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FIU Poll Shows Shifting Attitudes Among Cuban Americans

A poll by Florida International University shows shifting attitudes among Cuban Americans when asked about U.S. policy toward Cuba.

06/18/2014

(Photo: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Increasing Number Of Cuban-Americans Oppose Embargo Of Cuba

Second generation Cuban-Americans in Miami-Dade and newer arrivals from the island nation have shifted the view on ending the embargo and resuming diplomatic relations.

06/17/2014

(Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Governor Scott Trying To Win Over Hispanic Voters

Scott’s latest bid to redo his image came Monday when Florida joined more than three dozen other states in the nation that offer in-state tuition rates to high school students living in the country illegally.

06/09/2014

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Number Of U.S. Visitors To Cuba Continues Rise

New numbers released Monday show the number of U.S. visitors to Cuba continues to rise despite a more than five-decade long embargo that is still in place.

04/07/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Tempers Flared In Doral City Hall Over Venezuela

It was supposed to be a show of solidarity with the Venezuelan people on Thursday but as with all things at Doral City Hall, it came with a side dish of drama. Tempers were flaring and there was some yelling.

03/06/2014

(Source: AP)

Among Cuban Exiles, An Old Toast Goes Silent

It was a toast repeated yearly since the family arrived from Cuba in the 1960s. Gustavo Pérez Firmat’s family uttered the toast as a wish they anxiously waited to fulfill.

12/29/2013

South African anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela waves to the press as he arrives at the Elysee Palace, 07 June 1990. (Photo by: MICHEL CLEMENT,DANIEL JANIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Locals Mourn The Loss Of Nelson Mandela

The pain we’re seeing at the passing of Nelson Mandela extends to South Florida where possibly no one feels it more than Miami attorney H.T. Smith.

CBS4–12/06/2013

South African anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela waves to the press as he arrives at the Elysee Palace, 07 June 1990. (Photo by: MICHEL CLEMENT,DANIEL JANIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Mandela’s Impact On South Florida

As the world mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela, many in Miami remember his connection to South Florida. It was a visit that caused controversy, division, and, in the end made a difference for African-Americans here.

CBS4–12/05/2013

A group of tourists waits to enter a museum in Old Havana, on January 19, 2012. Winter is the time when more tourists arrive to the country.     
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Cuba Tourism Cooling Down Or Just Heating Up?

It appears tourism is down in Cuba as fewer visitors from the United States and southern Europe visit the country according to Cuba’s National Statistic Office (ONE).

06/17/2013

Voters in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Hispanics Voted At A High Rate In 2012 Election

In Florida, during the 2012 presidential elections, more Hispanics showed up to vote than other states with large Latino populations.

CBS4–05/08/2013

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