South Florida women detained in Cuba for smuggling synthetic weed


A 20-year-old South Florida woman named Melissa Acosta and one other woman (unidentified for now) were detained in Cuba this week for allegedly trying to smuggle in synthetic weed.

El Nuevo Herald reported that Acosta’s mother — Jenny Valdes — had told a local CBS affiliate that her daughter has a learning disability and went to Havana with another woman described as the mother of her son’s fiancĂ©. More over at the Broward-Palm Beach New Times.