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  • JetBlue launches new Fort Lauderdale-San Jose, Costa Rica route Thursday

    JetBlue Airways on Thursday launched its inaugural flight from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to San Jose’s Juan Santamaria International Airport in Costa Rica. The nonstop flight departed Fort Lauderdale at 9:45 a.m. and will...
  • About Archbishop Thomas Wenski

    About Archbishop Thomas Wenski
    Archbishop Thomas Wenski was born in West Palm Beach on October 18, 1950 and grew up in Lake Worth, where he attended Catholic school at his home parish, Sacred Heart. He studied at St. John Vianney Minor Seminary in Miami and later at St. Vincent de Paul...
  • JetBlue puts new Lauderdale-Port-au-Prince flights on sale

    JetBlue puts new Lauderdale-Port-au-Prince flights on sale
    JetBlue Airways said Wednesday customers can now purchase tickets for its new Fort Lauderdale-Port-au-Prince, Haiti non-stop flights, which start Dec. 5. Fares from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Haiti’s Toussaint Louverture...
  • Hurricane Sandy hits Bahamas; brings brisk winds to Florida

    Hurricane Sandy hits Bahamas; brings brisk winds to Florida
    Hurricane Sandy dropped in strength to a Category 1 storm as it pounded the Bahamas with battering winds and rain on Friday, sweeping over the island chain after killing 21 people across the Caribbean and posing a menacing threat to the U.S. East Coast....
  • Hurricane Sandy Moving Through Central Bahamas

    Hurricane Sandy Moving Through Central Bahamas
    As of 5 pm Thursday, the National Weather Service says the center of Hurricane Sandy continues to move through the Central Bahamas tonight and will move near the northwestern Bahamas on Friday. The storm is packing sustained winds near 105 mph with higher...
  • South Windsor Haiti School

    South Windsor Haiti School
    Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world. In 2010, about 88% of their rural population was at poverty level after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck. Hundreds of thousands were killed and, as a result of the tragedy, people from all over the...
  • Community & Clubs: Plenty of fish to fry at carnival

    Community & Clubs: Plenty of fish to fry at carnival
    The 66th annual Fish Fry and Carnival will take place May 31 through June 2 at Fairview Park in Costa Mesa. The three-day event will include the traditional world-famous $10 fish dinners, hamburgers, hot dogs, desserts, the annual cute baby contest,...
  • The Latest: A sad 'Farewell,' a colorful trek

    "Farewell, Fred Voodoo" By Amy Wilentz Simon & Schuster; 329 pages Fred Voodoo, we learn from Amy Wilentz's candid new book, is not a person but an epithet — the Haitian equivalent, more or less, of Joe Average. Wilentz spent years in Haiti as...
  • 10 things you might not know about Abraham Lincoln

    10 things you might not know about Abraham Lincoln
    Steven Spielberg's film about a long-limbed, inspirational figure is finally coming to theaters. No, it's not a re-issue of "E.T." It's "Lincoln," starring Daniel Day-Lewis. Here are 10 facts about "Honest Abe": 1 Lincoln detested the nickname Abe, and...
  • JetBlue Airways: Fort Lauderdale-Port-au-Prince service to begin Dec. 5

    JetBlue Airways: Fort Lauderdale-Port-au-Prince service to begin Dec. 5
    Value carrier JetBlue Airways on Thursday announced plans for new twice-daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Haiti’s Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince starting Dec. 5. The new...
  • Hampton slaves set sail for Haiti

     Hampton slaves set sail for Haiti
    When Union Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Butler decided to give three runaway slaves refuge at Fort Monroe as "contraband" of war in May 1861, he barely described the incident in his daybook. But by 1863, the epic consequences of his landmark order could be...
  • Obama Confronts Iran, Syria in U.N. Address

    Obama Confronts Iran, Syria in U.N. Address
    United Nations -- Embroiled in his campaign for re-election, President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday in a sweeping speech meant to honor slain Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, confront Iran and Syria, and...