Protests

Venezuela Rally in Weston (Source: CBS4)

Venezuelans In South Florida Rally For Countrymen

Some local Venezuelans say it’s extremely difficult to watch the recent images of protests-gone-violent pouring out of their native country.

02/21/2014

The first wave of Dream Defenders around the Capitol Rotunda. (Source: dreamdefenders.org)

Zimmerman Verdict Protesters Hold ‘People’s Session’ At State Capitol

More than two weeks after George Zimmerman was acquitted charges for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, a group of protesters continue to stand their ground in the hallway near Governor Scott’s office in Tallahassee.

07/31/2013

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Denies Demands But Protesters Persist

As a small group of peaceful protesters persist at the state’s Capitol Wednesday, Governor Rick Scott reiterated that he does not have plans to call a session to address Florida’s self-defense laws following the George Zimmerman trial, the man acquitted of charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.

07/17/2013

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Security Breach In Libya Is Ignored By American Media

As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.

09/17/2012

(Source: Walter Michot/Miami Herald Staff) Francesca Placide, a student at Krop High, showing the shirt she war to school Monday to honor the one month anniversary of Trayvon Martin's death.

Classmates Don Black To Honor Trayvon One Month After Shooting

One month ago today, Krop High School student Trayvon Martin was shot dead in a Sanford subdivision, less that a hundred yards from the home where he and his dad had been watching the All Star Game. This morning, hundreds of his classmates came to school wearing black to mark the day.

03/26/2012

Occupy Miami members say the movement may be necessary to finally change things. (Courtesy: Suji Bell)

‘Occupy’ S. Fla. Movements Meet Saturday

Hundreds of participants joined Occupy groups in South Florida, specifically Fort Lauderdale and Miami, as they gathered on Saturday to be a part of the ‘Occupy’ movement that’s continuing to spread to cities across America.

CBS4–10/15/2011

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S. Fla. ‘Occupy’ Movements To Meet Saturday

Occupy groups in South Florida, specifically Fort Lauderdale and Miami, will gather on Saturday to join the ‘Occupy’ movement that’s continuing to spread to cities across America.

CBS4–10/14/2011

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S. Fla. ‘Occupy’ Movements Hold First Assembly

Occupy groups in South Florida, specifically Fort Lauderdale and Miami, gathered Saturday to join the ‘Occupy’ movement that’s spreading to cities across America.

10/08/2011

(Source: AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Fla. Lawmakers Brace For Possible RNC Protests

Florida lawmakers were warned about possible protests at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa.

CBS4–09/20/2011

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Statewide Protests Mark Legislature’s Start

Tuesday may become known as the beginning of the protests. Thirty-two of them were held across Florida Tuesday, including downtown Miami and Fort Lauderdale, as the Florida legislature began its session.

CBS4–03/08/2011

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