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Today, Friday, June 14, 2024, brings a mix of news from Cuba, highlighting ongoing struggles and a touch of inspiration.

A Cuban national was among 32 migrants rescued at sea by the Colombian Navy, reflecting the desperate measures taken by many to escape the island's hardships. In a concerning development, a fuel tank ignited at the Antonio Guiteras Thermoelectric Plant, underlining the infrastructure vulnerabilities. Additionally, the Electric Union has promised fewer power outages this summer, although a significant 1,000 MW deficit looms today, causing widespread concern.

Amidst international tension, a Canadian Royal Navy ship arrived in Havana, signaling potential diplomatic moves. Meanwhile, Silvio Rodríguez, a notable Cuban musician, has labeled the country's situation as "terrible", criticizing the socialist communist regime for its role in the current crisis.

On a more hopeful note, singer Eduardo Antonio premiered his song "I Won't Give Up", spreading a message of resilience and perseverance. In sports, Georvis Elias, a 42-year-old Cuban basketball veteran, continues to shine in Spain, showcasing the enduring talent of Cuban athletes. In the realm of film, a Cuban filmmaker is seeking aid for grandparents affected by a fire in a Miami apartment, highlighting the solidarity within the Cuban community. Lastly, there is an appeal for help in finding a missing Cuban man in Artemisa.

Latest News:

Cuban Among 32 Migrants Rescued at Sea by Colombian Navy
Cuban Among 32 Migrants Rescued at Sea by Colombian Navy

By Elizabeth Alvarado on 14/6/2024

Eduardo Antonio Premieres "I Won't Give Up": A Message of Resilience and Perseverance
Eduardo Antonio Premieres "I Won't Give Up": A Message of Resilience and Perseverance

By Bella Nunez on 14/6/2024

Silvio Rodríguez Labels Cuba's Current Situation as "Terrible"
Silvio Rodríguez Labels Cuba's Current Situation as "Terrible"

By Isabella Rojas on 14/6/2024

Fuel Tank Ignites at Antonio Guiteras Thermoelectric Plant
Fuel Tank Ignites at Antonio Guiteras Thermoelectric Plant

By Oscar Fernandez on 14/6/2024

Canadian Royal Navy Ship Arrives in Havana Amidst International Tensions
Canadian Royal Navy Ship Arrives in Havana Amidst International Tensions

By Sofia Valdez on 14/6/2024

Promises of Fewer Power Outages This Summer: Cuba’s Electric Union Makes a Commitment
Promises of Fewer Power Outages This Summer: Cuba’s Electric Union Makes a Commitment

By Ethan Navarro on 14/6/2024

Georvis Elias: A Cuban Basketball Veteran Shines in Spain at 42 (INTERVIEW)
Georvis Elias: A Cuban Basketball Veteran Shines in Spain at 42 (INTERVIEW)

By Charlotte Gomez on 14/6/2024

Cuban Filmmaker Seeks Aid for Grandparents Affected by Miami Apartment Fire
Cuban Filmmaker Seeks Aid for Grandparents Affected by Miami Apartment Fire

By Albert Rivera on 14/6/2024

Missing Cuban Man in Artemisa: Public Appeal for Help
Missing Cuban Man in Artemisa: Public Appeal for Help

By Samantha Mendoza on 14/6/2024

Power Outages Expected Due to Nearly 1,000 MW Deficit in Cuba This Friday
Power Outages Expected Due to Nearly 1,000 MW Deficit in Cuba This Friday

By Alexander Flores on 14/6/2024

Trash Piles Up Near Santiago de Cuba Primary School and Daycare
Trash Piles Up Near Santiago de Cuba Primary School and Daycare

By Aaron Delgado on 14/6/2024

Cubano in Miami Finds Wallet with Money and Returns It to Police
Cubano in Miami Finds Wallet with Money and Returns It to Police

By Emily Vargas on 14/6/2024

Another Day of Falling Dollar and Euro Prices in Cuba's Informal Market
Another Day of Falling Dollar and Euro Prices in Cuba's Informal Market

