• Blogs

    September 23, 2014

    Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus Invades America

    In mid-April, 39-year-old Belkys Jimenez came down with a high fever. She also developed a headache and then severe pain in her muscles and joints. Her feet and ankles became swollen, making walking painful. Jimenez had long battled hypertension, but this was clearly something new. Over the next ... More >>

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    August 1, 2014

    Tropical Storm Bertha Projected to Move Away From Florida

    Oh hey, good news. We're not going to get hit by a hurricane. At least, not this weekend. Forecasters had had their eye on TS Bertha all week, and where the storm initially formed was a bit of a cause of concern for us here in South Florida. But, the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Cen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Passengers Aboard Royal Caribbean Report Having Diarrhea; Ship Cuts Cruise Short

    The Vision of the Seas had to turn back from its 11-day cruise after passengers basically started puking all over the place. The Royal Caribbean ship docked at Port Everglades on Friday morning after a number of passengers as well as crew members showed symptoms of what the company is calling a spr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    There's A Tropical Storm Headed Our Way, Maybe

    According to the National Hurricane Center, a tropical depression cooked up in the Atlantic early this morning, and is expected to become a tropical storm sometime today. TD 9, as they are calling it, had maximum sustained winds near 35 mph as of 2 p.m. today, and is moving west at 18 mph about 500 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    From Tiki to Toasted: This Week's Hukilau Means Many Rum Cocktails

    The largest celebration of tiki culture in the country starts Thursday at Mai-Kai and runs through Sunday, a recognition of the modern tiki movement. With three days of music, food, and drink, the weekend offers an opportunity to drink with tiki barman and author Jeff Berry, who will expound on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Interview with Bimini Boatyard Chef Michael Bennett, Part II

    Michael Bennett​Yesterday we featured part I of our interview with Bimini Boatyard's chef Michael Bennett. If you missed it, you can read it here. In part II, chef Bennett talks about living in the Caribbean and what it's like to serve a ton of seafood in one weekend. Clean Plate Charlie: ... More >>

  • News

    November 30, 2006

    Jaco Incorporated

    Why can't family, friends, and fans of the world's greatest bass player get along?

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    June 2, 2005
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    November 11, 1999

    No Bird Is an Island

    Conservationist Paul Reillo has waged a one-man campaign to save Dominica's parrots from extinction

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    Mother of Haiti

    Carole Demesmin is a vodou priestess, singer, activist, and -- above all -- a hopeful savior of her troubled homeland