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Garcia: Block Venezuela’s Sale Of Citgo

A local leader along with Venezuelan opposition leaders in South Florida do not want Venezuela to sell their U.S.-based Citgo Petroleum Corp.

08/27/2014

Venezuelan Flag (Source: CBS4)

Venezuelans Hold 5K In Miami To Support Protesters

In support of student protesters abroad, Venezuelans in Miami are holding a 5K run on Saturday.

04/12/2014

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio: Human Rights, Liberty, Democracy Being Disrupted In Venezuela

Senator Marco Rubio gave an impassioned speech earlier this week outlining the major problems in Venezuela. The issue hits home to many in South Florida and Senator Rubio is continuing his push for the U.S. government to do something about the demonstrations and government retaliations.

CBS Miami–02/27/2014

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UM Holds Forum On Venezuela

Following weekend demonstrations across South Florida in solidarity with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s political opposition, the University of Miami’s Institute for Cuba and Cuban-American Studies is gathering to examine the mass protests in the country and what potential effects it poses on Cuba.

02/24/2014

Venezuelan elected President Nicolas Maduro gestures following the election results in Caracas on April 14, 2013. Maduro was elected Hugo Chavez's successor Sunday with 50.66 percent of the vote, while opposition rival Henrique Capriles earned 49.06 percent, election officials said. AFP PHOTO/Luis Acosta        (Photo credit should read LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)

Chavez Heir To Be Sworn-In As Vote Audit Expands

Nicolas Maduro will be sworn in as Venezuela’s president on Friday.

CBS4–04/19/2013

Venezuelan flags fly in support of Henrique Capriles who lost Sunday's presidential election in Venezuela. (Source: CBS4)

S. Fla. Venezuelans Disappointed In Maduro’s Presidential Victory

Hugo Chavez’s hand-picked successor has won Venezuela’s presidential election and his challenger Henrique Capriles, along with South Florida Venezuelans, are not happy about it.

CBS Miami–04/15/2013

Local Venezuelans board buses in Doral headed for New Orleans to vote Sunday. (Source: CBS4)

Venezuelans Travel To New Orleans To Cast Ballots

Thousands of Venezuelans who live in South Florida hopped buses or caught flights bound for New Orleans to vote Sunday in the homeland’s historic presidential election.

CBS4–04/14/2013

Local Venezuelans board buses in Doral headed for New Orleans to vote Sunday. (Source: CBS4)

Local Venezuelans Board Buses To New Orleans To Vote

On Saturday afternoon, South Florida’s Venezuelans began a 16-hour trek from Doral to New Orleans, to vote in their country’s presidential election.

CBS4–04/13/2013

Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolas Maduro will face off against opposition leader Enrique Capriles in Venezuela's presidential election, slated for Sunday, April 14, 2013. (Photo credit LEO RAMIREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Venezuelans Head To Louisiana To Vote In Post-Chavez Election

Venezuelans across South Florida are headed to New Orleans to vote in the first presidential election since the death of Hugo Chavez.

CBS4–04/12/2013

Doral (Source: City of Doral)

Doral Passes Resolution Supporting Citizenship For Venezuelan Illegals

Mayor Luigi Boria, who attracted national attention for his proposal to make Doral an officially bilingual city, has turned his focus to immigration reform.

CBS4–03/21/2013

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