Search and rescue personnel listen to remarks during a send off by members of the Surfside community for the Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF) National Rescue Uniton July 10, 2021 in Surfside, Florida. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Search and rescue crews saluted as Surfside condo collapse efforts come to an end

Fire trucks offered a water salute as search and rescue teams left the site of the devastating condo collapse in Surfside, Florida. The month-long recovery effort came to an end on Friday and the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s urban search and rescue team, Florida Task Force One and City of Miami Fire Department’s Florida Task Force Two departed from the Champlain Towers south with the death toll at 97.

Playboi Carti performs onstage during Rolling Loud Fueled by West Coast Cure Los Angeles 2019 - Day 1 on December 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for West Coast Cure)

Rolling Loud hip-hop festival returns to Miami

Tens of thousands of people from across the country have flocked to Miami to attend Rolling Loud music festival as this year’s tickets have sold out. The event returns to Florida this weekend after it was cancelled last year due to COVID-19.

Cuban-Americans and sympathizers protest against the Cuban government in the historic neighborhood of Ybor City, on July 14, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Octavio Jones/Getty Images)

U.S. Coast Guard warns against boaters traveling to Cuba

Tens of thousands of Cubans have continued to protest and express anger over shortages of food and medicine, rising inflation and the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic as cries for the U.S. to intervene have grown louder. The U.S. Coast Guard shared concern on Saturday amid reports of Floridian boaters organized to sail south to international waters on Monday morning.