|Art stolen from Cuban museum, turns up in Miami|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
HAVANA — Dozens of works of art were secretly taken from a storage facility at Cuba’s flagship National Museum of Fine Arts and some have surfaced across the Florida Straits in Miami, museum and gallery officials said Friday.
In a statement, Cuba’s governmental National Council of Cultural Heritage acknowledged what it called a major loss for the museum, located on a main boulevard in central Havana.
“Last week it was detected that there was an important disappearance of pieces from a warehouse of artwork ... of the National Museum of Fine Arts,” the council said.
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