Miami Airport Cuban Delegation Crisis Prompts Federal Legislation Introduction

Miami Airport Cuban Delegation Crisis Prompts Federal Legislation Introduction

Mateo Guillamont
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June 6, 2024
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and U.S. Representative Carlos Giménez (R-FL), have filed legislation in response to reports of Cuban government officials touring Miami International Airport’s (MIA) Transportation Security Administration (TSA) facilities. The visit by Cuban officials to MIA, who were led through secure areas unauthorized for the general public, caused uproar amongst the South […]
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'Dangerous & Pathetic': Gimenez Chastises Biden Admin for Cuba Policy Change

'Dangerous & Pathetic': Gimenez Chastises Biden Admin for Cuba Policy Change

Jackson Bakich
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May 29, 2024
Representative Carlos Gimenez (R-FL) has called President Joe Biden (D) and his recent policy on Cuba “dangerous and pathetic” as he believes the Commander-In-Chief is complying with dictators. He released a statement after the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that it has amended its regulations to “increase support for the Cuban people and independent […]
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Ex-Ambassador Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Spying on the US

Ex-Ambassador Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Spying on the US

Mateo Guillamont
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April 15, 2024
Former US Ambassador to Bolivia Victor Manuel Rocha pleaded guilty late last week to covertly working for Cuban intelligence services for decades while also serving in the US’ foreign service. Ex-Ambassador Rocha’s guilty plea earned him 15 years behind bars. Rocha had served on the US State Department’s National Security Council from 1994 to 1995 […]
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Lawmakers Denounce Alleged Russian Election Interference in Puerto Rico

Lawmakers Denounce Alleged Russian Election Interference in Puerto Rico

Mateo Guillamont
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April 2, 2024
Puerto Rican officials have uncovered and reported various Russian attempts to allegedly undermine the island’s democratic processes.  US Shadow Representative Roberto Lefranc Fortuño originally flagged Russia’s surreptitious misinformation campaign against Puerto Rico.  According to Representative Fortuño, misleading propaganda produced by Russia’s state-run ‘Russian Television’ channel has flooded Puerto Rican media platforms in recent weeks.  “I […]
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US Post Office Could be Renamed to Honor Jimmy Buffett Thanks to Gimenez Bill

US Post Office Could be Renamed to Honor Jimmy Buffett Thanks to Gimenez Bill

Mateo Guillamont
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March 27, 2024
US Representative Carlos Gimenez (R-FL) has filed a bill to rename the Federal Post Office located in Key West, Florida, as the "Jimmy Buffett Post Office Building." The bill comes after Buffett passed away last September.  Representative Gimenez announced the initiative via X, claiming renaming the post office would memorialize a “Florida Keys legend.” 🚨NEWS […]
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Florida Lawmakers Salazar, Diaz-Balart, Gimenez Rally Behind Pro-Freedom Cuba Protestors

Florida Lawmakers Salazar, Diaz-Balart, Gimenez Rally Behind Pro-Freedom Cuba Protestors

Mateo Guillamont
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March 18, 2024
South Florida Lawmakers voiced their support for Cuban pro-freedom demonstrations as scores of Cuban citizens took to the streets on Sunday to protest governmental human rights abuses.  Thousands of Cubans publicly expressed their disdain for the present communist regime’s repression of fundamental freedoms as well as the dire economic crisis ravaging the island.  The protests […]
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Salazar, Gimenez, and Balart Host Conference Asking Biden Retain Cuba's State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation

Salazar, Gimenez, and Balart Host Conference Asking Biden Retain Cuba's State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation

Mateo Guillamont
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March 9, 2024
US Representatives Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL), Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL), and Carlos Giménez (R-FL) held a press conference to claim Cuba must remain on the US State Department’s State Sponsors of Terrorism list.  The press conference comes at the heels of a recent trip to Cuba by some Democrat lawmakers.  Last week, representatives Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) […]
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Giménez says Reversion to Remain in Mexico Would Solve '70% of the Problem' at the Border

Giménez says Reversion to Remain in Mexico Would Solve '70% of the Problem' at the Border

Jackson Bakich
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March 9, 2024
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Carlos Giménez (R-FL) spoke with The Floridian to discuss Democrats being open to reinstating the “Remain in Mexico” policy as well as President Biden’s State of the Union address, just hours away. When asked about the receptiveness of Democrats on the Trump immigration policy, Rep. Giménez said that “probably 70% of […]
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Long-Awaited Port Cybersecurity Initiative Lauded by Gimenez

Long-Awaited Port Cybersecurity Initiative Lauded by Gimenez

Mateo Guillamont
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February 22, 2024
US Congressman Carlos Gimenez (R-FL) welcomed news that President Joe Biden will issue an executive order aimed at bolstering the cybersecurity of US ports.  President Biden’s announcement follows increased fears over potential Chinese surveillance of the movement of goods through US ports.  According to Rear Admiral Jay Vann, commander of the U.S. Coast Guard Cyber […]
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Gimenez: 'Complete Destruction of Hamas' is Israel's Avenue for Peace

Gimenez: 'Complete Destruction of Hamas' is Israel's Avenue for Peace

Jackson Bakich
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November 24, 2023
While making a television appearance, Representative Carlos Gimenez (R-FL) spoke on the strategy for moving toward peace in the Middle East. He said the only way is “the complete destruction of Hamas.” After seeing the scenes from the Israeli-Hamas war, Rep. Gimenez called them “chilling.” 🚨NEW: The only way to achieve peace in #Israel is […]
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Gimenez: Iran Has American Officials 'On Their Hit List'

Gimenez: Iran Has American Officials 'On Their Hit List'

Jackson Bakich
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November 18, 2023
Representative Carlos Gimenez (R-FL) met with The Floridian to discuss the threat of terrorist attacks via the southern border from foreign adversaries such as Iran. Recently, Rep. Gimenez grilled Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and FBI Director Christopher Wray on this very topic. "There was really no significant change in funding," Rep. Gimenez said […]
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Gimenez Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Bring Transparency to Online Shopping

Gimenez Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Bring Transparency to Online Shopping

Jackson Bakich
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November 9, 2023
Representatives Carlos Gimenez (R-FL) and Andy Kim (D-NJ) introduced the Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) Online Act in a bipartisan fashion. Currently, products sold online do not have to provide the country of origin to consumers. However, this bill would require that when patrons are considering a product on the internet, that product’s country of […]
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Biden Told To Stop 'Cheap Statements' and 'Empty Political Signaling on Cuba

Biden Told To Stop 'Cheap Statements' and 'Empty Political Signaling on Cuba

Javier Manjarres
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August 2, 2021
Libertad! Libertad! Libertad! This was the chant heard last weekend at another rally in Miami in support of the Cuban protests against the Communist regime in Cuba It’s been three weeks since the protests broke out and while both Democratic and Republican legislators have shown full support for the protestors and their plight against the […]
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Carlos Gimenez Literally Steps Across Pelosi's Mask Mandate

Carlos Gimenez Literally Steps Across Pelosi's Mask Mandate

Javier Manjarres
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July 30, 2021
The recent mask mandate in the U.S. House of Representatives that Speaker Nancy Pelosi handed down is nothing more than a political play against Republican legislators that have not been vaccinated. Shortly after the mandate came down, a directive has given to Capitol Police to arrest any and all staffers and visitors not wearing a […]
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