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Oil Rigs (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Hopes, Fears, Doubts Surround Cuba’s Oil Future

One of the most prolific oil and gas basins on the planet sits just off Cuba’s northwest coast, and the thaw in relations with the United States is giving rise to hopes that Cuba can now get in on the action.

12/20/2014

Senator Marco Rubio talks about Ebola preparedness in South Florida on Oct. 16, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

US Sen Rubio Sees New Hope For Venezuela Sanctions

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is hoping more newly elected Republicans will help push efforts to improve sanctions on Venezuelan officials who commit human rights abuses.

11/05/2014

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Exclusive: Deepak Chopra Trying Something New In South Florida

World renowned author and spiritual leader Deepak Chopra is in South Florida doing something he has never done before.

10/26/2014

Manuel Alberto Alvarado was arrested after, police said, he claimed to have a bomb (Courtesy: Miami-Dade Police)

Man Faces Judge After MIA Bomb Scare

A man who police said caused the evacuation of Miami International Airport (MIA) terminals after a fake bomb threat faced a judge on Thursday.

10/23/2014

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MIA Terminal Shutdown After Bomb Scare, Man Arrested

A bomb scare at Miami International Airport forced authorities to shut down a terminal for more than three hours Wednesday morning.

10/22/2014

Venezuelan Flag (Source: CBS4)

Garcia: Block Venezuela’s Sale Of Citgo

A local leader along with Venezuelan opposition leaders in South Florida do not want Venezuela to sell their U.S.-based Citgo Petroleum Corp.

08/27/2014

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Groups Calling For Release Of Haitian Immigrants

Several groups are calling for US Customs and Immigration Enforcement to release a group of Haitians who landed on Hillsboro Beach, and to give them a chance at due process.

08/27/2014

Venezuelan Flag (Source: CBS4)

Florida Politicians Applaud Travel Sanctions On Venezuelan Officials

An announcement by the U.S. Secretary of State concerning new sanctions on two dozen high-ranking Venezuelan officials linked to human rights abuses was met with party line reaction by some of Florida’s top politicians.

07/30/2014

Wilfrido Cardenas Hoffman (Source: US Attorney's Office)

Newtown Calls Suspect Faces Judge

A man who was arrested in Miami for allegedly making threatening phone calls to Newtown residents following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in 2012, faced a judge Wednesday.

07/16/2014

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Paltry Car Sales Seen As Sign of Cuba’s Priorities

Cuban’s wanting to buy a car will have to pay a hefty price leaving many out of the new policy change which was meant to allow any Cuban to buy a car without a special permit.

07/11/2014

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