| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:05 AM
The sun warms your bare arms, an iced drink cools your hand, waves lap at your feet. It's easy to conjure up the picture. More difficult can be deciding where to go to make it happen. The Dominican Republic, Jamaica, the Caribbean, the Florida Coast? Your...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:15 PM
With glamorous resorts, ramped-up cuisine and high adventure, this no-passport-needed Caribbean isle has new allure for U.S. tourists.
Not since the Cuban exodus precipitated by the rise of Fidel Castro has Puerto Rico been so flush. In the late 1950s...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:44 AM
MIAMI - Just a few years ago, if you wanted to take a short cruise, you didn't have many choices of ships or destinations.
However, the trend now is for people to take shorter vacations of all kinds - by land, sea or air - or to combine a short land...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:09 PM
MEXICO CITY — The recent decision by the highest court in the Dominican Republic to cancel the citizenship of three generations of residents is meeting a firestorm of protest, with human rights advocates warning of a humanitarian nightmare for the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:42 PM
With cooler air starting to flow into the region, we should see a warm - not hot - afternoon and a mild evening. It also should be breezy, with gusts up to 20 mph.
South Florida's Thursday forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies with high temperatures in...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Global wealth levels have set records, but in Russia, the explosion in wealth has given way to the highest income inequality level, a new report showed.
In Russia, just 110 people own 35% of the country's wealth, according to a report released Wednesday...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:52 PM
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — During four days in the historic heart of the Dominican capital, I saw men gather every afternoon in the central square to play dominoes, usually ringed by crowds of onlookers.
I saw four women park beside the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:42 AM
BRANSON, Mo. -- White Water is removing one of its most popular water slides.
The Bermuda Triangle was built in 1988. It was one of the first fiberglass water slides in the United States.
Millions of park visitors have ridden the water slide in the...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
MEXICO CITY — Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is making an expanded push for more territory in the Caribbean Sea, appealing to international jurisprudence and rankling many of his neighbors.
Colombia was especially vocal, calling Nicaragua's...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:10 PM
An earlier urban flood advisory has been issued for southeast Broward County and north Palm Beach County has been discontinued.
The advisory was issued after storms produced more than 3 inches of rain in some areas.
South Florida's Tuesday forecast...