By Bella Nunez on 14/6/2024

Young Cuban in the U.S. Shows Off Street Finds: "Give Things a Second Chance, Not Your Ex"
Young Cuban in the U.S. Shows Off Street Finds: "Give Things a Second Chance, Not Your Ex"

By Alex Smith on 14/6/2024

Elderly Cuban Accused of Multiple Pharmacy Thefts in Miami
Elderly Cuban Accused of Multiple Pharmacy Thefts in Miami

By Albert Rivera on 14/6/2024

Cuban Leader Urges Youth to "Embrace the Joy of Living Through Hard Times"
Cuban Leader Urges Youth to "Embrace the Joy of Living Through Hard Times"

By Daniel Vasquez on 14/6/2024

Affordable Neighborhoods in Miami for Rent in 2024
Affordable Neighborhoods in Miami for Rent in 2024

By Matthew Diaz on 14/6/2024

Yomil Expresses Frustration Over Power Outages: "It's Outrageous!"
Yomil Expresses Frustration Over Power Outages: "It's Outrageous!"

By Emily Vargas on 14/6/2024

Cubans Now Need Transit Visa for Cayman Islands Travel
Cubans Now Need Transit Visa for Cayman Islands Travel

By Daniel Colon on 14/6/2024

A Cuban Woman's Uplifting TikTok: "No Effort Is Wasted"
A Cuban Woman's Uplifting TikTok: "No Effort Is Wasted"

By Samantha Mendoza on 14/6/2024

Cuban Food Expressions: "A Sweet Potato Isn't Planted, It's Pulled Up When You Stumble"
Cuban Food Expressions: "A Sweet Potato Isn't Planted, It's Pulled Up When You Stumble"

By Aaron Delgado on 14/6/2024

Gas in Havana to Smell Like Garlic Due to New Odorant, CUPET Announces
Gas in Havana to Smell Like Garlic Due to New Odorant, CUPET Announces

By Richard Morales on 14/6/2024

10 Gift Ideas for Father's Day
10 Gift Ideas for Father's Day

By Ethan Navarro on 14/6/2024

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Charter Flight Executive for Facilitating Illegal Migration
U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Charter Flight Executive for Facilitating Illegal Migration

By Mia Dominguez on 14/6/2024

Security Guard Murdered at Cooperative in Santiago de Cuba
Security Guard Murdered at Cooperative in Santiago de Cuba

By Sofia Valdez on 14/6/2024

Car Blaze Destroys Classic Car on Holguín Highway
Car Blaze Destroys Classic Car on Holguín Highway

By Michael Hernandez on 14/6/2024

Lenier Mesa and Tito El Bambino Team Up for a New Summer Hit
Lenier Mesa and Tito El Bambino Team Up for a New Summer Hit

By Abigail Marquez on 14/6/2024

Couple Dances Bachata in the Rain in Miami
Couple Dances Bachata in the Rain in Miami

By Madison Pena on 14/6/2024

Online Scams on the Rise in Cuba Amid Growing E-commerce
Online Scams on the Rise in Cuba Amid Growing E-commerce

By Edward Lopez on 14/6/2024

Victoria's Adorable Instagram Video Steals the Show
Victoria's Adorable Instagram Video Steals the Show

By Henry Cruz on 13/6/2024

Neighborhoods Remain Flooded After Heavy Rains in Florida
Neighborhoods Remain Flooded After Heavy Rains in Florida

By Elizabeth Alvarado on 13/6/2024

Héctor Noas, Vladimir Cruz, Isabel Santos, and Osvaldo Doimeadiós Join Forces in Gerardo Chijona's New Film
Héctor Noas, Vladimir Cruz, Isabel Santos, and Osvaldo Doimeadiós Join Forces in Gerardo Chijona's New Film

By Hannah Aguilar on 13/6/2024

Koffe, Havana's Motorcycling Dog, Explores Colón Cemetery
Koffe, Havana's Motorcycling Dog, Explores Colón Cemetery

By Ernesto Alvarez on 14/6/2024

Thief Caught on Camera Stealing Washing Machine from Havana Home
Thief Caught on Camera Stealing Washing Machine from Havana Home

