This special edition of Facing South Florida focused on an investigation of the health care provided by cruise lines for passengers.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With State Sen. Ileana GarciaJim DeFede and the Republican state senator, who represents voters in Miami-Dade County, discussed a wide range of topics tied to the 2022 legislative session.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Nikki FriedFried and DeFede discussed, among other things, her reaction to the governor’s State of the State address and the controversial bill moving through the legislature to ban all abortions in Florida after 15 weeks, even in cases of rape and incest.
Facing South Florida: Stuck In A SnowstormJim DeFede chronicles his experience this past week when he was stuck in his car for nearly 24 hours when a snow and ice storm shut down I-95 in Virginia.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 with Charlie CristJim DeFede and the Democratic U.S. congressman discuss, among other things, January 6 one year later and the state’s COVID response.
Facing South Florida: The 2022 Legislative SessionJim DeFede looks ahead to the upcoming legislative session with Republican State Sen. Manny Diaz Jr.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Sheila Cherfilus-McCormickJim DeFede went one-on-one with the Democratic nominee for the congressional seat made vacant with the passing earlier this year of Alcee Hastings.
Facing South Florida: Focusing On The Movement To End Gun ViolenceJim focuses on the movement to end gun violence in America. ‘Giffords’ is a group created by and led by former Arizona congresswoman Gabby Giffords who is now a gun safety activist. The conversation focuses on where we stand in the campaign designed to prevent gun violence ahead of an event next week commemorating the thousands of people in Florida who have lost their lives to gun violence.
Facing South Florida: United Teachers Of Dade President On Alberto Carvalho’s DepartureJim goes one-on-one with UTD President Karla Hernandez-Mats about the announcement this week from longtime Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho that he has accepted a position to lead the Los Angeles school district, and what is next for Miami-Dade schools.
Facing South Florida: Remembering Former U.S. Rep. Carrie Meek, Part 2Jim DeFede visited her home for a conversation with her son, former Congressman Kendrick Meek.
Facing South Florida: Remembering Former U.S. Rep. Carrie Meek, Part 1Jim DeFede devoted the entire half-hour to the life and legacy of former Congresswoman Carrie Meek.
Facing South Florida: Interview With Miami Herald's Rick HirschCBS4' Eliott Rodriguez and Rick Hirsch, the longtime managing editor of the Miami Herald, discuss his upcoming retirement after more than 40 years at the Herald.
Facing South Florida: Interview With Madeline PumariegaPart 2 of CBS4's Eliott Rodriguez's interview with Madeline Pumariega, President of Miami-Dade College ahead of her official swearing-in as MDC’s firth president.
Facing South Florida: Interview with Madeline Pumariega, President of Miami-Dade CollegeCBS4's Eliott Rodriguez goes one-on-one in a sit-down interview with the President of Miami-Dade College ahead of her official swearing-in as MDC president. She was chosen for the job a year ago, but the investiture had to be postponed due to the pandemic. Eliott and Ms. Pumariega discuss a variety of issues, including what her first year has been like, and looking ahead to the return of the Miami Book Fair, an exhibit celebrating the college’s 60th anniversary and the planning for next spring’s Miami International Film Festival.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Mayor Dan GelberJim DeFede and Mayor Dan Gelber discussed what’s next now that a majority of voters just decided that alcohol sales in the entertainment district should end at 2 a.m. instead of 5 a.m.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Roger StoneJim DeFede went one-on-one with Roger Stone, who made national headlines this week when he said he was considering a run for governor of Florida.
Facing South Florida: Cuba’s Fight for FreedomLauren Pastrana spoke with the executive director of the Cuban Freedom March about what’s happened in the months since the initial uprising and what more can be done to help the Cuban people.
Facing South Florida: COVID Vaccine MisinformationLauren Pastrana spoke to a Miami-based OBGYN about how the misinformation surrounding the vaccine could cost people their lives.
Facing South Florida: Election Day 2021As we count down to Tuesday’s vote, Lauren Pastrana took a closer look at this year’s off-year election.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With U.S. Rep. Charlie CristDeFede and the congressman discussed if he thinks the Parkland shooter should get the death penalty, and a number of other things, including Crist’s plan to legalize marijuana in Florida.
Facing South Florida: Parkland Massacre Guilty PleaJim DeFede’s guest is Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter was one of the 17 victims killed in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, 2018.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Manny DiazJim DeFede and Diaz, who is the chairman of the Florida Democratic Party and former mayor of Miami, tackled a variety of topics.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Emilio GonzalezJim DeFede and Gonzalez talked all things Miami.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek MurthyJim DeFede and Dr. Vivek Murthy, who grew up in South Florida, discussed all things COVID.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With State Sen. Joe GrutersJim DeFede and his guest, State Sen. Joe Gruters, who is the Chairman of the Republican Party of Florida discussed a variety of topics, including the likelihood of a bill restricting abortions, the governor’s race and COVID policies.