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CubaHeadlines: Cuba News Briefing

On Friday, May 24, 2024, CubaHeadlines reports significant developments across Cuba and beyond. In national news, a heavy collision occurred between a classic car and a tourist vehicle in Pinar del Río, drawing attention to the ongoing issues with traffic safety in the region. Additionally, citizens in Central Havana took to the streets in protest over persistent blackouts, and the Cuban Electric Company has predicted severe power outages for today, leaving many questioning the efficacy of the current regime's infrastructure management.

In other parts of the nation, a mother was tragically fatally stabbed by her ex-partner in Santiago de Cuba, and several youths have been arrested in connection with the alleged murder of a 54-year-old man, also in Santiago de Cuba. Meanwhile, about 45 more Cuban nationals were deported via air by the U.S., highlighting the continued struggles of Cubans seeking a better life abroad.

In the world of entertainment, the birth of lion cub Jorgito at the Sancti Spíritus Zoo has brought a rare moment of joy and celebration. On social media, Eduardo Antonio and Carlucho have caused a stir with a controversial video, sparking wide-ranging reactions from their followers.

Looking towards the international scene, the NOAA has predicted an above-normal hurricane season for 2024, raising concerns for the vulnerable island nation. In sports, Miami has been confirmed as the host city for the 2026 World Baseball Classic final, giving Cuban baseball fans something exciting to anticipate amidst the nation's ongoing challenges.

Latest News:

Heavy Collision Between Classic Car and Tourist Vehicle in Pinar del Río
Heavy Collision Between Classic Car and Tourist Vehicle in Pinar del Río

By Isabella Sanchez on 24/5/2024

Lion Cub Jorgito Born at Sancti Spíritus Zoo
Lion Cub Jorgito Born at Sancti Spíritus Zoo

By Elizabeth Alvarado on 24/5/2024

NOAA Predicts Above-Normal Hurricane Season for 2024
NOAA Predicts Above-Normal Hurricane Season for 2024

By Bella Nunez on 24/5/2024

Eduardo Antonio and Carlucho Stir Up Social Media with a Controversial Video
Eduardo Antonio and Carlucho Stir Up Social Media with a Controversial Video

By Bella Nunez on 24/5/2024

U.S. Deports 45 More Cuban Nationals via Air
U.S. Deports 45 More Cuban Nationals via Air

By Felix Ortiz on 24/5/2024

Miami Confirmed as Host for 2026 World Baseball Classic Final
Miami Confirmed as Host for 2026 World Baseball Classic Final

By Hannah Aguilar on 24/5/2024

Cubans Block Central Havana Street in Protest Over Blackouts
Cubans Block Central Havana Street in Protest Over Blackouts

By Zoe Salinas on 24/5/2024

Several Youths Arrested in Connection with the Alleged Murder of a 54-Year-Old Man in Santiago de Cuba
Several Youths Arrested in Connection with the Alleged Murder of a 54-Year-Old Man in Santiago de Cuba

By Charlotte Gomez on 24/5/2024

Mother Fatally Stabbed by Ex-Partner in Santiago de Cuba
Mother Fatally Stabbed by Ex-Partner in Santiago de Cuba

By Aaron Delgado on 24/5/2024

Cuban Electric Company Predicts Severe Power Outages for Friday
Cuban Electric Company Predicts Severe Power Outages for Friday

By Sophia Martinez on 24/5/2024

Mailén Reflects: "Six Years Ago, Enjoying Life Was a Fantasy"
Mailén Reflects: "Six Years Ago, Enjoying Life Was a Fantasy"

By Henry Cruz on 24/5/2024

New Arrival Cuban Falls Victim to Deportation Prank, Reaction Goes Viral
New Arrival Cuban Falls Victim to Deportation Prank, Reaction Goes Viral

By Alex Smith on 24/5/2024

Amanda, Cuban Girl, Leaves Hospital for the First Time Since Arriving in Spain
Amanda, Cuban Girl, Leaves Hospital for the First Time Since Arriving in Spain