By Mia Dominguez on 13/6/2024

Government Overrules Expulsion, Reinstates Former Grand Master Mario Urquía to Cuban Lodge
Government Overrules Expulsion, Reinstates Former Grand Master Mario Urquía to Cuban Lodge

By Charlotte Gomez on 14/6/2024

Teenage Cuban Girl Vanishes in Mexico
Teenage Cuban Girl Vanishes in Mexico

By Emily Vargas on 13/6/2024

Adidas to Outfit Participants in Marabana 2024
Adidas to Outfit Participants in Marabana 2024

By Matthew Diaz on 13/6/2024

Cuban Arrested in Italy for Transforming Home Basement into Weapons Arsenal
Cuban Arrested in Italy for Transforming Home Basement into Weapons Arsenal

By Ava Castillo on 13/6/2024

Bus Companies in Mexican Border State Refuse to Sell Tickets to Cuban Migrants
Bus Companies in Mexican Border State Refuse to Sell Tickets to Cuban Migrants

By Amelia Soto on 13/6/2024

Russian Warships Docked in Havana Open for Public Tours
Russian Warships Docked in Havana Open for Public Tours

By Zoe Salinas on 13/6/2024

Messi Reveals His Future: Inter Miami Will Be My Final Club
Messi Reveals His Future: Inter Miami Will Be My Final Club

By Alexander Flores on 14/6/2024

Complaints About Gritty Bread Surface in Santiago de Cuba
Complaints About Gritty Bread Surface in Santiago de Cuba

By Madison Pena on 13/6/2024

Yomil Shares Heartwarming Moment Between El Dany and Daughter Daniela: "I Am the Only Girl for My Mom and Dad"
Yomil Shares Heartwarming Moment Between El Dany and Daughter Daniela: "I Am the Only Girl for My Mom and Dad"

By Christopher Ramirez on 13/6/2024

US Diplomat Explains Visa Processes to Pánfilo and Friends in Cuba
US Diplomat Explains Visa Processes to Pánfilo and Friends in Cuba

By Daniel Vasquez on 13/6/2024

Preschool Teacher Punished After Allegations of Child Abuse in Sancti Spíritus
Preschool Teacher Punished After Allegations of Child Abuse in Sancti Spíritus

By Sofia Valdez on 13/6/2024

Warning Issued Over Potential Spike in Deaths at Southern U.S. Border Following Biden's Policies
Warning Issued Over Potential Spike in Deaths at Southern U.S. Border Following Biden's Policies

By Zoe Salinas on 13/6/2024

Injured Cuban Catcher, Banned for Life, Returns to the Island
Injured Cuban Catcher, Banned for Life, Returns to the Island

By Daniel Colon on 13/6/2024

Lucy Sosa Receives $1,000 Gift from Influencer: "I Am a Man of My Word"
Lucy Sosa Receives $1,000 Gift from Influencer: "I Am a Man of My Word"

By Joseph Morales on 13/6/2024

Fundraiser Launched to Support Cuban Mother Who Lost Everything in Miami Fire
Fundraiser Launched to Support Cuban Mother Who Lost Everything in Miami Fire

By Edward Lopez on 13/6/2024

Cuban Musician Fatally Shot in Cancun, Mexico
Cuban Musician Fatally Shot in Cancun, Mexico

By Christopher Ramirez on 13/6/2024

Vice President of Malawi, Saulos Chilima, Dies in Plane Crash
Vice President of Malawi, Saulos Chilima, Dies in Plane Crash

By Abigail Marquez on 13/6/2024

Russian Adult Film Actress Goes Viral for Nude Stunt in Cuban Tobacco Shop
Russian Adult Film Actress Goes Viral for Nude Stunt in Cuban Tobacco Shop

By Mia Dominguez on 13/6/2024

Success of Charcoal Stove Sales in Ciego de Ávila
Success of Charcoal Stove Sales in Ciego de Ávila

By Elizabeth Alvarado on 13/6/2024

Rosa María Payá Meets with Argentine Foreign Minister: "We Are Inspired by the Freedom Agenda"
Rosa María Payá Meets with Argentine Foreign Minister: "We Are Inspired by the Freedom Agenda"

