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Cuban former President Fidel Castro gives a speech, on September 03, 2010, at Havana's University. Castro talked to the students about the possibility of a nuclear war. (Source: Adalberto Roque/ Getty Images)

Fidel Castro Hands Power To Brother 8 Years Ago Today

On this day exactly eight years ago, Fidel Castro handed power of the communist island over to his brother Raul Castro.

07/31/2014

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

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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

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

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)

Charlie Crist Calls For End To US Embargo On Cuba

Charlie Crist, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate, is calling for an end to the U.S. embargo on Cuba.

02/08/2014

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

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Cuba Travel, Money Restrictions Dropped From Fed Budget Bill

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.

12/16/2011

Repsol Oil

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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I-Team: Engines to the Enemy

Four family members have been indicted for trying to sell jet fighter engines here in Miami to eventually be shipped to Iran..a violation of federal law.

CBS4–03/23/2011

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