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A mural with the words "Patria y Vida," or "Homeland and Life," a twist on the Cuban national motto, "Homeland or Death."

In Miami, Cuban American progressives promote civic engagement ahead of midterms


Miami progressives are trying to break the Republican grip on the state’s Latino voters by making cultural connections to Cubans in the US. 

Group of people gather outside a church for a prayers

Cuban Americans make plea to Biden administration for help on immigration limbo

US Sen. Marco Rubio is shown wearing a dark suit and speaking with a small placard in front of him with his name on it.

China announces sanctions targeting Rubio, Cruz; Polish President Andrzej Duda reelected; Remembering Zindzi Mandela

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US Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are shown standing near each other and wearing dark suits.

China sanctions Cruz, Rubio, Smith, Brownback for criticism

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Cuban Americans protest Raul Castro leaving office as Cuba's president and Miguel Diaz Canel named as the new president, in Little Havana neighborhood in Miami, Florida

Analysis: Beyond Cuban exceptionalism and toward the 2020 elections

Carlos Alfredo Vecchio speaks at a podium in front of reporters

A Venezuelan ambassador without an embassy: Carlos Vecchio gets to work

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The White House is recognizing Carlos Vecchio as Venezuela’s new ambassador to the US. But embattled Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has locked and shuttered the country’s embassy.

The corporate logo of Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA is seen at a gas station sign

Why does oil matter so much to Venezuela?

Oil accounts for 95 percent of Venezuelan exports. It’s became even more critical when the Trump administration blocked US revenue to a subsidiary of Venezuela’s state oil company in a bid to force Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro from office.

US embassy in Cuba

More details but no answers in brain trauma cases of US diplomats in Cuba

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Doctors call it “a concussion without concussion.” But what’s causing it? The medical mystery continues.

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos

President Trump, what is your position on the Colombian peace process?


A surprise and secret meeting between President Donald Trump and two former Colombian leaders has supporters of the Colombian peace process on edge.

For cities along Florida's Atlantic coast, flooding from high tides has already become a reality. Fort Lauderdale, Fla., September 2015.

South Florida Republicans are fed up with their party leaders on climate change


For local leaders in South Florida, battling rising tides and climate change isn’t a partisan issue.