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August 1, 2014: Tropical Storm Bertha as of 11 p.m. (source: wunderground.com)

Tropical Storm Bertha Now In N. Caribbean Sea

Tropical Storm Bertha, the 2014 Hurricane Season’s second-named storm moved across Martinique Friday afternoon.

08/01/2014

A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Spreading After South Florida Bite

Health officials confirmed the first two locally acquired cases of the chikungunya virus in South Florida.

07/17/2014

Cuban-Flag

Paltry Car Sales Seen As Sign of Cuba’s Priorities

Cuban’s wanting to buy a car will have to pay a hefty price leaving many out of the new policy change which was meant to allow any Cuban to buy a car without a special permit.

07/11/2014

Closer view of an Aedes Aegypti mosquito (dengue fer vector) inside a house in Santa Barbara neighborhood north outskirst Guatemala city on July 11, 2013. Guatemalan government keep a strategic plan for the prevention and control of dengue. AFP PHOTO/Johan ORDONEZ (Photo: JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Officials Urge Greater Protection From Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes

The mosquito season is in kicking into high gear in Florida and state health officials are warning residents to protect themselves.

06/15/2014

Members of the Military Police escort suspected Honduran drug lord Carlos Arnoldo Lobo, also known as "Negro Lobo", to the Supreme Court in Tegucigalpa on March 28, 2014. "Negro Lobo", or black wolf, who is wanted by the United States for drug trafficking and money laundering, has been arrested while shopping in a bakery in the city of San Pedro Sula, some 240 km north of the capital Tegucigalpa, an official said Thursday.     (Source:ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images)

Honduras Extradites Drug Suspect To US, A First

Honduras extradited a suspected drug trafficker to Miami for the first time, according to the U.S. State Department.

05/09/2014

Coast Guard crews offloaded more than $ 3 million worth of cocaine and marijuana on May 9, 2014.(Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Offloads At Least $3 Million Worth Of Drugs

Coast Guard crews teamed up Friday to offload more than $ 3 million worth of cocaine and marijuana.

05/09/2014

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: More Extreme Weather To Come

You can blame extreme weather on climate change. That’s the finding of a new federal scientific report the White House released Tuesday.

05/06/2014

(Courtesy: ID & Design International)

Winter Humidity Takes Over South Florida

You might call this a bad-hair weekend with Caribbean humidity blossoming around South Florida.

02/22/2014

Cruise Ship

Coast Guard Searching For Missing Cruise Ship Cook

The Coast Guard is looking for a cruise ship cook who went overboard in the Caribbean sea.

01/29/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

CDC Warns Of African Virus In Caribbean

A debilitating virus first detected in Africa has spread to the Western Hemisphere, specifically the Caribbean island of St. Martin.

CBS Miami–12/18/2013

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