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Caymanian dies in boat accident near Florida

A 67-year-old Cayman Islands man died Monday in an accident on board a boat just south of the Florida Keys, according to both local and U.S. authorities.

GM mosquitoes on track in West Bay trial

Residents of the Florida Keys go to the polls Nov. 8, deciding not just between presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but casting a vote on whether or not to test genetically modified mosquitoes on one small island near Key West.

US gives green light to GM mosquito tests in Florida

As Oxitec and the Mosquito Research and Control Unit ramp up releases of genetically modified mosquitoes in West Bay, regulators in the U.S. gave the company the green light to test the GM mosquitoes on an island in the Florida Keys.

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