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Poll: Cuban-American Vote Moving Democratic

While Florida still hasn’t finished counting all the ballots from Tuesday’s election, the exit polling from Tuesday’s presidential election is suggesting a major shift in the voting pattern of the Hispanic vote in Florida.

CBS Miami–11/09/2012

Cuban opposition blogger Yoani Sanchez talks during the inauguration of the Clic festival, on June 21, 2012 in Havana. (Photo credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/GettyImages)

Cuban Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez Detained

A Spanish man held in Cuba went on trial Friday in connection with a car crash in which prominent dissident Oswaldo Paya was killed, and several government opponents, including dissident Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez, were detained in the eastern city where the proceedings were taking place.

CBS4–10/05/2012

Bolivian Diego Mariaca(R) and his brother Gustavo Mariaca(L) fill out paperwork under the 'Dream Act' (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Experts Warn Of Deferred-Action Scammers

Immigration experts estimate nearly 70,000 South Floridians qualify for the President’s Deferred Action plan, allowing illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to work and study for two years.

CBS Miami–08/22/2012

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Dissident’s Widow To Cuba Gov’t: “I Demand Answers”

Ofelia Acevedo, widow of Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya, told CBS News in Havana that she wants to speak directly to the survivors of the car crash that killed her husband.

CBS4–07/27/2012

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U.S. Supreme Court Lets Cuba Travel Case Stand

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it will not take up Florida cases dealing with a ban on Cuban travel.

CBS4–06/25/2012

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Cuban Dissidents Thrown Out Of Church

A group of Cuban dissidents that had barricaded themselves inside a Havana church to demand an audience with Pope Benedict XVI have been removed by Cuban authorities, according to the BBC.

CBS4–03/16/2012

Hector Vichot had $1.25 in his back pocket when he was gunned down while walking to his nightshift job on Dec. 16 at Hialeah Wal-Mart. (Source:El Nuevo Herald)

Police Look For 2 Men Who Shot, Killed Man Over $1.25

Police are looking for two men who they said are involved in the shooting death of a man who was on his way to work, and the shooting was over $1.25.

CBS4–12/24/2011

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Cuba Introducing New Credit System

Cuban leader Raul Castro has announced a new credit system that is set to offer loans to small-business owners, independent farmers, and other citizens.

CBS4–11/25/2011

Fireworks lit up the night sky. (Source: CBS)

Exile Group Planning Fireworks Off Of Cuban Coast

Cuban residents are in for quite a show if a small, Miami-based Cuban exile group pulls off a planned fireworks show in an effort to draw attention to the island’s dissident community.

CBS4–10/12/2011

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Oil Rig Heading To Florida Straits

Less than two years after the BP oil spill left the Gulf Coast reeling, a new semi-submersible oil rig is set to begin drilling in the Florida Straits around mid-December.

CBS4–09/19/2011

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