By Emily Vargas on 24/5/2024

Cuban TikToker Goes Viral with Hilarious Take on Breaking Up with Cuban Women
Cuban TikToker Goes Viral with Hilarious Take on Breaking Up with Cuban Women

By Charlotte Gomez on 24/5/2024

Joan Laporta Dismisses Xavi Hernández as Barcelona Head Coach
Joan Laporta Dismisses Xavi Hernández as Barcelona Head Coach

By Madison Pena on 24/5/2024

Alexander Abreu and Camilo Release Cuban Salsa Version of RBD's "Sálvame"
Alexander Abreu and Camilo Release Cuban Salsa Version of RBD's "Sálvame"

By Olivia Torres on 24/5/2024

Elderly Man with Dementia Missing in Santiago de Cuba: Family Seeks Help
Elderly Man with Dementia Missing in Santiago de Cuba: Family Seeks Help

By Daniel Vasquez on 24/5/2024

Havana's Iconic Regla Ferry Suspended Due to Technical Issues
Havana's Iconic Regla Ferry Suspended Due to Technical Issues

By Alex Smith on 24/5/2024

Triple Currency Drop in Cuba: USD, EUR, and MLC Prices Decline
Triple Currency Drop in Cuba: USD, EUR, and MLC Prices Decline

By Mia Dominguez on 24/5/2024

Mother Arrested in Hialeah for Alleged Neglect of Her Two Children
Mother Arrested in Hialeah for Alleged Neglect of Her Two Children

By Daniel Vasquez on 24/5/2024

Maydy La Grande Plans Grand Concert in Miami
Maydy La Grande Plans Grand Concert in Miami

By James Rodriguez on 24/5/2024

Limay Blanco Donates Rechargeable Fan to Cuban Mother
Limay Blanco Donates Rechargeable Fan to Cuban Mother

By Felix Ortiz on 23/5/2024

Seidy La Niña Collaborates with Los 4: "A Dream Come True with My Favorite Cuban Band"
Seidy La Niña Collaborates with Los 4: "A Dream Come True with My Favorite Cuban Band"

By Robert Castillo on 23/5/2024

Cubano Shares Harrowing Journey to the U.S.
Cubano Shares Harrowing Journey to the U.S.

By Grace Ramos on 23/5/2024

Cuban Athlete's World Championship Dreams Shattered by INDER
Cuban Athlete's World Championship Dreams Shattered by INDER

By Hannah Aguilar on 23/5/2024

Nearly 33,000 Cuban Migrants Passed Through Honduras in 2024
Nearly 33,000 Cuban Migrants Passed Through Honduras in 2024

By Alexander Flores on 23/5/2024

Low-Pressure System Approaches Eastern Cuba
Low-Pressure System Approaches Eastern Cuba

By Alex Smith on 23/5/2024

Laura Treto Undergoes Cosmetic Surgery in Miami: "It's the Best Because It's What I Want"
Laura Treto Undergoes Cosmetic Surgery in Miami: "It's the Best Because It's What I Want"

By James Rodriguez on 23/5/2024

Young Cuban Man Dies in Police Custody in San Juan y Martínez
Young Cuban Man Dies in Police Custody in San Juan y Martínez

By Bella Nunez on 23/5/2024

Dental Clinic in Matanzas Remains Closed for Over Two Months After Truck Accident
Dental Clinic in Matanzas Remains Closed for Over Two Months After Truck Accident

By Claire Jimenez on 23/5/2024

Father Deported to Cuba Reunites with Family in the U.S. After Long Struggle
Father Deported to Cuba Reunites with Family in the U.S. After Long Struggle

By Daniel Colon on 23/5/2024

Long Lines for Fuel Purchases in Cuba's Capital
Long Lines for Fuel Purchases in Cuba's Capital

