The state consists of Miami-Dade County, Monroe County, the eastern edge of Broward County, and the south-eastern corner of Palm Beach County (including Boca Raton, but not West Palm Beach). The border was set by CAS when they quickly built the "orange curtain" across the peninsula in 2034.
The population outside Miami dropped significantly once retirees stopped moving to the area in large numbers post-independence, and the existing retirees slowly died off.
Harold Goldsmith was elected to his second term as Governor in 2056 at the age of 99.
Comments on Shadowland claim Miami is run (or used to be run) much like a mob town by the Gunderson Corporation, at least before the corp's demise. Main money comes from tourism; main illegal money comes from drugs, gambling and dock revenue.
The re-formed JHIH (Johns Hopkins Institute of Health) maintains a Caribbean Division headquarters in Miami, as well as Port-au-Prince (Haiti) and Cockburn Town (Turks & Caicos Islands).
Home to the Novilunio pirate organization, run circa 2060 by Chispa.
- Cyberpirates!, 29, 30, 35, 36, 44, 51, 53
Describes the "orange curtain" going up around the greater Miami metroplex and than across the state north of the Everglades. Boca Raton is also listed as within South Florida, while maps of North America show that the city of West Palm Beach itself is still in the CAS.