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Replicas of Christopher Columbus' ships the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria sail into New York Harbor in 1992 to mark the 500th anniversary of Columbus' voyage. (Photo: MARIA R. BASTONE/AFP/Getty Images)

Divers Say They Have Found Christopher Columbus’ Ship ‘Santa Maria’

Underwater explorer Barry Clifford says circumstantial evidence is growing that the wreck he discovered in 2003 off the coast of Haiti is the famous ‘Santa Maria’

CBS Tampa–05/13/2014

A ceremonial band watches during an announcement  on the demolition of the National Palace on Aug. 22, 2012 in Port-au-Prince. (credit: THONY BELIZAIRE/AFP/Getty Images)

Haitian Community Marks Quake Anniversary

Miami’s Haitian community is gathering to mark the fourth anniversary of a catastrophic earthquake in their Caribbean homeland.

CBS Tampa–01/12/2014

Coast guard and military search for survivor. (Photo credit should read FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images)

18 Migrants Die In Capsizing Off Turks And Caicos

At least 18 migrants from Haiti died Wednesday when their overloaded sailboat capsized as it was being towed to shore in the Turks and Caicos Islands, officials in the British territory said.

12/25/2013

File photo of a flag. (Photo Credit: Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Former Representative

The flags of the U.S. and Florida are being flown at half-staff Saturday to commemorate a former state representative.

CBS Tampa–09/28/2013

Tropical Storm Chantal's 5-day forecast cone. (credit: NOAA)

Chantal Could Be Near Hurricane Strength When It Reaches Dominican Republic, Haiti

Fast-moving Tropical Storm Chantal raced toward the small islands of the Lesser Antilles on Tuesday, with residents of St. Lucia shuttering schools and preparing to close the island’s two airports as it neared.

07/09/2013

A ceremonial band watches during an announcement  on the demolition of the National Palace on Aug. 22, 2012 in Port-au-Prince. (credit: THONY BELIZAIRE/AFP/Getty Images)

Miami Billboard Promotes Haiti As Vacation Destination

There’s a new Caribbean destination being promoted to travelers passing through Miami.

09/04/2012

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