Rodolfo Roman is the host and director of The Roman Show. He is also a ring announcer for international mixed martial arts promotion Titan FC airing on UFC Fight Pass and a freelance writer for The Miami Herald.

Central Americans and Mexicans Celebrate Independence Day

The 10th annual Cultural Integration Day celebrates Central American and Mexican independence days with traditional food, music and costumes. BY RODOLFO R. ROMANSpecial to the Miami Herald Roberto Amador stood by a statue of Nicaraguan poet Ruben Dario, watching dancers perform a folkloric dance from Nicaragua to the sounds of the marimba, an instrument similar…

El Portal cuts code enforcement, lobbying in proposed budget

EL PORTAL A tough budget year means belt-tightening for El Portal, but homeowner’s tax rates will stay the same.BY RODOLFO ROMANSpecial to The Miami HeraldEl Portal village council will be tightening its belt for the upcoming fiscal year, with code enforcement and lobbying efforts facing cuts.The village council unanimously approved a proposed tax rate of…