MIAMI – Miami Mayor Francis Suarez’s reelection Tuesday means he’ll get to lead the U.S. Convention of Mayors beginning January and continue his efforts to appeal to cryptocurrency innovators.
Suarez, the son of the town’s first Cuban-American mayor, additionally deliberate to obtain his paycheck in Bitcoin as a part of his dedication to technological progress within the Magic Metropolis.
On Wednesday, after a late-night celebration together with his supporters at The Wharf on the river, the 44-year-old legal professional delivered a speech about his landslide victory at Metropolis Corridor.
“That for me is a validation of the work that I’ve carried out. It’s a validation of the imaginative and prescient that I’ve for the way forward for this metropolis, ” Suarez stated.
The mayor’s inaction after Miami Police Chief Artwork Acevedo despatched him a memo accusing three commissioners of official misconduct and of interfering together with his police reform efforts didn’t harm his marketing campaign fundraising.
Commissioners terminated Acevedo, simply months after Suarez had touted him because the “Michael Jordan” of police chiefs. Commissioner Joe Carollo, who led the hassle to hearth Acevedo, additionally had loads of marketing campaign funding and was reelected.
“The press usually believes they kind of have the heart beat of the neighborhood when in truth is commonly reverse,” Suarez stated concerning the information protection of Acevedo’s ouster.
One in every of Suarez’s opponents was Frank Pichel, a personal investigator who was arrested in early October for impersonating a police officer. In his memo, Acevedo reported Pichel was Carollo’s affiliate.
Acevedo’s memo to the mayor
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