Today is Wednesday, May 12 and these are the main news of the day:
1.- Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency due to the possible shortage of gasoline due to the closure of the largest fuel gas pipeline in the country. The executive order activates the National Guard, prohibits price gouging and removes restrictions on fuel transportation. The FBI has blamed a Russian criminal gang called Darkside for the cyberattack.
2.- The Hialeah council last night rejected the proposal to prohibit hourly rentals in city motels. Five council members voted against and two in favor. For now, there is no final decision and the regulations will not be implemented. Meanwhile, Councilor Oscar de la Rosa assures that he will continue to fight to prevent crime and drug trafficking in the area.
3.- Authorities prohibited entering the water in an area of Biscayne Bay, after a pipeline was damaged by a contractor, causing a sewage spill. Swimming and other water activities are prohibited north of the Julia Tuttle Viaduct, Virginia Key Beach and Dog Beach to the south, as well as the west coast of Key Biscayne.
4.- As of Tuesday, June 1, Miami-Dade will reinstate the collection of public transportation rates in the county and also the parking charges for the general public. To pay the fees, users will have several secure contactless options, such as mobile passes, contactless bank cards, and digital wallets.
5.- Everything is ready for Miss Universe. Tomorrow will be the parade in traditional dress with more than 70 beautiful women from different countries. And Sunday will be the official gala of the 69th edition, which Telemundo.com and the Telemundo Entertainment channel on YouTube will broadcast in Spanish.