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Clinton To Call For End Of Cuban Embargo

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will use an appearance Friday in South Florida to call for lifting the United States’ decades-old embargo against Cuba, according to a release from her campaign.

9 hours ago

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US, Cuba Researchers Collaborate On Ghost Orchid Study

U.S. officials say the diplomatic thaw with Cuba has led to a new collaboration with the island’s scientists to study the ghost orchid—one of the world’s rarest flowers.

12 hours ago

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U.S. To Evaluate Obama’s Possible Trip To Cuba

The U.S. government is set to evaluate whether President Barack Obama will visit Cuba, amid changing relations between the two nations.

07/22/2015

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Frosty Drinks And Business For Americans In Cuba?

Business, government and civic leaders gathered on Watson Island Wednesday and some of the talk was of Cuba. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez focused not so much on newly raised flags in Washington – as he did our beaches. They have eroded terribly, and Gimenez is pushng a $40 million sand re-nourishment plan to keep Cuba’s luscious beaches from eroding our tourist base.

07/22/2015

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Mixed Reaction To Restoration Of Diplomatic Ties With Cuba

A new chapter has begun in the history books as the U.S. and Cuba restore diplomatic relations. At the stroke of midnight on Monday, the American special interest office in Havana and the Cuban special interest office in Washington D.C. became embassies.

07/20/2015

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U.S., Cuba Restore Full Diplomatic Relations

At the stroke of midnight, full diplomatic relations were restored between the United States and Cuba. The new era began with little fanfare, the diplomatic missions of each country were upgraded from interests sections to embassies.

07/20/2015

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Officials Prep For Cuban Embassy Reopening In D.C.

In Washington, D.C. the Cuban interests section that handled consular affairs and other diplomatic matters in the absence of an embassy will once again become the Cuban embassy.

07/20/2015

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South Florida Reacts Day Before Historic Cuban Embassy Opening

Monday marks a major step in the effort to normalize relations with the Cuban government, and South Florida is reacting to the historic change.

07/19/2015

A man raises his fist with a Cuban flag. (Photo: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubans Facing Deportation Await Changes In US-Cuba Relations

With the United States and Cuba inching closer to fully restoring diplomatic ties, including re-opening embassies for the first time in 54 years, the future is murky for tens of thousands of Cuban immigrants who have been ordered by immigration authorities to leave the country.

07/19/2015

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen joins Jim DeFede on Facing South Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Jim and the Congresswoman sit down for an extended one-on-one interview.

CBS4–07/19/2015

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