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Coast Guard Reports Surge In Cubans Trying To Reach Florida

Since the U.S. and Cuba announced they would restore diplomatic relations, more and more Cubans have attempted the treacherous sea voyage in an effort to reach the U.S. illegally, the Coast Guard said.

01/05/2015

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Migrant Flow Into US From Caribbean Spikes

The migrant flow into the U.S. by way of South Florida has seen a big increase from its neighbors to the east.

01/04/2015

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Film Festival Flick Shines Light On Obscure Haitian Martial Art

A Miami film festival flick is bringing to light the obscure Haitian art of machete fencing.

12/19/2014

Lionfish may be invading our oceans, but pretty soon they'll be invading restaurant menus. Eating them could be a new alternative to controlling their population. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Restaurants Dishing Out A Solution To The Lionfish Invasion

Lionfish have been devastating Florida’s aquatic ecosystem as uninterrupted predators of native species. But now Miami chefs are turning the tables, putting these invasive fish on their menus.

11/28/2014

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Chikungunya Fever Rampant In Puerto Rico

The CDC says the Chikungunya outbreak in the Caribbean and Latin America shows no sign of slowing down, and if you are not careful, you could come home with symptoms.

11/09/2014

Forecast track of TD #9 as of Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 11:00 p.m. (Source:  wunderground.com)

TD # 9 Downgraded To Remnant Low After Moving Inland

Tropical Depression nine continues to move eastward near the Mexican state of Campeche and is still expected to strengthen as the week goes on.

10/22/2014

(Source: CBS4)

TD # 9 Forms Over SW Gulf Of Mexico

Tropical depression nine (TD #9) formed in the southwest Gulf of Mexico Tuesday evening as thunderstorms near the well defined low pressure center became better organized.

10/21/2014

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Cuban Migrant: 10 Days At Sea ‘Worst Of My Life’

Nine Cuban men who came ashore on Key Biscayne on a metal boat Tuesday opened up about the despair they faced when their motor ran out of gas.

09/24/2014

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In Florida, Service Workers Come From Elsewhere

Newly released data shows how much of Florida’s workers are from out-of-state as well as where they came from before moving to Florida in 2012.

09/12/2014

Rendering of the new Loews Sapphire Falls Resort to come at Universal Orlando.(Source: Universal Orlando Resort)

Caribbean Themed Hotel Coming To Universal Orlando

The flair of the Caribbean will be flowing through Orlando in the summer of 2016.

09/10/2014

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