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Florida's two senators, Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Marco Rubio, discuss the issues in Venezuela at a restaurant in Doral on Thursday, April 17, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Senators Rubio, Nelson Come Together On Venezuela

Florida’s two senators, Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Marco Rubio, sat side by side Thursday morning at a Venezuelan restaurant in Doral to condemn what they describe as the country’s repressive regime.

04/17/2014

Venezuelan Flag (Source: CBS4)

Venezuelans Hold 5K In Miami To Support Protesters

In support of student protesters abroad, Venezuelans in Miami are holding a 5K run on Saturday.

04/12/2014

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Gov. Scott In Miami Accepts Petitions Urging Protection Of Human Rights In Venezuela

Governor Rick Scott returned to South Florida on Monday and met with families as a show of support for those affected by the crisis in Venezuela.

03/31/2014

Marco Rubio (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio Focuses On Economic Agenda, Foreign Relations At Speech In Palm Beach

Senator Marco Rubio wants young people to be prepared for 21st century jobs and innovation–that was the focus of his speech to the Palm Beach Republican Club on Wednesday afternoon.

03/19/2014

Venezuelan Flag (Source: CBS4)

Venezuela Pres: ‘Miami lobby’ Leads US Policy

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro believes that South Florida politicians, like Marco Rubio, are leading the country into an extremist foreign policy against his country.

03/14/2014

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Venezuela Demonstrations Heat Up Again This Weekend

The demonstrations against the violence in Venezuela will continue in South Florida through the weekend.

03/01/2014

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Rubio & Scott Make A Stop In Doral To Talk About Venezuela

Governor Rick Scott and Senator Marco Rubio made their way to Doral Friday where protesters rallied for change in their country to speak to the leaders of the Miami-Venex Democratic Unity Roundtable.

CBS Miami–02/28/2014

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio: Human Rights, Liberty, Democracy Being Disrupted In Venezuela

Senator Marco Rubio gave an impassioned speech earlier this week outlining the major problems in Venezuela. The issue hits home to many in South Florida and Senator Rubio is continuing his push for the U.S. government to do something about the demonstrations and government retaliations.

CBS Miami–02/27/2014

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UM Holds Forum On Venezuela

Following weekend demonstrations across South Florida in solidarity with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s political opposition, the University of Miami’s Institute for Cuba and Cuban-American Studies is gathering to examine the mass protests in the country and what potential effects it poses on Cuba.

02/24/2014

Rally Venezuela in Doral (Source: CBS4)

Thousands Rally Across Fla. For Venezuela

The Venezuelan flag waved through various parts of Florida this weekend with thousands of demonstrators showing up to support the country’s political opposition movement.

02/23/2014

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