Trump Campaign Battles Democrats for Latin Votes in Florida

The president’s campaign has been targeting Cuban-Americans and voters from Venezuela and Nicaragua

Trump supporters took part in a rally in Miami’s Little Havana this month.

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MIAMI—Trailing in polls in key swing states, President Trump needs Florida’s electoral votes. To help, he is courting the state’s Latino voters, particularly Cuban-Americans and voters from countries with leftist regimes like Venezuela and Nicaragua.

In a 30-second Spanish-language digital ad, Mr. Trump tries to tie his opponent, Democratic candidate Joe Biden, to a gallery of leftist Latin American strongmen. The ad says, without evidence, that Mr. Biden “is the candidate of Castrochavismo”—a term coined to describe the mix...

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