Panama Canal

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns home after seizing $140 million of cocaine in Pacific Ocean (Source: Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Returns To Key West After Seizing $140 M Of Cocaine In Pacific

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returned home to Key West Sunday following a 65-day patrol in the Pacific where they seized $140 million in cocaine.

07/24/2015

Port Everglades (Source: sunny.org)

Broward’s Port Everglades Clear To Widen, Deepen Channels

Broward County’s Port Everglades has received a new report that clears the way for it to begin the next phase of deepening and widening its channels.

06/28/2015

Federal health officials say about 200 people have come down with vomiting and diarrhea aboard two San Diego-bound cruise ships owned by Miami-based Royal Caribbean Cruises (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

More Than 200 Sickened On Cruise Ships That Originated In Fort Lauderdale

Federal health officials say about 200 people have come down with vomiting and diarrhea aboard two San Diego-bound cruise ships.

04/14/2015

Scuba diver on coral reef. (Source: CBS4)

Healthy Corals Relocated During Port Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a project to deepen two channels approaching the port is about 35 percent complete. Dredging is expected to finish in July 2015.

06/08/2014

David Beckham (Source: CBS4)

Beckham Staying In The Location Game

It’s been two months since the English soccer star hopped on a stage, his back to Miami’s sparkling Biscayne Bay, and announced plans to start a Major League Soccer franchise. The plan — and Beckham — have been almost universally accepted by every sector of the city.

05/10/2014

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FL Ag Commissioner Warns Panama Is Future Competitor

Florida could be in a competition with Panama as the Central American nation invests more money into infrastructure, according to the state’s Agricultural Commissioner, Adam Putnam.

01/30/2014

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Holds News Conference At Biomedical Product Manufacturing

Gov. Scott Believes Miami Port Dredging Means Jobs Statewide

The dredge that will deepen Miami’s port, Governor Scott believes, will produce thousands of jobs statewide.

12/06/2013

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Scott In S. Florida Friday To Tour Port Miami

Gov. Rick Scott will be in South Florida Friday to get a better look at the dredging operation at PortMiami.

CBS Miami–12/06/2013

View of cargo ships in Colon, on August 31, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Luis Acosta

Rep. Wasserman Schultz To Join Vice President In Panama

Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) will join Vice President Joe Biden in a visit to the Panama Canal next week.

CBS Miami–11/15/2013

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Port Everglades Is Expanding

There’s positive economic news for Port Everglades. The Port is expanding as part of a project to help ports around the country accommodate vessels after the Panama Canal is widened in 2015.

CBS Miami–10/25/2013

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