In support of student protesters abroad, Venezuelans in Miami are holding a 5K run on Saturday.
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.
In an effort to keep the spotlight on the political turmoil in Venezuela, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has asked Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew to meet with the Venezuelan community in South Florida this week.
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.
An event billed as the largest Hispanic festival took over Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood on Sunday.
Students at Florida International University rallied for peace in Venezuela Friday with the help of a few members of Congress.
It was supposed to be a show of solidarity with the Venezuelan people on Thursday but as with all things at Doral City Hall, it came with a side dish of drama. Tempers were flaring and there was some yelling.
On the streets of Venezuela, protestors are demanding change, rallying against soaring inflation, food shortages and dwindling rights.
The demonstrations against the violence in Venezuela will continue in South Florida through the weekend.
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.