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.
As the violence worsens in Venezuela, several South Florida lawmakers have come out asking for sanctions to be imposed against the country’s socialist regime led by President Nicolas Maduro.
Dozens of Venezuelans in Doral rallied against the country’s political regime over the weekend.
Venezuelans traveling to Florida and other popular destinations will no longer be allowed to spend as much money during their trip.
A Miami Herald reporter held in Venezuela against his will arrived in Miami on Sunday. Andean bureau chief Jim Wyss arrived aboard an American Airline flight which landed at Miami International Airport at 10:38 a.m.
Venezuelans across South Florida are headed to New Orleans to vote in the first presidential election since the death of Hugo Chavez.
U.S.-based Venezuelans are heading to New Orleans to cast ballots in their homeland’s presidential election after the country’s consulate in Miami closed.
Colombians, Venezuelans and Peruvians more than doubled their numbers in Florida over the last decade, making South Americans the state’s third-largest Hispanic group, according to the latest 2010 census numbers.
A growing number of Venezuelans are fleeing to the United States and seeking political asylum.