By Amelia Soto on 13/6/2024

Uruguayan Government Ordered to Pay $20,000 to Cuban Man's Family After Fatal Police Operation
Uruguayan Government Ordered to Pay $20,000 to Cuban Man's Family After Fatal Police Operation

By Mia Dominguez on 13/6/2024

Congress Members Warn About Cuban Regime Enforcers Entering the U.S.: "They Pose a Threat"
Congress Members Warn About Cuban Regime Enforcers Entering the U.S.: "They Pose a Threat"

By Aaron Delgado on 13/6/2024

Cuban Actor Oscar Ibarra, Known as Tony from "Viceversa," Arrives in the United States
Cuban Actor Oscar Ibarra, Known as Tony from "Viceversa," Arrives in the United States

By Sofia Valdez on 13/6/2024

A Cuban Mother's Journey to Uruguay with Her Two Children: "In Search of Freedom"
A Cuban Mother's Journey to Uruguay with Her Two Children: "In Search of Freedom"

By Daniel Vasquez on 13/6/2024

Yordenis Ugás Expresses Gratitude to Cuban Youth in the US Army: "Thank You for Your Service"
Yordenis Ugás Expresses Gratitude to Cuban Youth in the US Army: "Thank You for Your Service"

By Charlotte Gomez on 13/6/2024

First Pediatric Kidney Tumor Surgery Performed in Santa Clara
First Pediatric Kidney Tumor Surgery Performed in Santa Clara

By Isabella Sanchez on 13/6/2024

Cuban Mambo: A Viral Sensation on Social Media
Cuban Mambo: A Viral Sensation on Social Media

By Alex Smith on 13/6/2024

Family Seeks Assistance for Surgery on Infant with Brain Tumor in Matanzas
Family Seeks Assistance for Surgery on Infant with Brain Tumor in Matanzas

By Albert Rivera on 13/6/2024

Father's Day Surprise Show with Eduardo Antonio
Father's Day Surprise Show with Eduardo Antonio

By Robert Castillo on 13/6/2024

U.S. Deploys Rapid-Attack Submarine in Guantanamo Bay
U.S. Deploys Rapid-Attack Submarine in Guantanamo Bay

By James Rodriguez on 13/6/2024

Tornado Spotted in Matanzas Community
Tornado Spotted in Matanzas Community

By Felix Ortiz on 13/6/2024

Man Dazzles with Break Dance Performance in the Rain in Miami
Man Dazzles with Break Dance Performance in the Rain in Miami

By Bella Nunez on 13/6/2024

Heavy Rains Reported in Western Cuba
Heavy Rains Reported in Western Cuba

By Aaron Delgado on 13/6/2024

15-Year-Old Cuban Girl Goes Viral with Stunning Performance of Beyoncé's "Oye"
15-Year-Old Cuban Girl Goes Viral with Stunning Performance of Beyoncé's "Oye"

By Richard Morales on 13/6/2024

First Yutong Railbus to Operate in Cuba
First Yutong Railbus to Operate in Cuba

By Henry Cruz on 13/6/2024

Cuban Woman in Canada Shares Thoughts on Viral Surprise Reunion Videos
Cuban Woman in Canada Shares Thoughts on Viral Surprise Reunion Videos

By Ethan Navarro on 14/6/2024

Ulises Toirac Slams Lack of Police Presence After Brawl at Finca de los Monos: "And for a Sign, They're There in Minutes"
Ulises Toirac Slams Lack of Police Presence After Brawl at Finca de los Monos: "And for a Sign, They're There in Minutes"

By Isabella Sanchez on 13/6/2024

Cubana Goes Viral for Shopping in a Towel at a U.S. Supermarket
Cubana Goes Viral for Shopping in a Towel at a U.S. Supermarket

By Charlotte Gomez on 13/6/2024

Russian Government Addresses Concerns Over Warships Visiting Cuba
Russian Government Addresses Concerns Over Warships Visiting Cuba

