Mario Diaz-Balart

CBS4 On The Ground For Historic Embassy OpeningWith 48 hours to go before the American embassy officially open in Havana, CBS4's Rick Folbaum arrived in the island nation.
Local GOP Leaders Slam US Flag Raising In Havana Just two days before Secretary of State John Kerry raises the American flag at the re-opening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana, some Republican South Florida congressional leaders are calling the historic event an offensive, shameful spectacle.
Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Congressman Mario Diaz-BalartCBS4's Jim DeFede sits down for an extended one-one interview with Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart.
Redistricting Hearings Requested, Turned DownFacing political uncertainty after a Supreme Court ruling, 15 U.S. House members sent a letter this week to Florida legislative leaders calling for redistricting hearings across the state.
Court Orders Redrawing Of 8 Congressional DistrictsThe state's highest court has ordered that at least eight congressional districts be redrawn because they don't meet the requirements that prohibits political lines from being drawn to favor incumbents or a political party.
Florida Republicans Call On Feds To Extend LIP FundingA 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.
House GOP Bill Blocks New Air Flights, Cruise Ships To CubaHouse Republicans unveiled legislation to sharply curb the Obama administration’s recent moves to ease restrictions on travel to Cuba.
Pro, Anti-Castro Groups Clash In Panama CityPandemonium in Panama City when pro-Castro and anti-Castro groups clashed outside a hotel.
FIU Poll Shows Shifting Attitudes Among Cuban AmericansA poll by Florida International University shows shifting attitudes among Cuban Americans when asked about U.S. policy toward Cuba.
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.
Local Lawmakers Call For Sanctions Against Venezuelan RegimeAs 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.
Sugar Growers Assoc. Issues Statement On Fanjul FirestormA 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.