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Thousands Of Puerto Ricans Pack Florida Expo In San Juan

Seeking a better life in the Sunshine State, thousands of Puerto Ricans attended a Florida Expo event Saturday at the island’s main convention center.

03/23/2014

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Don’t Forget To Turn Clocks Forward One Hour

To not be late for Sunday morning plans, you may want to turn your clocks ahead one hour before going to bed Saturday night.

CBS Miami–03/08/2014

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Miami-Dade Awards Teacher Of The Year

Myra Betancourt’s face said it all. Her smile beamed as she made her way through hugs and handshakes to the front of the ball room at the Trump International Doral Resort to receive the Golden Apple as the 2015 Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year.

01/29/2014

The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter takes a group photo with Anibal Jimenez, who was rescued early morning hours of Jan. 17, 2014, after his fishing vessel, with three other fishermen onboard, capsized in waters north of Vega Baja, Puerto Rico during the afternoon of Jan. 16, 2014.  All four fishermen have been rescued, two were rescued Thursday night by a Puerto Rico Police marine unit that was vectored into their location by the Coast Guard helicopter and one other was also rescued Friday morning by a Good Samaritan vessel in the area of Cerro Gordo Beach in Vega Baja. Source: U.S. Coast Guard

Fishermen Rescued Off Coast Of Puerto Rico

The Coast Guard and Puerto Rico Police reported Friday morning that two fishermen who were missing off the coast of the island have been located.

CBS Miami–01/17/2014

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge  (Source: Facebook)

Two Fishermen Rescued, Two Missing Off Puerto Rico

The Coast Guard and Puerto Rico Police are searching for two fishermen who are missing after their vessel capsized.

CBS Miami–01/16/2014

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6.4 Earthquake Shakes Puerto Rico’s Northern Coast

There were no injuries reported after a powerful earthquake rattled the island of Puerto Rico early Monday.

01/13/2014

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6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits North Of Puerto Rico

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit north of Hatillo, Puerto Rico Sunday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

01/13/2014

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

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Record Number Of Puerto Ricans Fleeing To Florida

Fleeing their homeland’s economic crisis, a record number of Puerto Ricans are coming to Florida. Their presence on the mainland is drawing newfound attention to the age-old question of whether Puerto Rico should become the 51st state.

12/01/2013

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