A guide to navigating Miami’s many vibrant museums
Miami’s rich history, vibrant art scene and rising tech and science industries are celebrated by the city’s many iconic museums. From on-campus art galleries to downtown science museums, University of Miami students have a wealth of knowledge on their doorstep to explore. Here’s a list of a few of Miami’s museums UM students must see:Lowe Art MuseumImagine perusing through a museum full of stunning sculptures and paintings. Pérez Art Museum MiamiRight next to the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science is the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). Minimalist and upcoming PAMM is the pride and joy of the modern Miami art scene.themiamihurricane.com
Florida Congresswoman calls for investigation into ship passenger’s death
MIAMI, Fla. – The Coral Princess docked at Port Miami screened every soul before the people were loaded onto buses and headed to the airport. But the process did not happen fast enough for married couple Wilson and Toyling Maa. Lisa Ouchida is now worried about her sister, Toyling, who is in the hospital. Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26) is now calling for an investigation by local authorities. Mucarsel-Powell said that Maa and his wife waited "four hours before being transported to a hospital."
Coral Princess cruise: Third death reported; 380 cleared passengers back to U.K.
MIAMI, Fla. – A busy and difficult day at Port Miami where the Coral Princess has now been docked for more than 24 hours. Some 380 cleared passengers got on board a fleet of buses with their luggage wearing masks and gloves. That message coming from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who is mandating that cruise passengers not take commercial flights and they must all take charter flights. “As of April 4, 2020, CDC has updated its recommendations to help US cruise ship travelers get home as quickly and safely as possible during the COVID-19 Pandemic. CDC recommends that cruise ship travelers with no symptoms or mild symptoms disembark as quickly and safely as possible at US ports of entry.
Coral Princess docks in Port Miami after being denied by Port Everglades
MIAMI – The Coral Princess cruise ship arrived at Port Miami Saturday morning, hours after being denied entry at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. On Saturday night, one of the very first groups of passengers cleared to return, 50 Floridians, departed the Coral Princess ship. Princess Cruises, a subsidiary of Carnival Corp., switched the Coral Princess’ original destination from Fort Lauderdale. The Coral Princess departed March 5 from Chile. The Regal Princess delivered supplies to the Coral Princess.
Miami firefighter medics to head to Bahamas
MIAMI - The City of Miami is sending firefighter medics to the Bahamas even before the federal government is asking them to, so they can start to help those in need following Hurricane Dorian. They will not be there as an official federal search and rescue operation, but will only be wearing City of Miami Fire Department uniforms. There is already a ship sitting at Port Miami waiting to head out Thursday night. City officials said they will be paying for the operation out of their own budget this month and there will be no additional cost to taxpayers. If U.S. officials eventually activate the medics as part of the federal operation, the federal government will take over the cost."
Bahamian newlyweds get stranded in Miami during Hurricane Dorian
MIAMI - Valentino and Marissa Daxon, who are newlyweds from the Bahamas, are stranded in Miami this week with no cash and worried about loved ones back home who they have not heard from following Hurricane Dorian. "We are at a mix of confusion and worry," Marissa Daxon said. According to Marissa Daxon, the couple knows through Whatsapp that three of their relatives are homeless. "We are not enjoying anything," Marissa Daxon said. Local 10 News reporter Jeff Weinsier asked Marissa Daxon.