A Miami-based doctor found an empty raft with consuming water nonetheless on board fairly a number of miles off the coast of Florida on Saturday. 

Writing in Spanish, Ernesto Cardenas, a gynecologist and obstetrician, said he discovered a “rustic boat” whereas out crusing. He surmised that the boat likely acquired proper right here from Cuba.  

An empty raft several miles off the coast of Florida. 

An empty raft fairly a number of miles off the coast of Florida. 
(Ernesto Cardenas)

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“It was empty but still had some drinking water and that gives me hope that someone rescued them,” Cardenas wrote. “This is the reality and despair that those who do not have freedom live under the dirty leg of socialism and communism… #soscuba #sosvenezuela #communismsucks #uscoastguard.”

In a video, Cardenas well-known that “this is what people are willing to sacrifice for freedom.” 

The U.S. Coast Guard couldn’t be reached for remark, however it actually routinely urges potential migrants from Cuba “don’t take to the seas.”

The doctor’s discovery comes after the island nation was rocked by pro-democracy protests over the summer season season.