Nancy Klingener covers the Florida Keys for WLRN. George Neugent is the Monroe city commissioner. Stephanie Kaple is the director of the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition. Hurricane Season starts June 1 and Sundial talked to Kilngener, Neugent and Kaple about Monroe County post Irma, recovery efforts and preparedness for the upcoming season.
Maria Ilcheva is a senior researcher at the Metropolitan Center at Florida International University. According to a recent report from the center, “A growing number of Miami-Dade residents are experiencing declining economic opportunity, mobility, and equity.” Ilcheva joins Sundial to discuss the data gathered from the report and what it means to the small business/start-up scene in the city.
Jorge Carraballo Cordovez is a reporter for NPR’s Spanish podcast, Radio Ambulante. He is based in Medellin, Colombia. Carraballo recently went on a “Narco Tour,” a tour that visits all the most famous landmarks related to drug lord Pablo Escobar. He joins Sundial to talk about his experience and what he discovered in the Narco Tours.