Breaking News: Cuban Revolution Begins To Explode...

Thousands of Cubans took to the streets in rare protests Sunday to complain about a lack of freedom and a worsening economic situation, according to protesters speaking to CNN and videos from multiple cities.


In the city of San Antonio de los Baños, just outside Havana province, hundreds of people defied a heavy police presence to air their complaints.
One resident who did not wish to be identified told CNN that residents had been enduring power outages for a week and that had “detonated” the growing outrage.

Videos uploaded to social media appeared to show other protests in a handful of cities and towns across the island.
In some of the videos, people shouted they “weren’t afraid” or that they wanted liberty or access to coronavirus vaccines.
The already struggling Cuban economy has been hit hard as tourism and good imports have dropped steeply during the pandemic.
On Sunday, Cuban health officials reported a record single-day increase for new Covid-19 cases and deaths.

Communism(or whatever system they have), will never work in the modern world. Trying to deny people freedoms , when they can see them over the internet is very interesting.

Anaitwa Obama.

CHANGE you can believe in, he said.

Cuban mercenaries, loading. You would never see these things under President Trump. Never.

Waliseme katanuka mara mingi, hakakuwai nuka.

Under a Democrat we have seen war in Israel vs Palestine i.e oil prices shot up as expected… a black president dead in Haiti, violent riots in Bolsonaro’s Brazil and South Africa and now Cuba manenoz all happening in less than 6 months.

Even the absolute withdrawal from Afghanistan is not being done genuinely like Trump was doing it with some soberness. A dirty plan is afoot.

Those are not hundreds, just propaganda by CNN, like they did in Libya


Yes your cousin Obama and his Democrats.

Like I told you in the past, Obama is the number one terrorist on planet earth.

They probably won’t touch Maduro because he helped them steal the election with his dominion machines, but you never know with Democrat elites. You can’t trust them.

im making it a habit not to argue with low iq individuals… so jibambe

I know it’s painful but its true. Obama overthrewand killed Ghadafi, Mubarak, Abdullah Saleh of Yemen, President of Tunisia, Bashir of Sudan… he tried to overthrow Assad but Putin stepped in.

Democrats are killers and Obama deserves to be hanged for killing millions of Muslims.

On top of that wanakalia hungry people.

Umesahau kuongeza looting pale Satafrika because of one thieving bonobo in the name of ex president being jailed.

Mujamaaica you never talk of George Bush jnr who invaded and occupied Iraq, killed innocent kids and women all in the name of WMD. Why buttco, why?

President Biden on Monday praised Cuban protesters for issuing a “clarion call for freedom and relief” in historic Sunday protests, calling on the Cuban government to allow for peaceful protests. Biden’s statement follows allegations from Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel that the United States is funding the demonstrators.

Protesters demanded freedom and are calling for the disbandment of the country’s communist dictatorship as the country goes through its worst economic crisis in decades, along with a resurgence of coronavirus cases.

“We stand with the Cuban people and their clarion call for freedom and relief from the tragic grip of the pandemic and from the decades of repression and economic suffering to which they have been subjected by Cuba’s authoritarian regime,” Biden said.

“The Cuban people are bravely asserting fundamental and universal rights,” the president continued, adding that those rights, “including the right of peaceful protest and the right to freely determine their own future, must be respected.”

“The United States calls on the Cuban regime to hear their people and serve their needs at this vital moment rather than enriching themselves,” Biden said.

Mbwa hebu soma the first line from @Mangele 's article above :

President Biden on Monday praised Cuban protesters… Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel said that the United States is funding the demonstrators.

These are issues you would NEVER see under the peaceful President Donald John Trump.

The Cuban president, Miguel Díaz-Canel, has attacked the “shameful delinquents” he claimed were trying to “fracture” his country’s communist revolution after the Caribbean island witnessed its largest anti-government protests in nearly three decades.

As Cuban officials blamed the US for Sunday’s demonstrations, Joe Biden called on the island’s leaders to hear its citizens’ “clarion call for freedom”.

“The Cuban people are bravely asserting fundamental and universal rights,” Biden said in a statement.

In a televised address on Monday morning Díaz-Canel, who recently succeeded Raúl Castro as the Communist party’s top figure, painted the protests as part of a United States-backed, social media-driven plot to stir up public discontent and overthrow the Cuban regime.

Government supporters walk during protests against and in support of the government in Havana, Cuba, on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

“The approach wasn’t peaceful yesterday,” the 61-year-old politician claimed, criticizing the “completely vulgar” behaviour of some demonstrators who he accused of throwing rocks at police and destroying cars. Díaz-Canel conceded other protesters had legitimate concerns over food shortages and blackouts, although he blamed those problems on US sanctions. “It’s legitimate to feel dissatisfaction,” the party’s powerful first secretary said in the broadcast.

