last saw her condo as the grip of the global pandemic took hold and she hurriedly packed her bags amid calls from Ottawa … Read more