The Federal Aviation Administration has extended its ban on U.S. airlines’ flights to and from Tel Aviv, Israel, for another 24 hours. The ban now runs through 12:15 p.m. ET Thursday, the FAA said.
South Floridians who want to fly into Tel Aviv will not be able to after two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport.
The University of Miami’s Dr. Margaret Fischl struggled against tears Friday as she mourned the loss of a long-time friend and colleague, and recounted his herculean efforts in the battle against HIV/AIDS.
The human toll is heartbreaking as families learn of loved ones lost. A passenger took a picture of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 shortly before takeoff. He had an ominous Facebook post “Should it disappear,” he wrote, “this is what it looked like.” It was likely meant to be a joke, but now, the heartbreaking reality is that everyone on board that plane died.
While many Christians prayed for forgiveness and rejuvenation during Easter Sunday services, Ukrainian Americans living in South Florida praying for peace in their homeland.
A U.S. Army Major General will give a special talk at Broward College on Monday about the military situation in Ukraine.
For most boxers preparing for a fight, any type of distraction can be a major problem. For heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko he must prepare for a fight in April while also worrying about his brother and his home country of Ukraine.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are getting a bit of rest and relaxation in South Florida this weekend.
What was supposed to be a weekend getaway in the Sunshine State for the Obama family may be cut short due to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, according to a White House spokesman.
Senator Marco Rubio gave an impassioned speech earlier this week outlining the major problems in Venezuela. The issue hits home to many in South Florida and Senator Rubio is continuing his push for the U.S. government to do something about the demonstrations and government retaliations.