Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Senator Marco Rubio (FL), Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), and Congressman Diaz-Balart (FL-25) accompanied by the families of the victims killed by the spies released in exchange for U.S. contractor Alan Gross spoke out against the new U.S.-Cuba Policy. (Source: CBS4)

Cuban-American Lawmakers Against New US-Cuba Policy Change

Three prominent local leaders spoke out against the United States’ new policy on Cuba, just one day after the president’s announcement of the change.

12/18/2014

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Families Of Victims Killed By Spies Released In Cuba Deal Express Outrage

Families of the victims killed in the infamous Brothers to the Rescue shoot down are outraged Wednesday following the release of three Cuban spies convicted of their deaths.

12/17/2014

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Local Leaders Banned From Nicaragua Over Venezuela Sanctions

Nicaragua’s president is banning U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen from the country in protest of sanctions against Venezuela.

12/13/2014

US Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Local Congresswoman Worries About Ebola Threat From Cuba

With no flights or cargo ships connecting South Florida to West Africa, there’s no reason to be concerned of a case in the area but every reason to be prepared.

10/24/2014

September 27, 2014: A walk to help end Lupus took place at Jungle Island.  (Source: Michael Smith)

Hundreds Of People Take A Walk To Help End Lupus

Hundreds of people took to the the streets Saturday to help end Lupus.

09/27/2014

President Barack Obama addresses the nation on ISIS on September 10, 2014. (Source: CBS)

President Vows To “Degrade & Ultimately Destroy” ISIS

In a primetime address to the nation Wednesday night, President Obama laid out his strategy for targeting the Islamic extremist group known as ISIS.

09/10/2014

Steven Sotloff (Source: The Daily Caller)

Father Of Man Held Captive Thanks Community For Support

Arthur Sotloff told CBS4’s Peter D’Oench that he and his wife, Shirley, wanted to thank everyone for their prayers and their well wishes.

08/22/2014

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Charlie Crist Picks Hispanic Woman, Democrat Darling As Running Mate

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist selected Annette Taddeo as his running mate in his bid for Governor.

07/17/2014

Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi looks down from his seat in a Marine combat vehicle during one of his combat tours in Afghanistan 2010-2012. (Family photo courtesy Jill Tahmooressi/MCT)

Local Leader To Honor Efforts To Release Jailed Marine

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is set to honor those who have helped in efforts to bring back a South Florida marine jailed in Mexico.

06/22/2014

March 7. 2014: Students held a rally to protest violence in Venezuela.  Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Congressman Mario Diaz Balart were among the speakers. (Source: Walter Makaula, CBS4)

South Florida Political Leaders Attend FIU Venezuela Rally

Students at Florida International University rallied for peace in Venezuela Friday with the help of a few members of Congress.

CBS4–03/07/2014

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