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Miami Ranked Among Worst In The World When It Comes To Traffic | 970 WFLA

A new study shows that Miami is among the worst in the world when it comes to traffic (surprise, surprise!)


American Airlines celebrates Chicago O’Hare’s leading connectivity, adds new routes

OAG, the global authority on air service information, today named the American Airlines hub at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) the best-connected U.S. airport and a leading international hub — second only to London Heathrow (LHR) — in its 2018 Megahubs U.S. Index.


Tanker Rescues 28 Fishermen off Colombia

The rescued seafarers were given water, food, clothing and first-aid on board the Challenge Pollux before being transferred to a Colombian Coast Guard vessel.


Red tide at Panama City: Fish kills reported in Bay, Walton counties

Red tide, a condition that can kill marine life and sicken humans, has been reported in Panama City.


Bay District Schools receives grant to promote literacy, better attendance

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) -A local organization promises to help improve literacy in Bay District Schools.St. Joe Community Foundation presented a $262,500 check at Lucille Moore Elementary in Panama City Tuesday.Last year, Richard and Kim Dodd wanted to put more books in the hands of students a


Reuters: Shell wins LNG deal to supply Chinese firm's power plant in Panama

Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A,RDS.B) haswon a 15-year contractto provide liquefied natural gas to a Chinese company’s 441 MW power plant under construction in Panama, Reuters reports.


Panama City Beach's $38 million Sports Complex Chooses to Outsource Management: Selects Industry-Leading Firm, Sports Facilit...

CLEARWATER, Fla.,Sept. 20, 2018/PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the size and scale of sports complexes have grown in the country, so too has the ability for communities to choose professional operators to manage these multi-million-dollar investments. One of the latest and most anticipated new projects fo


A bumpy bus tour comes to a close for Rick Scott

As always, Scott took pains to control his message, but he's not accustomed to being met by hecklers and protesters at campaign events. This is a very different moment in Florida politics.


New Blood-Red Species of Octocoral Discovered in Panama

A study in the journal Bulletin of Marine Science describes a new, blood-red species of octocoral found in Panama. The species in the genus Thesea was discovered in the threatened low-light reef environment on Hannibal Bank, 60 kilometers off mainland Pacific Panama, by researchers at the Smithsonia


Protests make Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign bus tour a bumpier ride than usual

As always, Scott took pains to control his message, but he’s not accustomed to being confronted by opponents at campaign events where Scott is used to preaching to the choir.


Finding beauty in the unknown

The students go through the Intensive English Program to improve their language skills. They are placed on a level from one to six and take English classes based on reading, speaking and writing. After they complete to program, they can pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree at the university.


Jeremiah From 'Floribama Shore' Is Not A Floribama Native

Floribama Shore's Jeremiah Buoni came into the public eye when the reality show premiered last fall. The show is set in "Floribama," aka the area of Panama City Beach that stretches from the Florida Panhandle to Alabama. That being said, not all the cast members grew up in Floribama. And given his r


Tyler speaks to second graders at Lucille Moore Elementary

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) -We want to thank Ms. Wielenga and all of the second grade teachers at Lucille Moore Elementary for inviting Meteorologist Tyler Allender to speak to students Thursday about weather.Around 70-80 students listened to Tyler as he talked about his passion in the field alon


Racers hit the water for Panama Jack Pier to Pier Paddleboard Classic

"It's all for charity, so it's to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation, K9s for Warriors, and for Troy, scholarships for those in need," said Race Director Philippe Asselin.


White drones — white pigeons – Paz Bernaldo – Medium

This post is about about the actions and narratives (full of fashionable buzzwords) the United Nations chooses in relation to technology and the developing/least-developed countries. I will examine what they do/say about drones, by looking at three cases, in Panama (UN related), Guyana (non-UN relat


Panama Canal head expects fewer China, U.S. ships if trade war escalates - Global Rubber Markets

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Tugboat tows the British CMA CGM T. Roosevelt cargo vessel at Panama CanalBy Elida MorenoPANAMA CITY (Reuters) – Fewer ships from China and theUnited Statescould use the Panama Canal if trade tensions escalate between the twoeconomicgiants, but the dip could be offset by grain


CARICOM SG Accredits Panama’s First Ambassador - St. Lucia Times News

CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, received the letter of credence of Her Excellency Soraya Cano Franco during a short ceremony at the Headquarters of the CARICOM Secretariat, in Georgetown, Guyana.


Mom busted smuggling drugs into daughter’s prison: cops

An Alabama grandmother faces charges for allegedly attempting to smuggle drugs to her daughter in prison, authorities said.Dorothy “Dot” Faust, 67, was arrested Saturday after she was allegedly busted with a package containing suboxone while visiting Tutwiler Prison in Elmore County,news station WSF


Travel Together Month

—Alexander+Roberts: Earn a $100 per couple ($50 per passenger) booking bonus when your clients take advantage of the pay-in-full savings—$500 per person on all 2019-20 Small Group Journeys, Private Tours and Small Ship Cruises of six days or longer when they pay in full at time of booking before Dec


I Actually Didn't Hate Boquete - Heart My Backpack

If I’m being honest, Boquete was the place on my Panama itinerary that I was least excited about visiting. Boquete is up in the Panamanian highlands and famous for its hikes up in the tropical cloud forest to waterfalls, hot springs, and canyons, and adventure activities like zip-lining.