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Elian Gonzalez: “I Haven’t Had Any Long-Lasting Psychological Trauma”

In his first trip outside of Cuba since 2000, Elian Gonzalez denounced the U.S. embargo against Cuba at a youth conference in Quito, Ecuador.

12/10/2013

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Elian Gonzalez Makes First Trip Abroad Since 2000

Elian Gonzalez the Cuban boy who survived a boat sinking during his journey to South Florida but was later taken at gunpoint by US agents from Miami relatives, took his first trip overseas since being reunited with his father in Cuba back in 2000.

12/09/2013

South African anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela waves to the press as he arrives at the Elysee Palace, 07 June 1990. (Photo by: MICHEL CLEMENT,DANIEL JANIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Locals Mourn The Loss Of Nelson Mandela

The pain we’re seeing at the passing of Nelson Mandela extends to South Florida where possibly no one feels it more than Miami attorney H.T. Smith.

CBS4–12/06/2013

Fidel Castro Makes Appearance 4/19/11

Fidel Turns 87 Largely Out Of The Public Eye

Former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro turned 87 years old Tuesday and as the country he spent more than a half century in charge of moves forward, the once boisterous revolutionary has largely disappeared from the public eye.

CBS Miami–08/13/2013

FPL implodes smokestacks at The Cutler Plant in Palmetto Bay.  Source: CBS4

FPL Brings Down Cutler Plant Smokestacks

Florida Power and Light Company demolished two 150-foot-tall smokestacks Saturday morning in Palmetto Bay.

CBS Miami–08/10/2013

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Frequent Cuban Hunger Striker Comes To Miami

With Cuban Independence Day just around the corner, a frequent Cuban hunger strike traveled to Miami for the holiday.

05/12/2013

Fidel Castro file image.  (Source: AP)

Fidel Castro Warns N. Korea & U.S. Over Possible War

The increasingly isolated North Korea received a new warning about trying to start a nuclear war with the United States, this time coming from former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.

CBS Miami–04/05/2013

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 Blogger Yoani Sanchez To Speak At Freedom Tower Monday

Internationally acclaimed Cuban blogger will speak Monday at Miami-Dade College’s Freedom Tower.

03/31/2013

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Venezuelan Exile Remembers Running For His Life From Chavez

At 36 years-old, Alex Briceno is an up and coming real estate wheeler dealer in Miami. He was once a star student and track star, in Venezuela. That was before, he says, the Hugo Chavez regime forced him to run for his life.

CBS4–03/06/2013

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Dies

Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolas Maduro announced Tuesday that President Hugo Chavez passed away at the age of 58. He leaves behind a country he built through charisma and populist rhetoric along with an anti-American message.

CBS4–03/05/2013

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