Cuban Embargo

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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

Charlie Crist (Source: CBS4)

Crist Takes Heat For Planning Trip To Cuba

During a gubernatorial campaign in 2006, then Republican candidate Charlie Crist criticized his opponent Democrat Jim Davis for traveling to Cuba on a fact finding trip.

05/08/2014

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro during the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Agrees With Crist On Cuba

Last Friday night, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist called for an end to the Cuban embargo. While some GOP members immediately criticized Crist’s comments, the former governor’s opinion may be the prevailing opinion, according to new poll.

CBS Miami–02/11/2014

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Crist: Ending Cuban Embargo “The Right Thing”

Appearing Friday night on the HBO program Real Time with Bill Maher, Charlie Crist reversed his long held position in support of Cuban embargo, saying he now believed the embargo should be lifted.

02/10/2014

Fidel Castro

Wednesday Marks 55 Years Of Castro’s Rule In Cuba

While January 1 is a day of celebration for many, for exiled Cubans, it’s a somber anniversary of the communist revolution on the Caribbean island.

CBS Miami–01/01/2014

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Wasserman Schultz Says Cuban Embargo Should Remain

Florida Congresswoman, and Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz told a South Florida crowd on Friday the economic embargo on Cuba should remain in place.

CBS Miami–01/25/2013

Coral Gables building fire on Friday, April 27, 2012. (CBS4)

Controversial Travel Company Goes Up In Flames

A Coral Gables based travel company went up in flames Friday morning and the incident has brought out the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms to look into exactly what happened.

CBS4–04/27/2012

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.

CBS4–06/30/2011

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