With Miami Consulate Closed Venezuelan Ex-Pats Head to New Orleans to Vote


Luigi Boria (Photo: luigiboria.com)

Miami is home to the biggest Venezuelan ex-pat community anywhere. And many there oppose President Hugo Chavez.

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But the Chavez government shut down its consulate there a few months ago.

So, Venezuelans in Miami who want to vote in their country's election this weekend must travel to New Orleans to do so.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks to one of the expats making the trip, Luigi Boria from Doral, Florida.