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.
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.
A local company agreed to fly an injured South Florida student, stuck in Cuba, back home.
A South Florida college student who has no insurance is stuck in Cuba after a violent crash.
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.
The American flag is flying in Cuba for the first time in 54 years.
Secretary of State John Kerry, standing alongside Cuba’s foreign minister reiterated the two nations’ commitment to normalizing relations.
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.)
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.
Republican Presidential hopeful Marco Rubio slammed President Barack Obama’s handling of Cuba and Iran.