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Twelve migrants were rescued by the Coast Guard after their vessel sank in the Caribbean Sea.  (Source: CBS4)

Migrants Rescued After Boat Sinks In Caribbean Sea

Twelve Cuban migrants were rescued after their boat sank in the Caribbean Sea Thursday.

CBS Miami–03/28/2014

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International Trips You Can Do In A Weekend

Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.


The U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Netherlands Navy and U.S. law enforcement partners seized 1,517 pounds of cocaine and detained Dominican Republic nationals Rene Peña-Almonte; José Antonio Toribio-Sánchez; and Raúl Rodríguez-Pascual, during an at-sea interdiction on June 11, 2013, in the Caribbean Sea, announced Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez, United States Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico, alongside federal law enforcement partners during a press conference at Coast Guard Base San Juan, June 18, 2013. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad, Sector San Juan Public Affairs Officer)

Bales Of Cocaine Tossed During High-Speed Water Chase

A massive load of cocaine worth a wholesale value of $24 million was taken from three alleged Dominican smugglers aboard a go-fast boat in the Caribbean Sea.


Coast Guards Seize $27 million worth of cocaine.

Miami Coast Guard Seizes $27 Million Worth Of Cocaine

The Coast Guard is celebrating another big haul seized in the western Caribbean.


Tropical Storm Rafael Forms In Eastern Caribbean Sea

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center say the system over the eastern Caribbean Sea has formed into Tropical Storm Rafael.


The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Confidence offloads 2,300 pounds of marijuana at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., Nov. 1, 2011. The marijuana was seized by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin from a go-fast vessel interdicted in the Caribbean Sea Oct. 26, 2011. (Courtesy: U.S. Coast Guard photo)

Coast Guard Seizes More Than A Ton Of Illegal Drugs

More than 2,300 pounds of marijuana and nearly 900 pounds of cocaine will not make it into the streets of South Florida after Coast Guard crews seized the illegal drugs from two separate vessels earlier this month.


Coast Guard Stops Cocaine Filled Boats

Coast Guard Seizes Nearly 3,000 Pounds Of Cocaine

The U.S. Coast Guard captured more than a ton of cocaine during two operations in the Caribbean in recent weeks.


KEY WEST, Fla. -- Bales of cocaine weighing a total of 4,355 pounds on the flight deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Bear at Coast Guard Sector Key West Sept. 21, 2011. The Bear crew offloaded 4,355 pounds of cocaine at Sector Key West from a Sept. 9, 2011, go-fast interdiction in the Caribbean Sea. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nick Ameen.

Coast Guard Intercepts $58 Million In Cocaine Off FL Coast

The Coast Guard showed off a major cocaine bust in Key West Wednesday.


Tropical Disturbance 8/1/11 10 A.M.

Tropical Disturbance Brewing In Caribbean

The National Hurricane Center has given a strong area of low pressure in the Caribbean a 80 percent chance of becoming a tropical depression or higher in the next 48 hours; and South Floridians need to keep an eye on the development of this system.


Large but disorganized area of showers and thunderstorms associated with a broad low pressure system continues over much of the central and western Caribbean Sea. (CBS4)

Caribbean Disturbance Has 40% Chance Of Developing

A broad area of low pressure is located over the Caribbean to the Southwest of Jamaica. The system has not become better organized since Sunday.