A large Carnival cruise ship can be clearly seen from the ninth floor of the Sheraton Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Monday, June 22, 2009. It is estimated passengers on cruises spend $1.5 billion in Caribbean ports each year.
Ian Ybarra, 10, Aoghdan Potter, 12, and Savana Meiners, 6, watch the fireworks show at a beach in Port O'Connor on Saturday, July 2, 2011.
A masked woman holds a lit candle featuring the image of a loved one at the All Souls Procession parade on 4th Avenue in Tucson, Ariz., on Nov. 7, 2010. Thousands marched through downtown for the All Souls Procession, an annual event that honors Day of the Dead.
Daryl Delos Reyes shows off his favorite pastime, breakdancing, for a portrait in downtown Tucson, Ariz., on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009.
Junior Miss Victoria Emilia Ureste, 15, wears her crown in public for the first time while volunteering with the rest of the 2011 Miss Victoria Court at the Dorothy O'Connor Pet Adoption Center fundraiser at the Spring Creek Place Event Center in Victoria, Texas on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011.
Julie Dickerson waits in the river for her boyfriend's Water Safari team to approach the 10th check point just outside of Bloomington, Texas on Sunday, June 12, 2011. The Texas Water Safari is an annual 265-mile race down the Guadalupe River from San Marcos to Seadrift.
Farris Williams, 90, recounts his days as a shrimper as he sits in the dining hall of the Port Lavaca Nursing Home where he now lives. Born on a farm in Cuero, Williams began his shrimping career in Port Lavaca in the late 1950's and stayed in the industry until the mid 1990's.
The Victoria Generals and Alexandria Aces play at Riverside Stadium in Victoria, Texas on July 21, 2011.
Rendy Vincent, a Haiti earthquake survivor, raises his palms as he prays during the vigil and prayer service held on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the tragedy at the Manno Sanon Stadium in Miami on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011.
Jose Cortez, 37, awaits medical attention, handcuffed, after fleeing the scene of a car accident in Victoria, Texas. Victoria Police said Cortez hit a vehicle carrying two passengers while trying to turn left in his Ford SUV onto Azalea Street from Houston Highway on Sunday, July 17, 2011. Authorities later learned Cortez was not a legal citizen.
West High School's Legacy Drill Team stands in line alongside the marching band as they await their half-time performance during West High's game against King High School at Buccaneer Stadium in Corpus Christi, Texas on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011.
A man’s shadow falls against a wall on Southwest 8th Street, also known as “Calle Ocho,” in Little Havana in Miami on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011. While the area has dozens of local businesses owned by Cubans, many properties are vacant and remain for sale or lease.
Attendees and trainers encircle the arena to watch a cockfight at Club Gallistico in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Thursday, June 25, 2009. Club Gallistico, a popular cockfighting franchise, has many locations throughout Puerto Rico.
A trainer holds his gamecock while a worker inspects the plastic spurs fitted on the bird's feet. Gamecocks undergo rigorous inspection before a fight to prevent any cheating and to adhere to the sport's regulations.
Rules and regulations for legalized cockfighting in Puerto Rico are stringent. The sharp plastic spurs fitted on their ankles must also meet certain specifications. Officials keep a close eye on any potential cheating.
A young trainer holds his gamecock by the tail while attempting to agitate the bird just before its fight.
Two gamecocks fight in the arena at Club Gallistico. Gamecock owners take their training seriously since success in the ring brings in cash from various bets made before and during the match.
A "juez de valla" and a man watch a cockfight. The "juez de valla" is the referee and has the only say in the outcome of the fight.
For a gamecock to win, his opponent must flee, be unable to stand for one minute or be killed. If both competitors are still fighting after 15 minutes, the match is declared a tie.
A worker examines a bird shortly after its fight. Some birds are able to fight again, if not then they can be used for breeding. If a bird’s wounds are too serious then they are left for dead, winner or not.
A worker prepares to inject a gamecock with antibiotics after its recent fight.
A gamecock receives medical treatment after its fight.
Gamecocks wait in cages to have their wounds treated in a small room downstairs from the arena. Dead or mortally wounded birds are discarded in a trash bin in the room.
A dead tuna rests on the charter fishing boat, Spellbound, off the coast of Miami Beach, Fla., on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011. The captains keep dozens of dead tuna on ice in a chest on the boat and use them to bait larger fish like sharks.
Chad Raney, 20, preps a line as the charter fishing boat.
A live herring dangles on a fishing line on the charter fishing boat Spellbound.
From the upper deck, Captain Jay Cohen, 41, looks out at the ocean.
Bob Cully, 51, tightly grips a fishing rod while Tyler Andersen looks on as Cully struggles to reel in a fish. After more than half an hour of fighting, the fish managed to snap the line and escape.
Captain Manny Sivina slices open a dead tuna to embed hooks into its sides and use it to bait larger fish like sharks.
Blood from a small shark caught earlier stain Chad Raney's white, rubber boots. Raney, 20, works for the charter fishing business, Reel Fishing Inc.
(Clockwise from top) Chad Raney, Tyler Andersen, Bob Cully, Quinn Cully, and Ric Andersen look on while Captain Manny Sivina cuts the line from a scalloped hammerhead's mouth. Shortly after the men posed for photographs with their catch, they released the shark back into the ocean.
The Miami skyline can be seen from the charter fishing boat, Spellbound, off the coast of Miami Beach, Fla.