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File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Gov. Scott Urges Sanctions Against Venezuela

Gov. Rick Scott is urging President Barack Obama to consider sanctions against Venezuela, where opponents of President Nicolas Maduro are staging countrywide protests.

CBS Tampa–02/28/2014

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Newspaper: US Reporter Released In Venezuela

Venezuelan authorities have released a Miami Herald reporter they detained almost two days ago while he reported on the South American country’s economic crisis.

CBS Tampa–11/09/2013

File photo of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez.  (credit:  Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Chavez Death: Venezuelans In US Hopeful Of Change

Venezuelans in the U.S. cheered and expressed cautious optimism that new elections will bring change to their homeland after the death of President Hugo Chavez.

03/07/2013

Cheering Venezuelans in the U.S. waved their country's flag and voiced hope that change would come to their homeland after the death Tuesday of long-ruling populist President Hugo Chavez. (GERALDO CASO/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Venezuelans Cheer ‘He’s Gone’ In Response To Chavez Death

Cheering Venezuelans in the U.S. waved their country’s flag and voiced hope that change would come to their homeland after the death Tuesday of long-ruling populist President Hugo Chavez.

CBS Tampa–03/05/2013