Broward To Be Site Of A Presidential Library. Guess Who It Honors.

Jun 15, 2018

Palm Beach has Donald Trump’s Mar-A-Lago and John F. Kennedy’s former estate. Miami-Dade County is home to Richard Nixon’s Key Biscayne compound.

But it’s Broward County that’s looking to land South Florida’s first presidential library. It just won’t be for a U.S. president.

Instead, it will house the work of leaders from countries in Latin America and the Caribbean who have promoted democracy. Don’t expect it to feature dictators like former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega or others who used their office to enrich themselves.

“We even talked about having a Hall of Shame, shining a light on the corruption, too,” said Thomas Field, executive director of a group of about 30 former South and Central American presidents who are promoting the library.

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