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Scott: I’ll Sign Cuba Trade Ban Bill

In a move that could send the state of Florida into a clash with the federal government, Governor Rick Scott said Friday he will sign a bill that makes it illegal for Florida tax dollars to be spent on companies that do business directly or indirectly with Cuba.


(Source: Archdiocese of Miami) Retired Auxiliary Bishop Augustin Roman

Auxillary Bishop Agustin Roman Dead At 83

Miami’s Cuban exile community is mourning the loss of a spiritual leader.


Ozzie Guillen Miami Marlins Manager

Guillen Apologizes For Pro-Casto Comments; Marlins Denounce Dictator

Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen, known for occasionally letting his mouth get him into trouble, may have put his foot into it big time with comments he made to a national magazine expressing love for Fidel Castro. Saturday, he apologized and the Marlins issued a statement denouncing the dictator.



South Florida Catholics Watched Pope From Across The Straits

Students at St. Agatha Catholic school in West Miami-Dade got more than a lesson in religion, watching Pope Benedict the 16th’s historic mass at Revolution Plaza in Havana Wednesday morning. They learned about the impact communism has had on religion on the island.


(Source: CBS4) Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich talked one-on-one with CBS4's Eliott Rodriguez on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012.

Gingrich Explains Covert Ops To Overthrow Castro

The Florida GOP primary is less than a week away and Newt Gingrich is pulling ahead of his closest rival, Mitt Romney. Wednesday, Gingrich sat down with CBS4’s Elliot Rodriguez to talk about his views on Cuban policy.



Cuba Introducing New Credit System

Cuban leader Raul Castro has announced a new credit system that is set to offer loans to small-business owners, independent farmers, and other citizens.



GOP Hopeful Jon Huntsman Makes South Florida Stop

On a visit to South Florida, Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman dropped by CBS4 and sat down for an extensive interview with anchor Antonio Mora.


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Rubio Denies Embellishing Family History

United States Senator Marco Rubio is dismissing claims that he in any way embellished his family’s history when he claimed repeatedly that his parents were Cuban exiles.


Source: CBS4) Alan Phillip Gross

Cuban Jews Hold Meeting With Imprisoned Alan Gross

Two leaders of Cuba’s tiny Jewish community have visited an imprisoned U.S. government contractor who has been charged with crimes against the state, and reported him in good condition..


Former Senator Geroge McGovern

McGovern Takes Shot At Cuban Exiles In Miami

Former presidential candidate George McGovern said Thursday that he will board a plane Friday bound for Cuba. McGovern, 88, will be visiting Fidel Castro for the first time in almost 17 years.