By Mia Dominguez on 23/5/2024

Car Crashes into Miami Church, Leaving Four Injured, One Critically
Car Crashes into Miami Church, Leaving Four Injured, One Critically

By Ethan Navarro on 23/5/2024

Father in Miami Desperately Seeks Humanitarian Visa to Save Son's Life
Father in Miami Desperately Seeks Humanitarian Visa to Save Son's Life

By Grace Ramos on 23/5/2024

Director of JIT Newspaper Removed by INDER for "Abuse of Power" and "Mistreatment"
Director of JIT Newspaper Removed by INDER for "Abuse of Power" and "Mistreatment"

By Richard Morales on 23/5/2024

Welcome Rally Organized for Díaz-Canel in Yateras, Guantánamo
Welcome Rally Organized for Díaz-Canel in Yateras, Guantánamo

By James Rodriguez on 23/5/2024

Cuban Contestant on La Voz Kids Spain Expresses Her Love for Mariachi Music
Cuban Contestant on La Voz Kids Spain Expresses Her Love for Mariachi Music

By Albert Rivera on 23/5/2024

Elioveliz, the "Cuban José José," Releases His First Ballad Composed by Lenier Mesa
Elioveliz, the "Cuban José José," Releases His First Ballad Composed by Lenier Mesa

By Daniel Vasquez on 23/5/2024

U.S. Denies Humanitarian Parole for Son of Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz
U.S. Denies Humanitarian Parole for Son of Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz

By Abigail Marquez on 23/5/2024

Cuban Minister of Commerce Blames Shortages on Import Dependency
Cuban Minister of Commerce Blames Shortages on Import Dependency

By Sophia Martinez on 23/5/2024

Former Havana Spanish Casino: Another Lost Gem Due to Neglect
Former Havana Spanish Casino: Another Lost Gem Due to Neglect

By Samantha Mendoza on 23/5/2024

Ricardo Cabrisas Replaced as Minister of Foreign Trade in Cuba
Ricardo Cabrisas Replaced as Minister of Foreign Trade in Cuba

By Edward Lopez on 23/5/2024

Cuba Stuns Germany to Keep Olympic Volleyball Dream Alive
Cuba Stuns Germany to Keep Olympic Volleyball Dream Alive

By Michael Hernandez on 23/5/2024

Director of Electrical Union to Cubans: "We Have No Additional Power Generation Capacity"
Director of Electrical Union to Cubans: "We Have No Additional Power Generation Capacity"

By Alex Smith on 23/5/2024

Seven Cuban Rafters Missing After Continuing Journey from Cayman Islands on May 8
Seven Cuban Rafters Missing After Continuing Journey from Cayman Islands on May 8

By Emily Vargas on 23/5/2024

13-Year-Old Girl Missing for Two Days in Havana
13-Year-Old Girl Missing for Two Days in Havana

By Daniel Colon on 23/5/2024

El Taiger Spotted Shopping at Walmart
El Taiger Spotted Shopping at Walmart

By Felix Ortiz on 23/5/2024

Cuban Leader Díaz-Canel Admits Difficulty in Ensuring a Blackout-Free Summer
Cuban Leader Díaz-Canel Admits Difficulty in Ensuring a Blackout-Free Summer

By Christopher Ramirez on 23/5/2024

ETECSA Claims to Provide the "Cheapest" Internet in the Caribbean
ETECSA Claims to Provide the "Cheapest" Internet in the Caribbean

By Charlotte Gomez on 23/5/2024

Cubans in Uruguay: "Here I Discovered There's More Than Just Congrí and Pork"
Cubans in Uruguay: "Here I Discovered There's More Than Just Congrí and Pork"

By Olivia Torres on 23/5/2024

Pregnant Woman Dies Allegedly Due to Medical Negligence in Havana
Pregnant Woman Dies Allegedly Due to Medical Negligence in Havana

