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David Beckham moves forward with downtown Miami MLS site

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David Beckham moved forward Monday with plans to build a Major League Soccer stadium in Miami, agreeing to work with officials to pursue an alternative site downtown. Miami Beckham United consultant John Alschuler said the group met with Miami officials who recommended locating the stadium near the AmericanAirlines Arena where the Miami Heat play. He said details were still being worked out, but that there was a general agreement to move forward with discussions about a fair market rent and…

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Venezuelan middle class seeks refuge in Miami

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Carlos Salamanca fled Venezuela’s growing political turmoil in January with his wife, two teenage children and $7,000.  Two months into their journey to the United States, he and his wife are sleeping most nights in an old, worn Nissan. Salamanca had no family or business contacts in the U.S. No property he’d purchased on a previous trip. No idea where the children might attend school. “Once we started getting threats, we couldn’t take it anymore,” he said of the family’s…

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