Latest News for: Florida straits


‘SOS Cuba’ movement shows again that Tampa has a stake in island’s future

Tampa Bay Times 19 Oct 2021
Institutions such as the Florida Aquarium partner with Cuba on research, local leaders like St ... Orama was born in Tampa in 1983, three years after her parents arrived during the Mariel Boatlift that brought some 125,000 Cuban refugees across the Straits of Florida to the Sunshine State.

Big orange thing on beach protects submerged oil pipes, may have busted lose in hurricane

Palm Beach Daily News 18 Oct 2021
Florida beaches are dealing with FADS, scientists are concerned ... The weirdest things wash up on Florida beaches ... If Wednesday's find was from the Gulf of Mexico, it could have been brought through the Florida Straits by the loop current and dragged along Palm Beach by the Gulf Stream.

Cuban authorities deny request for a planned anti-government demonstration

The Norman Transcript 13 Oct 2021
Cuban local authorities denied a request Tuesday for an islandwide anti-government demonstration planned for Nov ... government aimed at destabilizing the country ... plan for regime change ... 20 ... embargo ... Accusations against the organizers of being “collaborators” with the Cuban government are already flying across the Florida Straits ... ———. ©2021 Miami Herald ... .

Deputies stopped a truck hauling a boat in the Keys. What they found next was concerning

Yahoo Daily News 12 Oct 2021
Customs and Border Protection and Homeland Security Investigations agents, along with Key Colony Beach Police and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers responded ... In all of fiscal year 2020, the Coast Guard said it stopped a total of 49 people from Cuba attempting to make the dangerous journey across the Florida Straits.


Dissident Voice 10 Oct 2021
Those gathered were feeling quite jovial, as they clinked glasses of champagne ... ***** ... The Beijing meeting of CHRUNK concluded with a next agenda that proposed discussing freedom of navigation flotillas in the Straits of Florida, support for Puerto Rican independence, and possible CHRUNK expansion to Cuba and provisioning it with nuclear submarines ... .

Record number of Cuban baseball players defecting

Taipei Times 10 Oct 2021
AFP, HAVANA. One player took off from the airport, while another jumped out the window of his hotel room ... “I think that what happened is a representation of what’s happening in the country, this mass exodus” that has also been seen in an uptick in the number of Cubans trying to reach the US on rickety boats via the Straits of Florida ... .

Cuban baseball hit with record number of defections

Urdu Point 10 Oct 2021
Nine jumped ship in 1996. Those players are consistently treated as disloyal traitors ... "I think that what happened is a representation of what's happening in the country, this mass exodus" that has also been seen in an uptick in the number of Cubans trying to reach the United States on rickety boats via the Straits of Florida ... ....

View from the Right: Democrats intentionally mishandle illegal immigration

The Bulletin 08 Oct 2021
“We’re a nation-state. We have borders. The idea that we can just have open borders is something that, as a practical matter, is unsustainable.” ... The other half makes all their money off the books ... The asylum seekers coming by sea are usually crossing the Straits of Florida from Communist Cuba ... Back to Obama on Good Morning America.

Scientists race to save Florida coral reef from mysterious disease

Straits Times 30 Sep 2021
Among the sprawling mangroves and darting schools of fish off the Florida Keys, the damaged corals - normally dark - now appear as large white patches on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean ... A person is seen snorkeling over dead coral on the ocean bed in the Straits of Florida near Key Largo, Florida, on Sept 23, 2021.

16 Cuban migrants found near Key West, the second landing along island chain in 2 days

Finger Lakes Times 29 Sep 2021
MIAMI — A group of 16 men migrating from Cuba arrived on a homemade blue raft in the Lower Florida Keys Wednesday morning ... “The group was fortunate to survive this type of journey on a makeshift raft across our Florida Straits.” ... Coast Guard says well over 800 people from Cuba have been caught at sea en route to South Florida this fiscal year ... ———. .

Editorial: Feeling blue in a red state: Democrats must be relevant again

Marietta Daily Journal 27 Sep 2021
The old expression, “If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging,” could be the official motto of the Florida Democratic Party. Democrats in Florida are in exceedingly dire straits, largely of the party’s own making. The need to reconnect ... .

Rory McIlroy’s Ryder Cup, and an exhausting 2021, is finally coming to an end

Golf 26 Sep 2021
Rory McIlroy is 0-3 in his three Ryder Cup matches at Whistling Straits ... You could forgive Rory McIlroy, who has made one eagle and no birdies, if he just wanted to get out of this cool wind, return to South Florida and his one-year-old baby girl and never see Whistling Straits again.

More Ecuadorians leaving for US amid ‘burst in migration’

Al Jazeera 23 Sep 2021
Quito, EcuadorJazmin Lema set out from Ecuador in late August with her two-year-old daughter and her partner, Anthony, in hopes of joining her mother in New York City ...Don’t abandon my child ... In July, 1-800 Migrante reported that seven Dominican nationals disappeared trying to cross the strait between the US state Florida and the Bahamas ... .

The Half-Moon Drill Will Help You Lag Your Way to a Match Play Victory

PGA 22 Sep 2021
You're one up on the 17th green and just hit your approach shot to 30 feet. Lagging it up close will almost guarantee a victory ... The Half-Moon Drill. Setup a two-foot perimeter around the hole with four tees ... Find a Coach ... Currently a seasonal golf professional between Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin and Coral Creek Club in Placida, Florida.

Column: Different look for U.S. Ryder Cup team

TDT News 21 Sep 2021
Tiger Woods won’t be at Whistling Straits this week, for obvious reasons ... team ... team trying desperately to regain the cup on home soil ... brings a young but extremely talented team to Whistling Straits instead. While Woods remains home in Florida, Mickelson will be an assistant captain, tooling around in a golf cart and cheering on his countrymen ... ....