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Post Office Ships Guns To Latin America, FAMU’s Marijuana Initiative & Norton’s Movie Exhibit

Miami Herald
Some of the weapons seized in the arrests of an international weapons trafficking operation by Homeland Security Investigations and U.S. law enforcement partners in Argentina and Brazil.

Last month at a press conference in Miami, Homeland Security Officials announced the largest arms trafficking arrests in Argentine history. The criminal operation included the arrests of a former Broward county couple and thousands of assault style weapons that were shipped through a U.S. Post Office in Doral to alleged criminal enterprises in Argentina and throughout Latin America. Anthony Salisbury, special agent of Homeland Security in Miami, joined Sundial to discuss why South Florida is such a hub for arms trafficking into Latin America.

Florida A&M University (FAMU) received a grant of $100,000 to conduct research on how marijuana impacts the state’s minority population. It’s called, “Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative,” and it will serve to educate minority groups on the use of medical marijuana and the consequences if it’s used illegally. Peter Harris is the director of FAMU’s Marijuana Projects and joined Sundial to talk about the initiative. 

A new exhibition at the Norton Museum of Art called, “Coming Soon: Film Posters from the Dwight M. Cleveland Collection” is all about movie art. It includes more than 200 posters of westerns, sci-fi thrillers, dramas, and other movies that date from the turn of the 20th century to the late 1980s. Guest curator of the exhibition Matthew Bird and owner of the pieces Dwight Cleveland joined Sundial.