Latin America

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Chikungunya Fever Rampant In Puerto Rico

The CDC says the Chikungunya outbreak in the Caribbean and Latin America shows no sign of slowing down, and if you are not careful, you could come home with symptoms.

11/09/2014

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Costa Rican Woman Pleads Guilty to Human Smuggling Conspiracy

A Costa Rican woman pleaded guilty Monday today to conspiracy to smuggle more than 25 undocumented immigrants from Cuba to the United States.

10/06/2014

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The Bizarre Rise Of Miami’s Real Estate Market

It was just a few years ago we were talking about Downtown Miami’s demise. Developers had overbuilt, the economy was tanking and more than 20,000 condos sat unsold. Today many of the condos still sit empty, but they are being sold at top dollar. The bizarre ups and downs of downtown real estate market are odd to say the least. What has happened around it is even stranger.

09/29/2014

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U.S. Sent Latin Youths To Cuba To Push For Change

The U.S. Agency for International Development reportedly sent youth from several Latin American countries to Cuba to push for political change.

08/04/2014

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Hemisphere-Wide Hackathon Tracks Public Money Across Borders

Journalists, coders and financial experts spent Saturday tracking “The Money Trail” across the Americas.

06/07/2014

A view of downtown Miami as seen from Miami Beach. (Source: Rhiannon Ally/CBS4)

Miami Turning To Tech & Moving Beyond Beaches

South Florida is looking to gain fame for more than its beaches, cruise ships and cafecitos.

05/05/2014

MIAMI - MARCH 16: Revelers enjoy themselves as they walk along the street during the annual Calle Ocho celebration March 16, 2008 in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida. The event is billed as the largest Hispanic festival in the nation.(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Calle Ocho Serves Up Nostalgia In Little Havana

On the neighborhood’s main street, Calle Ocho, cigar shops, art galleries and souvenir stores try to recapture the nostalgia of the community’s early years.

05/05/2014

Literature Nobel Price Colombian Gabriel Garcia Marquez . (Source: IVAN GARCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

S.Fla. Writers Remember García Márquez In Miami

Writers and journalists throughout South Florida are remembering novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Miami

04/24/2014

Venezuelans in South Florida formed a human chain to show their solidarity with protesters back in their home country. (Source: CBS4)

Venezuelans In S.Fla. Form Human Chain To Show Solidarity

Venezuelans in South Florida formed a human chain on Saturday to show solidarity with those protesting in Venezuela.

03/08/2014

US Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, William R. Brownfield (L), arrives for a press conference with Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina, at the presidential residence in Guatemala City on March 27, 2012. AFP PHOTO / Johan ORDONEZ (Photo credit should read JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

State Dept. Official In Miami To Sign Security Deal

Since Miami is considered a hub for Latin American and Caribbean travel and trade, a top U.S. State Department official is in town to sign an agreement with Miami port of officials on security related issues in the Caribbean region.

08/28/2013

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