Washington is warning the Cuban authorities against using violence against protesters, United States Assistant to President Joe Biden for National Security Jake Sullivan said on Monday, July 12. Twitter…
“The United States supports freedom of expression and assembly throughout Cuba and strongly condemns any violence or attacks against peaceful demonstrators who exercise their universal rights,” the statement said.
According to the Cuban publication Diario de cubaOn Sunday, thousands of people took to the streets to participate in massive peaceful protests against the government. The main complaints were the lack of food, medicine and virtually all basic necessities.
Thus, the country has already recorded cases of robbery of shops with scarce goods.
Also, residents were worried about the repeated outbreak of coronavirus, which led to the fact that all hospitals were overflowing.
“The unprecedented protests express the population’s accumulated fatigue from the government’s destructive policies,” the report says.
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It is noted that people took to the streets in Havana, Palma Soriana, Santiago de Cuba, San Antonio de los Banos and other municipalities.
In turn, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel called on the communists to take to the streets to prevent possible provocations against the authorities. He also stated that the communists are ready to fight in the streets and die for the revolution.