Miami-Dade County District 5 Race, South Florida & TPS, Dancer Recovers From Stroke And Now Paints

May 21, 2018

Miami Herald reporter Doug Hanks has been following closely the race to represent District 5 at the Miami-Dade County Commission. This is the first time in 20 years the seat has opened. Hanks talked to Sundial about the candidates, their platforms and the significance of this race.

List of voting place for District 5 on May 22 can be found here.

Ana Quiros is an attorney with Catholic Legal Services in Miami. She joins Sundial to talk about the Trump’s administration decision to end temporary protected status for Hondurans and what are the options for people who want to stay in the U.S.

Isanusi García Rodríguez is a former Miami City Ballet dancer who suffered a stroke in 2012. After his accident, he found a way to express himself through painting. García is now opening a new exhibit at the Design District. Sundial visited the exhibit and talked to him and his wife, Christie Nicole García, about his recovery process and his art.