By Madison Pena on 23/5/2024

Health Alert Issued for Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease in Holguín Children
Health Alert Issued for Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease in Holguín Children

By Alexander Flores on 23/5/2024

Woman Stabbed by Ex-Partner in Santiago de Cuba
Woman Stabbed by Ex-Partner in Santiago de Cuba

By Oscar Fernandez on 23/5/2024

Cuban Woman Uses Creativity to Order Fried Chicken in a U.S. Restaurant
Cuban Woman Uses Creativity to Order Fried Chicken in a U.S. Restaurant

By Christopher Ramirez on 23/5/2024

Venezuelan Opposition to Reevaluate Ties with Cuba if Elected
Venezuelan Opposition to Reevaluate Ties with Cuba if Elected

By Christopher Ramirez on 23/5/2024

Suspected Cuban Hitman Arrested in Guatemala
Suspected Cuban Hitman Arrested in Guatemala

By Elizabeth Alvarado on 23/5/2024

Inspiring Debut: Cuban Shines on TV Show Despite Lack of Singing Experience and Family Criticism
Inspiring Debut: Cuban Shines on TV Show Despite Lack of Singing Experience and Family Criticism

By Madison Pena on 23/5/2024

Two-Car Collision on Cuba's National Highway Sparks Various Theories
Two-Car Collision on Cuba's National Highway Sparks Various Theories

By Madison Pena on 23/5/2024

Junic El Famoso Takes on Bebeshito and El Taiger's Hit: Hear His Cover of "Marca Mandarina"
Junic El Famoso Takes on Bebeshito and El Taiger's Hit: Hear His Cover of "Marca Mandarina"

By Daniel Vasquez on 23/5/2024

CDR Distributes "My Phone is My Rifle" Stickers to Cyber Fighters in Havana
CDR Distributes "My Phone is My Rifle" Stickers to Cyber Fighters in Havana

By Felix Ortiz on 23/5/2024

Andy Vázquez Melts Hearts with Photos of His Newborn Daughters: "Guess Which One is Isabella and Annabella"
Andy Vázquez Melts Hearts with Photos of His Newborn Daughters: "Guess Which One is Isabella and Annabella"

By Ernesto Alvarez on 23/5/2024

Truck Drivers Needed in Spain
Truck Drivers Needed in Spain

By James Rodriguez on 23/5/2024

Mexico Rescues 88 Abandoned Migrants, Including 20 Cubans
Mexico Rescues 88 Abandoned Migrants, Including 20 Cubans

By Albert Rivera on 23/5/2024

Six-Day Wait to Travel from Santiago de Cuba to Havana
Six-Day Wait to Travel from Santiago de Cuba to Havana

By Elizabeth Alvarado on 23/5/2024

Nurse Injured After Ambulance Crashes into House in Camagüey
Nurse Injured After Ambulance Crashes into House in Camagüey

By Emily Vargas on 24/5/2024

Mother's New Mercedes-Benz Torched in Miami Arson Attack
Mother's New Mercedes-Benz Torched in Miami Arson Attack

By Emily Vargas on 23/5/2024

"Despite the Difficult Journey, I Achieved What I Wanted Most": Oniel Bebeshito's Wife Shares Her First Days in Miami
"Despite the Difficult Journey, I Achieved What I Wanted Most": Oniel Bebeshito's Wife Shares Her First Days in Miami

By Alexander Flores on 23/5/2024

Cuban Greco-Roman Wrestling Champion Leaves National Team During Training Camp in Croatia
Cuban Greco-Roman Wrestling Champion Leaves National Team During Training Camp in Croatia

By Abigail Marquez on 23/5/2024

Missing for Over 20 Days in Havana
Missing for Over 20 Days in Havana

By Ethan Navarro on 23/5/2024

Cuban Woman Compares Life in Cuba and Puerto Rico After 18-Year Absence
Cuban Woman Compares Life in Cuba and Puerto Rico After 18-Year Absence

