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Venezuelan Flag (Source: CBS4)

Miami Woman To Get Letter From President Obama

A Miami resident is getting a hand-delivered letter from President Barack Obama on Sunday.

04/26/2014

El Nuevo Herald reporter Antonio Delgado (center) and AP reporter Christine Armario discuss the crisis in Venezuela with Jim DeFede. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Crisis in Venezuela

Florida’s two U.S. Senators-in town at the same place, at the same time, and on the same page. At an appearance in Doral, Senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson met with the Venezuelan community to demonstrate their solidarity with the Venezuelan people. Both senators have been vocal about their support for Venezuela during this time of crisis. We hear what they have to say and continue the conversation with local journalists covering the story.

CBS4–04/21/2014

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

(Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio  (Source: CBS4)

Rubio Wants Treasury Secretary To Meet With S. Florida’s Venezuelan Community

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.

03/16/2014

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

MIAMI - MARCH 16: Leonardo Ramirez (L) and Mayanis Cincio dance together during the annual Calle Ocho celebration March 16, 2008 in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida. The event is billed as the largest Hispanic festival in the nation. (Photo by: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Locals Partied Calle Ocho Style

An event billed as the largest Hispanic festival took over Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood on Sunday.

03/09/2014

March 7. 2014: Students held a rally to protest violence in Venezuela.  Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Congressman Mario Diaz Balart were among the speakers. (Source: Walter Makaula, CBS4)

South Florida Political Leaders Attend FIU Venezuela Rally

Students at Florida International University rallied for peace in Venezuela Friday with the help of a few members of Congress.

CBS4–03/07/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Tempers Flared In Doral City Hall Over Venezuela

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.

03/06/2014

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