MIAMI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Like many elderly U.S. couples, Herb Parker and Herb Horowitz chose to spend their golden years in Florida, drawn by its year-round sunshine, outdoor activities and relaxed atmosphere.
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - "Rain is bad for us. Rain is very bad for us," Elena Errazuriz sighed as she looked out through the bay windows of her Key Biscayne home.
ORLANDO, Fla. (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Juan Carlos Cuevas fled Puerto Rico last year, after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island, he may unwittingly have traded a fight with nature for a political battleground.
MIAMI, Oct 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A plan by
British billionaire Richard Branson to lead a post-hurricane
rebuilding effort in the Caribbean, with a focus on clean energy
projects, may include debt relief negotiations mediated by the
International Monetary Fund.
MIAMI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Miami is a city that lives on air conditioning. When it fails, people can die.
MIAMI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - U.S. cities will lead the fight against climate change by working harder to reduce emissions, switch to cleaner energy and protect residents from sea-level rise even as Washington refuses to formally acknowledge global warming as a problem, mayors said this week.
SÃO JOSÉ DA BATALHA, Brazil (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rare neon blue Paraiba tourmalines have adorned jewelry worn on the red carpet by Hollywood actresses Emily Blunt and Salma Hayek and U.S. singer Taylor Swift.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Syrian refugee Ahmad Ryad Hamada arrived in Brazil just six months ago, but his food stand has already taken Rio by storm and he is now gearing up for the Olympics.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Unusually wet weather, poor sanitation and a public health service weakened by economic crisis are contributing to an outbreak in Brazil of Zika, a mosquito-carried virus linked to a surge in cases of children born with brain damage, health experts say.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Maria Valdenice Nukini believes it's her duty to protect her ancestral territory in northern Brazil and raise awareness of the role indigenous communities play in protecting nature.