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Local Venezuelans board buses in Doral headed for New Orleans to vote Sunday. (Source: CBS4)

Local Venezuelans Board Buses To New Orleans To Vote

On Saturday afternoon, South Florida’s Venezuelans began a 16-hour trek from Doral to New Orleans, to vote in their country’s presidential election.

CBS4–04/13/2013

South Florida Venezuelans gathered to watch the election results at El Arepazo 2 restaurant in Doral.  (Source: CBS4)

U.S. Venezuelans: Reopen Miami Consulate

Members of the largest Venezuelan expatriate community in the United States are sending a petition to President Barack Obama seeking his help in the reopening of their country’s consulate in Miami.

CBS4–03/07/2013

People walk past a poster portraying Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez near the Military Hospital in Caracas on March 5, 2013. Venezuela plunged deeper into an uncertain future on Tuesday as cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez took a turn for the worse, hit by a severe infection and breathing problems. The poster reads, "Chavez lives and smiles". AFP PHOTO / Leo RAMIREZ        (LEO RAMIREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama, Local Politicians React To Chavez’s Death

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died Tuesday afternoon after more than a decade in office and a lengthy fight with cancer. The death of Chavez, who has been virulently anti-American, was greeted with hope for the future from local politicians.

CBS Miami–03/05/2013

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is shown on Venezuelan Television for the first time in two months on 2/15/12. (Source: Government Of Venezuela)

Venezuelan V.P. Says Chavez “Fighting For His Life”

Venezuela’s vice president said Thursday that President Hugo Chavez is fighting for his life while he continues to undergo treatment more than two months after his latest cancer surgery.

CBS4–03/01/2013

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