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2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Florida Republicans Call On Feds To Extend LIP Funding

A dozen Republicans in Florida’s congressional delegation sent a letter this week to President Barack Obama calling for continuation of the Low Income Pool health-funding program.

05/21/2015

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House GOP Bill Blocks New Air Flights, Cruise Ships To Cuba

House Republicans unveiled legislation to sharply curb the Obama administration’s recent moves to ease restrictions on travel to Cuba.

04/28/2015

Pandemonium in Panama City when pro-Castro and anti-Castro groups clashed outside a hotel. (Source: La Estrella Panama)

Pro, Anti-Castro Groups Clash In Panama City

Pandemonium in Panama City when pro-Castro and anti-Castro groups clashed outside a hotel.

04/09/2015

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FIU Poll Shows Shifting Attitudes Among Cuban Americans

A poll by Florida International University shows shifting attitudes among Cuban Americans when asked about U.S. policy toward Cuba.

06/18/2014

April 24, 2014: "Tampa selfie w Mario & Tia Diaz Balart after emergency landing."  Photo by: Alberto M. Carvalho

Superintendent Back In Miami After Emergency Landing In Tampa

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho went back to work on in Miami Friday after he was on a plane that had to make an emergency landing Thursday night.

CBS Miami–04/25/2014

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Local Lawmakers Call For Sanctions Against Venezuelan Regime

As the violence worsens in Venezuela, several South Florida lawmakers have come out asking for sanctions to be imposed against the country’s socialist regime led by President Nicolas Maduro.

02/20/2014

National Association Of Sugar Mill Owners Of Cuba (Source: The Miami Herald)

Sugar Growers Assoc. Issues Statement On Fanjul Firestorm

A group of former Cuban sugar mill owners, who sought refuge in the U.S. after their lands and property were seized in the 1959 Cuban revolution, have entered fray after an interview earlier this month in which billionaire sugar baron Alfonso Fanjul spoke publicly for the first time about his thoughts on expanding his business into Cuba.

02/16/2014

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro during the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Agrees With Crist On Cuba

Last Friday night, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist called for an end to the Cuban embargo. While some GOP members immediately criticized Crist’s comments, the former governor’s opinion may be the prevailing opinion, according to new poll.

CBS Miami–02/11/2014

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Crist: Ending Cuban Embargo “The Right Thing”

Appearing Friday night on the HBO program Real Time with Bill Maher, Charlie Crist reversed his long held position in support of Cuban embargo, saying he now believed the embargo should be lifted.

02/10/2014

American Alan Gross (center) has been jailed in Cuba since 2009. It is believed this photo is the first allowed by Cuban authorities to be taken of Gross. (Source: Adela Dworin)

Fourth Anniversary Of American Held In Cuban Prison

Tuesday, December 3rd, marked the 4th anniversary of American humanitarian aid worker Alan Gross’ imprisonment by the Cuban regime. Gross was arrested while working covertly in the Communist-run country to set up Internet access for the island’s small Jewish community.

12/03/2013

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