Venezuela

Doral Mayor Luigi Boria (Source: http://www.cityofdoral.com/)

Doral Mayor Urges President To Suspend Venezuelan Deportations

Doral’s mayor has urged President Barack Obama to suspend deportations of Venezuelans with no criminal history.

06/29/2014

Dozens of Venezuelan-Americans gathered in Doral Thursday morning to board buses bound for Washington D.C. where they hope to pressure Congress and the White House to crack down on Venezuela’s government which they call a dictatorship. (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Venezuelans Head To Washington D.C.

Dozens of Venezuelan-Americans gathered in Doral Thursday morning to board buses bound for Washington D.C. where they hope to pressure Congress and the White House to crack down on Venezuela’s government which they call a dictatorship.

05/08/2014

Venezuelan Flag (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Venezuelans Head To Washington To Press For Sanctions

A caravan of Venezuelans from South Florida will head to Washington D.C. on Thursday to press for lawmakers to place sanctions on Venezuela.

05/06/2014

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Jim sits down with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to discuss David Rivera’s decision to run for his old seat in Congress, he chances of immigration reform, Venezuela, Obamacare, VA issues and much more.

CBS4–05/05/2014

Venezuelan Flag (Source: CBS4)

Miami Woman Receives Letter From President Obama

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

04/27/2014

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

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