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Shipping alliance opposes Miami soccer arena plan

[MIAMI] An alliance of shipping interests and a billionaire car dealer launched a newspaper ad on Monday protesting retired English soccer star David Beckham's plans for a soccer arena at the port of Miami, saying that it threatens the city's plans to capitalise on the expansion of the Panama Canal.

"We cannot jeopardise well-paying jobs, like crane operators, longshore workers and mechanics, for low-paying stadium jobs, such as concession sales," the Miami Seaport Alliance said in a full-page ad...

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