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Waves breaking into the seafront in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on August 28, 2015 due to. Tropical Storm Erika.   (Photo credit ERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/Getty Images)

Tropical Storm Dissipates, But Leaves 20 Dead In Caribbean

Tropical Storm Erika was losing its punch as it drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic early Saturday, but it left devastation in its path, killing at least 20 people and leaving another 31 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said.

CBS Miami–08/29/2015

(Source: CBS4)

South Florida Keeping Tabs On Erika

South Florida is keeping close tabs on Tropical Storm Erika which has not made a predicted turn to the northwest yet and continues to be centered in the Caribbean just south of the Dominican Republic.

08/28/2015

A truck slammed into the cab carrying Barbara Jimenez and her boyfriend John Fox just outside of Havana.
(Source: GoFundMe)

Company Offers To Fly Injured Florida Student Back Home

A local company agreed to fly an injured South Florida student, stuck in Cuba, back home.

08/26/2015

A truck slammed into the cab carrying Barbara Jimenez and her boyfriend John Fox just outside of Havana.
(Source: GoFundMe)

South Florida College Student Trapped In Cuba After Crash

A South Florida college student who has no insurance is stuck in Cuba after a violent crash.

08/24/2015

Richard Blanco (Source: CBS4)

Poet Returns To South Florida, Talks About Historic Cuba Trip

You could say it’s the poem he’s been writing his entire life. A “hyphenated” life as Richard Blanco calls it, the life of a Cuban-American.

08/17/2015

American flag flies at US embassy in Cuba. 8/14/15 (Source: CBS4)

Kerry On The Ground As U.S. Flag Flies In Cuba After 54 Years

The American flag is flying in Cuba for the first time in 54 years.

08/14/2015

HAVANA, CUBA - AUGUST 14: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla hold a joint news conference at the Hotel Nacional August 14, 2015 in Havana, Cuba. The first American secretary of state to visit Cuba since 1945, Kerry presided over the flag-raising ceremony at the recently reopened U.S. Embassy, a symbolic act after the the two Cold War enemies reestablished diplomatic relations in July. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Kerry: We Are Taking A New Direction In Cuba

Secretary of State John Kerry, standing alongside Cuba’s foreign minister reiterated the two nations’ commitment to normalizing relations.

08/14/2015

American flag flies at US embassy in Cuba. 8/14/15 (Source: CBS4)

Secretary Of State John Kerry’s Remarks At The Flag Raising Ceremony

Please be seated, everybody. Thank you very, very much. Muchas gracias. Buenos dias. I’m so sorry that we are a little bit late today, but what a beautiful ride in and how wonderful to be here. And I thank you for leaving my future transportation out here in back of me. I love it. (Laughter.)

08/14/2015

U.S. Flag flies in Havana so do opinions at Versailles in Little Havana. (Source: CBS4)

U.S. Flag Flying In Cuba Divides Local Community

For the first time in 54 years, the American flag is flying approximately 90 miles away from Miami at the newly opened U.S. Embassy in Havana.

08/14/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio Slams Obama’s Outreach To Iran & Cuba

Republican Presidential hopeful Marco Rubio slammed President Barack Obama’s handling of Cuba and Iran.

08/14/2015

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