Latin America

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General: Hugo Chavez Died Of A Heart Attack

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died of a massive heart attack.

CBS4–03/07/2013

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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

A US Airways tail rest on the tarmac near an American Airlines plane at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia on April 23, 2012.   (Photo by: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Boards Of US Airways, American Airlines OK Megamerger

The long-awaited merger between American Airlines and US Airways Group has finally been approved by the boards of the two air carriers. The $11 billion all-stock merger deal creates the world’s largest air carrier.

CBS4–02/14/2013

Governor Rick Scott  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Governor Scott To Head To Colombia On Latest Mission

Gov. Rick Scott is going on a trip to promote Florida and bring business to the state. Gov. Scott leaves Sunday on a five-day trip to Colombia to promote Florida and its products to one of its biggest trading partners.

CBS4–11/30/2012

Trails for Miami runners (Source: AP)

Overseas Tourists Flocking To Florida; Spending Is Up

Strong economies, especially in Latin America, led overseas tourists to flock to Florida in recent months.

CBS Miami–08/18/2012

Miami_Skyline

Something Extra: The Nicest Neighborhoods

If you’re thinking of moving, you may want to go to Australia or Canada.

CBS4–08/15/2012

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Something Extra: Happiest Countries

How good is life in the U.S.? The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s second Better Life Index says pretty good.

CBS4–05/22/2012

Miami International Airport - North Terminal

PortMiami & Miami Int’l Airport Saw More Travelers, Cargo Last Year

Two major South Florida thoroughfares are celebrating an uptick in travel and goods.

CBS4–02/15/2012

Patients going to other countries are learning the hard way that their bodies are paying the price in exchange for saving money on breast implants. (CBS4)

Docs Warn Of Complications From Cheap International Breast Implants

Every year, thousands of women fly from South Florida, out of the country, especially to South America, to get a boob job. They take the trip because the surgery is significantly cheaper outside the United States.

CBS4–01/24/2012

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Miami Condos Get A Makeover For Foreign Buyers

A few years ago economists were predicting it would take a decade to move all the condos built during the boom in Downtown Miami.

CBS4–11/03/2011

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