Hilda Caballero Diaz-Balart, the mother of Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and former Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart, passed away at her Miami home on Wednesday at the age of 88.
As Congress prepares to debate whether or not to allow military action against the Syrian regime of Basha al-Assad, representatives from South Florida have already started to stake out their positions on the issue.
Superstar Beyonce’ and Jay-Z made headlines last week when they made a surprise trip to Cuba. The trip has drawn the attention of both Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died Tuesday afternoon after more than a decade in office and a lengthy fight with cancer. The death of Chavez, who has been virulently anti-American, was greeted with hope for the future from local politicians.
Lynn University, a school many across the nation are hearing of for the first time Monday will be the center of the political world when President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney face off in the third and final presidential debate.
After Mitt Romney selected Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) as his running mate, Florida republicans were quick to react ahead of Romney’s visit to the swing state on Monday.
NFL star Chad Ochocinco famously changed his last name to Ochocinco to capture some press and to get it on his NFL jersey. A local politician is taking a similar path with his legal name change to voteforeddie.com.
If you travel to Cuba to visit family, or send money to support relatives, you may be able to rest easy. A plan by a South Florida congressman to restrict interaction with people on the island, restoring restrictions to those imposed in the Bush administration, was cut from a $1 trillion US Budget bill.
House Republican Mario Diaz-Balart will try to push through a proposal to return Cuban travel policy to the restrictions under former President George W. Bush.
The United States Postal Service is in dire need of money and have turned to Congress, including South Florida Representative Mario Diaz-Balart, to help get its financial house in order.