By Grace Ramos on 23/5/2024

Women Surrender to Police After Allegedly Stealing $200,000 in Jewelry in South Florida
Women Surrender to Police After Allegedly Stealing $200,000 in Jewelry in South Florida

By Aaron Delgado on 23/5/2024

Cuban Man Arrested for Multiple Thefts at Hialeah Walgreens
Cuban Man Arrested for Multiple Thefts at Hialeah Walgreens

By Felix Ortiz on 23/5/2024

Emotional Reunion in Cuba: "Finally Reunited with My Mom, Thank God"
Emotional Reunion in Cuba: "Finally Reunited with My Mom, Thank God"

By Charlotte Gomez on 23/5/2024

Cubana Supports Milei in Argentina: "I Brought Him a Gift to Open New Paths"
Cubana Supports Milei in Argentina: "I Brought Him a Gift to Open New Paths"

By Zoe Salinas on 23/5/2024

Mily Alemán Stuns with a Dazzling New Haircut
Mily Alemán Stuns with a Dazzling New Haircut

By Grace Ramos on 23/5/2024

Biden Under Fire for Allowing Cuban Officials to Tour Sensitive Areas of Miami Airport
Biden Under Fire for Allowing Cuban Officials to Tour Sensitive Areas of Miami Airport

By Daniel Vasquez on 23/5/2024

Osmani García Marks His Birthday with a Special Celebration
Osmani García Marks His Birthday with a Special Celebration

By Isabella Sanchez on 23/5/2024

Plummeting Value: Euros and Dollars Continue to Decline in Cuba's Informal Market
Plummeting Value: Euros and Dollars Continue to Decline in Cuba's Informal Market

By Ernesto Alvarez on 23/5/2024

Young Woman Returns to Cuba for Emotional Reunion with Her Parents: "There's Nothing Like Hugging Mom and Dad Again"
Young Woman Returns to Cuba for Emotional Reunion with Her Parents: "There's Nothing Like Hugging Mom and Dad Again"

By Emily Vargas on 23/5/2024

Mother of Cuban Reggaeton Artist El Yonki Passes Away
Mother of Cuban Reggaeton Artist El Yonki Passes Away

By Bella Nunez on 23/5/2024

Oniel Bebeshito: "I Owe All My Success to Cuba"
Oniel Bebeshito: "I Owe All My Success to Cuba"

By Joseph Morales on 23/5/2024

Stage Collapse at Political Rally in Mexico Leaves Nine Dead, Dozens Injured
Stage Collapse at Political Rally in Mexico Leaves Nine Dead, Dozens Injured

By Isabella Sanchez on 23/5/2024

Severe Storm Wreaks Havoc in Boyeros Municipality, Havana
Severe Storm Wreaks Havoc in Boyeros Municipality, Havana

By Isabella Rojas on 22/5/2024

Blinken Defends Removing Cuba from List of Non-Cooperative Countries in Anti-Terrorism Efforts
Blinken Defends Removing Cuba from List of Non-Cooperative Countries in Anti-Terrorism Efforts

By Robert Castillo on 22/5/2024

Distractions in Camagüey to Mask Power Outages
Distractions in Camagüey to Mask Power Outages

By Amelia Soto on 22/5/2024

Farewell Between Martha, Cuba's Viral Grandmother, and Her "Grandson" Before Traveling to the U.S.
Farewell Between Martha, Cuba's Viral Grandmother, and Her "Grandson" Before Traveling to the U.S.

By Ava Castillo on 22/5/2024

Only Three Percent of Cubans Identify as "Firmly Socialist," Survey Reveals
Only Three Percent of Cubans Identify as "Firmly Socialist," Survey Reveals

By Isabella Rojas on 22/5/2024

Two Cubans Die in Explosion at Manicaragua Factory in Villa Clara
Two Cubans Die in Explosion at Manicaragua Factory in Villa Clara

By Joseph Morales on 22/5/2024

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