By Alexander Flores on 13/6/2024

Mother of an Autistic Child in Cuba Seeks Help for Home Repairs for Four Years
Mother of an Autistic Child in Cuba Seeks Help for Home Repairs for Four Years

By Isabella Rojas on 13/6/2024

Power Outage Crisis in Cuba Worsens Due to Felton Plant Boiler Malfunction
Power Outage Crisis in Cuba Worsens Due to Felton Plant Boiler Malfunction

By Richard Morales on 13/6/2024

Cubans Fire Back at Díaz-Canel's Claims of Superior Democracy: "We're Governed by an Ignorant Leader"
Cubans Fire Back at Díaz-Canel's Claims of Superior Democracy: "We're Governed by an Ignorant Leader"

By Elizabeth Alvarado on 13/6/2024

Waterspout Spotted Off Miami Beach Amid Severe Weather Conditions
Waterspout Spotted Off Miami Beach Amid Severe Weather Conditions

By Sofia Valdez on 13/6/2024

Brother of Senior Cuban Official Criticizes State Media After Mass Brawl at Finca de los Monos
Brother of Senior Cuban Official Criticizes State Media After Mass Brawl at Finca de los Monos

By Sophia Martinez on 13/6/2024

Mily Alemán Dubbed "Cuban Queen" for Stunning Red Bikini Photos in Punta Cana
Mily Alemán Dubbed "Cuban Queen" for Stunning Red Bikini Photos in Punta Cana

By Christopher Ramirez on 13/6/2024

Residents Endure Hazardous Conditions in Collapsing Havana Building
Residents Endure Hazardous Conditions in Collapsing Havana Building

By Ava Castillo on 13/6/2024

Libia Batista Reunites with Cuban Artists in Miami
Libia Batista Reunites with Cuban Artists in Miami

By Abigail Marquez on 13/6/2024

Cuban Regime Blames U.S. for Uncertainty Over Kidnapped Cuban Doctors in Somalia
Cuban Regime Blames U.S. for Uncertainty Over Kidnapped Cuban Doctors in Somalia

By Henry Cruz on 13/6/2024

Floods in Miami and South Florida Create Striking Scenes
Floods in Miami and South Florida Create Striking Scenes

By Isabella Sanchez on 13/6/2024

Proud Cuban Woman in the USA Defends Herself Against Criticism for House Cleaning Job
Proud Cuban Woman in the USA Defends Herself Against Criticism for House Cleaning Job

By Ava Castillo on 13/6/2024

Cuba and South Korea Aim to Establish Embassies "As Soon As Possible"
Cuba and South Korea Aim to Establish Embassies "As Soon As Possible"

By Madison Pena on 13/6/2024

South Florida to Experience More Heavy Rainfall in the Coming Days
South Florida to Experience More Heavy Rainfall in the Coming Days

By Olivia Torres on 13/6/2024

Cuban Woman's Uplifting Journey in the U.S. Captivates TikTok
Cuban Woman's Uplifting Journey in the U.S. Captivates TikTok

By Oscar Fernandez on 13/6/2024

Angela Aguilar's Comment on Cazzu and Nodal Sparks Meme Frenzy Among Cubans
Angela Aguilar's Comment on Cazzu and Nodal Sparks Meme Frenzy Among Cubans

By Christopher Ramirez on 13/6/2024

Truck Overturns on Bayamo Ring Road
Truck Overturns on Bayamo Ring Road

By Sofia Valdez on 13/6/2024

Boats Discovered Abandoned Along Guantánamo and Sancti Spíritus Coasts
Boats Discovered Abandoned Along Guantánamo and Sancti Spíritus Coasts

By Claire Jimenez on 13/6/2024

Currency Prices in Cuba Drop for Third Consecutive Day
Currency Prices in Cuba Drop for Third Consecutive Day

By Richard Morales on 13/6/2024

Latina Mother Prefers Raising Her Child Outside of the U.S.: "There Are Many Things Kids Miss Out on Here"
Latina Mother Prefers Raising Her Child Outside of the U.S.: "There Are Many Things Kids Miss Out on Here"

By Bella Nunez on 13/6/2024

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