Miami Florida Business directory, PortMiami is the world's busiest cruise ship port and is headquarters to many of the world's largest cruise companies From left to right: Hapag-Lloyd Europa Norwegian Sky Oceania Nautica Carnival Valor Carnival Imagination Carnival Liberty Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas MV Explorer, During the 1904 gubernatorial race the strongest candidate Napoleon Bonaparte Broward promoted draining the Everglades He called the future of South Florida the "Empire of the Everglades" Soon after his successful election he began work to "drain that abominable pestilence-ridden swamp" and pushed the Florida legislature to form a group of commissioners to oversee reclamation of flooded lands in 1907 they established the Everglades Drainage District and began to study how to build the most effective canals and how to fund them Governor Broward ran for the U.S Senate in 1908 but lost Broward was paid by land developer Richard J Bolles to tour the state to promote drainage Elected to the Senate in 1910 Broward died before he could take office Land in the Everglades was being sold for $15 an acre a month after Broward died Meanwhile Henry Flagler continued to build railway stations at towns as soon as the populations warranted them. The First Coconut Grove School built in 1887 served as both the religious and educational center of the pioneer community in 1889 the building was rented to the School Board for the purpose of servicing children in District #3 the first teachers at the First Coconut Grove Schoolhouse included C.L Trapp and Flora McFarlane the first students in attendance included Annie and Harry Peacock; John James Trinni and Mary Pent; and Lillian Grace Charlie and Joseph Frow. Hydrology Florida Heartland Map displaying a looping line with arrows indicating that water flows eastward in the far Southern ocean angling north east of Australia turning sough after passing Alaska then crossing the mid-Pacific to flow north of Australia continuing west below Africa then turning northwest until reaching eastern Canada then angling east to southern Europe then finally turning south just below Greenland and flowing down the Americas' eastern coast and resuming its flow eastward to complete the circle. See also: List of Florida hurricanes and U.S state temperature extremes, 6.5.2 Central and Southern Florida Flood Control Project Rudy Crew (2004-2008); Schools and colleges Southside Elementary School Traditions Though spelled the same in English the Florida city's name has nothing to do with the Miami people who lived in a completely different part of North America. Biological Sciences 218 The college sports teams of Barry University Florida Atlantic University Florida International University Nova Southeastern University and University of Miami, Recent history and Arthur Teele suicide, The Miami-Dade Police Department is a full-service metropolitan police department serving Miami-Dade County's unincorporated areas although it has lenient mutual aid agreements with other municipalities most often the City of Miami Police Department With 4,700 employees it is Florida's largest police department the Department is often referred to by its former name the Metro-Dade Police or simply Metro. Coconut Creek With the construction of the Concourse J extension in the 2000s the H2 commuter satellite was demolished in 2007 with the opening of the South Terminal's immigration and customs facilities the third floor of Concourse H was closed off and converted into a "sterile circulation" area for arriving international passengers Gates H4 H6 H8 and H10 were made capable of handling international arrivals and they currently serve Aeromexico Air France Alitalia KLM and Swiss Simultaneously headhouse gates H16 H17 H18 and H20 were closed to allow for the construction of a second parallel taxiway leading to the new Concourse J.