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Trailer Truck- Tour Bus Collide in Cuba; 2 Killed, 28 Injured

Trailer Truck- Tour Bus Collide in Cuba; 2 Killed, 28 Injured

A trailer truck struck an overpass and slammed into a tour bus in Santi Spiritus, Cuba, on the evening of April 2nd. According to sources, the trailer truck was carrying a container of televisions whereas the bus was carrying tourists when the crash happened. The bus driver and a tourist were killed in the crash, while 28 people suffered [...]

41 French Tourists Injured in Cuba Bus Crash

41 French Tourists Injured in Cuba Bus Crash

A bus carrying French tourists crashed into another vehicle in Varadero, Cuba, on December 1. Authorities from the French Embassy in Cuba confirmed that the accident happened when the tourists were returning after visiting the monument to Che Guevara in Santa Clara. Forty-one tourists were injured in the accident along with the Cuban driver [...]

Truck Crashes in Cuba

Truck Crashes in Cuba

An overloaded truck carrying 71+ passengers crashed on a Granma province mountain road. 17-year-old Juan Ramón Almarales Nueva who was the driver's assistant was killed and 71 were injured when the driver lost control. The truck left the road and rolled downhill in Guisa. None of the injured had serious injuries. The vehicle was coming [...]

Immigrants Sink at Punta Maisi

Immigrants Sink at Punta Maisi

What: Shipwreck Where: Punta Maisi-Guantanamo province Coast, Cuba When: Dec 24 2011 Who: 38 fatalities Why: A hundred meters from Punta Maisi Cuba, a ship of Haitian immigrants sank. 87 people were rescued from the crippled ship, and there were 21 men and 17 women who died. Details were not available.

Jumping from Colliding Trains in Guantanamo, 70 injured

Jumping from Colliding Trains in Guantanamo, 70 injured

What: #4123 train en route from Cuneira and the #51413 en route to Holguin. Where: Guantanamo, Cuba When: June 28, 2011 Who: 79 injured Why: Braking failed on a small (Holguin) train, causing it to collide with a larger passenger train in Guantanamo, Cuba. Rescue assistance and transporting to local hospitals was supplemented by [...]

Cuban Bus Flips

Cuban Bus Flips

What: Bus en route from Varadero to Camaguey. Where: highway near Sancti Spiritus in central Cuba When: Sept 7 2010 Who: One killed and 24 injured Why: While en route, the bus flipped. One person died on the scene. Four of the injured are in serious condition at Camilo Cienfuegos Hospital