Chavez

File image of Juan Carlos Chavez (Source: CBS4)

Jimmy Ryce’s Killer Executed

Juan Carlos Chavez, the man who raped, murdered, and then dismembered the body of 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce received the state of Florida’s ultimate punishment Wednesday when he was executed.

CBS Miami–02/12/2014

Death row inmate Juan Carlos Chavez walks into the criminal courthouse Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, in Miami. (Source: Walter Michot / Miami Herald Staff)

How Jimmy Ryce’s Killer Spent His Final Hours

As Juan Carlos Chavez, the convicted killer of 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce, awaits his 6 p.m. scheduled execution at Florida State Prison, he has a detailed schedule that he will follow Wednesday morning and afternoon.

CBS Miami–02/12/2014

The Archdiocese of Miami held a special mass to remember jimmy Ryce and pray for his killer Juan Carlos Chavez. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Archdiocese Prays For All Involved In Chavez Execution

As the family of Jimmy Ryce wait for the execution of his killer, Juan Carlos Chavez, a special prayer service was held by the Archdiocese of Miami at St. Martha’s Catholic Church for both the Ryce family and the convicted killer.

CBS Miami–02/12/2014

Juan Carlos Chavez confessed to kidnapping Jimmy Ryce at gunpoint, raping him, then shooting him on the day of September 11, 1995. (Source: Florida Corrections)

Jimmy Ryce’s Killer Appeals SCOTUS To Stay His Execution

The South Dade man convicted of killing Jimmy Ryce in 1995 has filed an appeal with the United States Supreme Court to stay his execution, which is currently scheduled for next Wednesday.

02/07/2014

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Jimmy Ryce’s Father Plans To Attend Execution

For the father of a Jimmy Ryce, February 12th he has been waiting for since 1995. Don Ryce says he’s grateful that Gov. Rick Scott has set an execution date for his son’s killer.

CBS Miami–01/03/2014

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Venezuelan Exile Remembers Running For His Life From Chavez

At 36 years-old, Alex Briceno is an up and coming real estate wheeler dealer in Miami. He was once a star student and track star, in Venezuela. That was before, he says, the Hugo Chavez regime forced him to run for his life.

CBS4–03/06/2013

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Dies

Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolas Maduro announced Tuesday that President Hugo Chavez passed away at the age of 58. He leaves behind a country he built through charisma and populist rhetoric along with an anti-American message.

CBS4–03/05/2013

People walk past a poster portraying Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez near the Military Hospital in Caracas on March 5, 2013. Venezuela plunged deeper into an uncertain future on Tuesday as cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez took a turn for the worse, hit by a severe infection and breathing problems. The poster reads, "Chavez lives and smiles". AFP PHOTO / Leo RAMIREZ        (LEO RAMIREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama, Local Politicians React To Chavez’s Death

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died Tuesday afternoon after more than a decade in office and a lengthy fight with cancer. The death of Chavez, who has been virulently anti-American, was greeted with hope for the future from local politicians.

CBS Miami–03/05/2013

Official site for U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Ros-Lehtinen Calls For Venezuelan Diplomat To Be Expelled

Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen said Tuesday the U.S. must expel the Venezuelan diplomats after the Latin American country allegedly threw out an Air Force attaché earlier in the day.

CBS Miami–03/05/2013

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is shown on Venezuelan Television for the first time in two months on 2/15/12. (Source: Government Of Venezuela)

Venezuela Releases Images Of Hugo Chavez

For the first time in more than two months, the Venezuelan government showed pictures of President Hugo Chavez, who is undergoing cancer treatment in Cuba.

CBS Miami–02/15/2013

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