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“Maduro is a Tyrant and a Thug”: U.S. Rep. Demings Rejects Lifting Sanctions on Venezuela

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Former Orlando chief of police and current Congresswoman (D-Fl) Val Demings blasted the Biden administration for lifting some sanctions on Venezuela, saying that it will only help the Venezuelan regime. “Nicolás Maduro is a tyrant and a thug, no different than the criminals I spent 27 years putting behind bars. Easing…

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Citizens Protest Decision for Toll Road Through Split Oak Forest Park

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. (FNN) – Conservation groups and local residents held a press conference to protest the recent approval of the Osceola Parkway extension through Split Oak Forest Park by the Florida Communities Trust Board (FCTB) last week. “Citizens have strongly expressed their opposition to this project,” said Maria Revelles, director of conservation group Chispa…

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Rep. Morales en Camino a 100 Proyectos Convertidos en Ley en su Primer Período

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN New en Español) – En su actualización legislativa con Florida National News, la Representante Estatal Daisy Morales (D-48) está encaminada a tener más de 100 proyectos de ley que ha patrocinado y co-patrocinado convertidos en ley, durante su primer período (2020-2022) en la Cámara de Representantes de Florida.   Apoyo Bipartidario Morales,…

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Orlando Police Department Awards its Neighborhood Crime Prevention Volunteers

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – The Orlando Police Department celebrated its annual Crime Prevention Award Ceremony, where they recognize the city residents for their contribution and participation on the Neighborhood Watch program. Considered worldwide to be one of the most effective crime prevention programs, there are now over 1,000 watch captains citywide, according to the City…

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DeSantis Announces Payment Increase for Law Enforcement, Says New COVID Lockdowns “Not Going to Happen”

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Florida governor Ron DeSantis announced new legislation to increase payment for both local and state law enforcement, as well as new bonuses for all first responders in the state, during a press conference at the Florida Highway Patrol headquarters in Orlando. DeSantis criticized other states that have sought to defund different…

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Florida National News Named Media Partner for 24th Don Quijote Awards Gala

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – The 24th Annual Don Quijote Awards Gala, presented by Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO) and Prospera announced Tuesday this year’s event sponsors and media partners during an in-person press conference held at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando. The Don Quijote Awards are made possible thanks…

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PHOTOS: Orange County Celebrates the Work and Culture of Hispanics in ‘Noche de Esperanza’

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Orange County Government closed Hispanic Heritage Month with “Noche de Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope,” a gala that honored youth leaders of the Hispanic community and celebrate the culture. The celebration also included the Hispanic Youth Leadership Awards (HYLA), a brainchild of Yetzenia Negrón, president of the Hispanic…

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