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US President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida, on November 8, 2013. Obama arrived in Miami to attend Democratic fundraisers. AFP Photo/Jewel Samad        (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

A Recap Of The Presidential Visit To Miami

Air Force left the Miami International Airport runway a little more than a day after it landed Friday.

CBS Miami–11/09/2013

Gloria  Estefan  (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Gloria Estefan To Attend Cuban Independence Day Event

Berta Soler, leader of the Cuban dissident group Ladies in White, will join Miami’s own Gloria Estefan at a Miami event to commemorate Cuba’s Independence Day.

CBS4–05/13/2013

(Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

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

(PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/Getty Images)

Co-Founder Of Ladies In White Visits Miami

A co-founder of the Cuban opposition group Ladies in White, a group of wives and mothers that formed in 2003 after the arrests of 75 government opponents, is meeting with exiles in Miami.

CBS4–04/27/2013

Laura Pollan, leader of Ladies in White opposition group, talks February 11, 2011, at her home in  Havana. The Cuban church announced the release of Pollan's husband, Hector Maseda, but Maseda said he won't leave jail until all the remaining prisoner do. (Source: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Miami Mass Held For Cuban Founder Of Ladies In White

A mass will be held in Miami for Laura Pollan, the founder of Cuba’s Ladies In White. Pollan died Friday after she was hospitalized on Oct. 7 for acute respiratory problems.

CBS4–10/15/2011

Laura Pollan, leader of Ladies in White opposition group, talks February 11, 2011, at her home in  Havana. The Cuban church announced the release of Pollan's husband, Hector Maseda, but Maseda said he won't leave jail until all the remaining prisoner do. (Source: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Founder Of Cuba’s Ladies In White Dead At 63

Laura Pollan, the founder of Cuba’s “Ladies In White” has died, according to Cuban dissidents Elizardo Sanchez. She was 63.

CBS4–10/14/2011

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

Michael Posner (L), Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, presents The Human Rights Defenders Award to Julia Nunez of Damas de Blanco during a ceremony at the State Department in Washington, DC. (Source: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

US Honors Cuban Women Dissidents For Defending Human Rights

The Obama administration has honored a group of mothers and wives of Cuban dissidents with an award. The honor was granted to the Damas de Blanco — or “Ladies in White.”

CBS4–04/21/2011

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