| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:37 PM
We know the vast majority of Cubans who've immigrated here to escape a dictatorship are honest people who make enormous daily contributions to our community, economy and culture.
But a sliver of new arrivals are not here to flee political persecution....
| Feb 23, 2015
| 1:29 PM
Controversy continues to swirl around the upcoming Congressional address by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on March 3 in Washington, D.C.
The trouble began when the Israeli prime minister accepted an invitation by House Speaker John Boehner...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:36 PM
About 27,000 foreign residents of Broward County have a chance to live legal: find a job, obtain a driver's license and cast off fears of deportation under President Barack Obama's forthcoming immigration rules.
They are among 253,000 Floridians and 5.2...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 9:03 AM
Key Republican members of Congress from South Florida are lining up behind former Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential campaign over their colleague U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio's possible candidacy.
The Hill, a Washington based newspaper and news website, surveyed the...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 12:18 PM
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's outreach to Cuba will only perpetuate the torture, beatings and harsh imprisonment faced by Cubans who dare speak out against the Castro regime, former political prisoner Jorge Garcia Perez Antunez told...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:38 PM
According to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll before the State of the Union Address, Americans believe that "securing the border" should be a priority — after helping the economy, defeating the Islamic State and reducing the deficit.
| Jan 22, 2015
| 3:34 PM
When it comes to this week's historic talks on normalizing relations with Cuba, many people in South Florida remain deeply divided.
But when it comes to changing the immigration policy that gives preferential treatment to Cubans, an extraordinary...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:52 AM
President Barack Obama on Wednesday abruptly ended more than 50 years of U.S. attempts to isolate Cuba, ushering in sweeping changes that will connect Floridians to the island through increased travel, business and communication links.
The policy will...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:56 PM
WASHINGTON -- While wrapping up its least productive session in modern history, Congress approved some small-but-significant measures of special concern to Floridians and is expected to renew a sales-tax deduction that affects 2 million Florida families....
| Dec 17, 2014
| 3:32 PM
President Barack Obama:
"With the changes I'm announcing today, it will be easier for Americans to travel to Cuba, and Americans will be able to use American credit and debit cards on the island. Nobody represents America's values better than the...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 10:53 AM
A sampling of reactions to the release of Alan Gross and President Obama’s speech on normalizing relations with Cuba. As expected, the reactions split mostly along party lines:
“Alan Gross should never have spent one day in prison and we...