Nicaragua

(Source: AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)

Five Sentenced In $25M Medicare Fraud Involving Nicaragua, D.R.

Five people have been sent to federal prison for their roles in a $25 million Medicare fraud scheme that involved people from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic posing as U.S. patients.

07/05/2015

A woman arrested for going on a rant and smoke on an airplane isn't making any excuses for her actions that day. (Source: YouTube)

Woman Arrested For Smoking, Ranting On Plane Explains Herself

A woman arrested for going on a rant and smoking a cigarette on an airplane isn’t making any excuses for her actions that day.

03/16/2015

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

Medicare Fraud

8 Dade Residents Charged With Healthcare Fraud

Eight Miami-Dade County residents have been charged with a $25 million health care fraud scheme in which people in Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic posed as Florida residents.

11/19/2014

The remnants of Topical Depression Hanna 2 day forecast as of 10/27/14 at 11 p.m. (Source: Wunderground.com)

TD Hanna Dissipates But Heavy Rains Still Expected

Tropical Storm Hanna formed off the coast of Nicaragua on Monday.

10/27/2014

Ana Alliegro arrested in Managua, Nicaragua Friday March 7, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

David Rivera Associate To Appeal For Bail Once Again

A close associate of former U.S. Rep. David Rivera plans to appeal a judge’s ruling denying her release on bail on charges of violating federal campaign finance laws.

CBS Miami–05/16/2014

Ana Alliegro

Rivera Associate Denied Bail For Second Time

As former U.S. Representative David Rivera announced he plans another run for Congress, a close associate of his has been denied bail a second time on charges of violating federal campaign finance laws.

05/02/2014

Ana Alliegro arrested in Managua, Nicaragua Friday March 7, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

No Bail For Rivera Associate In Campaign Case

Ana Alliegro, an associate of former Republican Congressman David Rivera, was in federal court Friday in a campaign finance violations case.

04/11/2014

(AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Sweetwater Mayor Issues Statement On Nicaraguan Earthquake

At least 23 people were injured in a town about 30 miles northwest of the capital city of Managua.

CBS Miami–04/11/2014

Ana Alliegro arrested in Managua, Nicaragua Friday March 7, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Rivera Friend Pleads Not Guilty To Campaign Violations

Ana Alliegro, the friend and political confidante of former Republican Congressman David Rivera, pleaded not guilty in federal court Monday afternoon to multiple charges related to the campaign of Justin Sternad.

CBS Miami–03/10/2014

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