Latin America

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Local Leaders Banned From Nicaragua Over Venezuela Sanctions

Nicaragua’s president is banning U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen from the country in protest of sanctions against Venezuela.

12/13/2014

ST. PAUL, MN - JULY 24: Former President Bill Clinton attends the Starkey Hearing Foundation's 'So The World May Hear Awards Gala' 2011 at River Centre on July 24, 2011 in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images for Starkey Hearing Foundation)

Clinton Meets With Estefans After Holding Summit

Former President Bill Clinton spoke Thursday to kick off a summit on the Americas held in South Florida.

12/11/2014

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US Co-opted Cuba’s Hip-Hop Scene To Spark Change

Amid tensions between Cuba and the United States, a U.S. contractor sent a Serbian music promoter to help spark an anti-government movement using rap music.

12/11/2014

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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

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