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Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge  (Source: Facebook)

17 Migrants Die In Capsizing Off Turks And Caicos

Approximately 55 Haitian migrants fell into the water Wednesday morning when their overcrowded sailboat capsized as it was being towed to shore in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

12/26/2013

Caribbean Art (Source: Global Caribbean website)

Exhibit Showcases Miami-Based Caribbean Artists

If you’re from the Caribbean or just are an art fan, a new exhibit is open in Miami’s Little Haiti area that might tickle your fancy.

CBS Miami–12/16/2013

A Haitian migrant boat capsized on 11/26/13 killing at least 10 people off the coast of the Bahamas. (Source: U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Warns Haitians Against Dangerous Sea Voyages

Don’t risk your lives trying to escape Haiti. That’s the message from the U.S. Coast Guard which is urging Haitians not to attempt risky sea voyages to escape their Caribbean homeland.

CBS Miami–12/12/2013

(Courtesy: Miami-Dade Police Department)

Police Search For Man Who Went Missing At MIA

Miami-Dade Police are searching for man who arrived at Miami International Airport but never boarded his connecting flight.

CBS Miami–11/28/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Funeral Set For Victim Of Capsized Boat

One of the victims on board when a boat capsized off the coast of Miami earlier this month will be laid to rest Saturday.

11/02/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Captain Of Capsized Boat Faces Manslaughter Charges

The captain of a boat which capsized off the coast of Miami is facing involuntary manslaughter charges after four women died due to the incident.

CBS4–10/26/2013

The Coast Guard rescued 11 migrants Wednesday morning. (Source: CBS4)

Two Men Indicted In Death Of Haitians Aboard Capsized Boat

Four Haitian boat survivors, on a smuggling voyage from the Bahamas that capsized killing four people last week, have been released from U.S. immigration custody.

10/25/2013

The Coast Guard rescued 11 migrants Wednesday morning. (Source: CBS4)

Family & Friends Of Migrants Seek Answers After Boat Capsizes Off Miami

Four people are dead, eleven others rescued by U.S. Coast Guard crews after they were found clinging to the hull of an overturned boat seven miles east of Miami.

CBS Miami–10/16/2013

Simone Jeanty's tears have not stopped since the day she received word her daughter, 24 year old Judith Valentin drowned off the coast of West Palm Beach.  (Source: CBS4)

Mother Questions Haitian Migrant’s Drowning

Simone Jeanty’s tears have not stopped since the day she received word her daughter, 24-year-old Judith Valentin drowned off the coast of West Palm Beach. Jeanty came from Haiti this week on a temporary visa to bury her.

09/26/2013

Victoria Duval of the US  returns against Samantha Stosur of Australia during their 2013 US Open women's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on August 27 , 2013.  AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY CLARY        (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Miami-Born Tennis Teen With Inspiring Story Beats Former US Open Champ

Miami-born unranked tennis player Victoria Duval defeated former US Open Champion Samantha Stosur, ranked number 11 in the world, in a major upset—for Stosur—at the 2013 US Open.

08/29/2013

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