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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.