MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Cuban-American flotilla that set sail Friday has returned.
The purpose of the flotilla? To show their support to the Cuban people as close as they could get to them.READ MORE: Santa Pays Special Visit To Patients At Holtz Children's Hospital
The boaters were able to get roughly 15 miles from the island.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Girl Charged With Making Threats Against Miami Northwestern Senior High
They lit flare guns and fireworks, sending messages of hope to Cubans fighting for freedom.MORE NEWS: FPL Bills To Go Up Due To Fuel Costs
Note: This story was originally published July 25th, 2021.