Rogelio Polanco Fuentes, a top party official who runs its ideology department, denounced the protests as part of a well-funded US-sponsored effort to create “instability and chaos” in Cuba, which is currently experiencing its worst economic slump in decades as well as a worsening Covid crisis.

Polanco Fuentes compared Sunday’s protests to the failed US-backed uprising against Venezuela’s authoritarian leader, Nicolás Maduro, in 2019. “We are living through new chapters of the non-conventional war … in other places they have called these Colour Revolutions … or soft coups,” Polanco said.

Cuban dissidents rejected those claims about the protests which rippled across Cuba on Sunday, with thousands taking to the streets to denounce the lack of medicine and food and the lack of political freedoms.
By Sunday afternoon the demonstrations had reached one of Cuba’s most iconic locations: the seafront Malecón in the capital Havana where thousands of protesters were seen chanting “homeland and life” and “freedom”. The Malecón promenade was the setting of Cuba’s last significant street demonstrations, a sudden and short-lived explosion of dissent in 1994 known as the “Maleconazo Uprising”.
“What is happening is absolutely historical for us … I think this is a point of no return. Things will never be there same after this,” said Carolina Barrero, a 34-year-old Havana-based activist. “We are talking about thousands and thousands and thousands of people, all across the island. In every little town, there was a protest, [it was] completely spontaneous.
“They were shouting: ‘We don’t have fear anymore!’ ‘We want freedom!’ and ‘Abajo la dictadura!’ (Down with the dictatorship!)’” added Barrero, an art historian who said she had recently been placed under house arrest after being detained reading a poem outside Cuba’s culture ministry.
Paul Hare, the former British ambassador in Havana, said Cuba’s leaders would be concerned by the highly unusual eruption of dissent, and particularly how it had been organized with the help of social media. Word of the protests spread rapidly on Sunday, as celebrities and influencers shared news of the marches using the hashtag #SOSCuba.
“What Cuba’s government has always dreaded is a coordinated movement, as opposed to sporadic protests … They see it as the possible genesis of an organized rival political movement,” Hare said.
“The hardliners will be saying: ‘Be careful – this could get out of hand’ … They will be worried [about the protests]. It is a sign that the Communist Party is no longer able to vertically dictate what policy should be,” Hare added.
Cuban activists said they were unimpressed with Díaz-Canel’s initial response to their demands, and particularly his call on Sunday for “revolutionaries” to hit the streets to confront protesters’ provocations “with firmness and bravery”.
“What worries me the most is how they are trying to lay the ground for a wave of repression,” said Claudia Genlui Hidalgo, a 30-year-old dissident who saw several friends arrested on Sunday. “When he says ‘revolutionaries to the street’, he’s inciting violence.”
Barrero said she hoped the protests would lead to a peaceful transition away from the one-party rule but was also troubled by the possibility of conflict and by Díaz-Canel’s description of the protests as “counter-revolutionary mercenaries”.
Hare predicted there would now be a political crackdown on those identified as protest ringleaders as Communist party security chiefs fought to prevent a repeat.
World leaders reacted to Cuba’s unexpected convulsion on Monday with Mexico’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, saying he hoped a peaceful resolution could be reached “without the use of force, without confrontation and without violence”. “The Cubans must decide [the solution] because Cuba is a free, independent and sovereign nation – there must be no interventionism,” López Obrador added.
A spokesperson for Russia’s foreign ministry also cautioned against “outside interference” that sought to “encourage the destabilization” of the communist-run island.


After largely blaming the U.S. and social media for the unrest rocking his country, Cuba’s President Miguel Díaz-Canel has admitted his government has made mistakes as Havana announced a limited easing of food and medicine restrictions.

In a concession to the protests which started over the weekend amid anger at food and medicine shortages, price hikes, and the government’s handling of COVID-19, Havana said that it would temporarily ease curbs on food and medicine travelers could bring in, Reuters reported.


Meanwhile, in an unexpected moment of self-reflection, Díaz-Canel accepted that his government had a degree of responsibility for the unrest, saying in a televised address: “We have to gain experience from the disturbances.”

“We also have to carry out a critical analysis of our problems in order to act and overcome, and avoid their repetition,” he added on Wednesday, according to the Associated Press.

The government had blamed the unrest on U.S.-financed “counter-revolutionaries” it accused of exploiting hardship exacerbated by the U.S. trade embargo, which was tightened under the previous Donald Trump administration.

One of the demands of the social media campaign promoted under the hashtag #SOSCuba was for the government to lift customs restrictions on food, medicine, and hygiene products.

The Cuban government, which said the social media campaign was part of a U.S-backed plot to destabilize the island, relented, with Prime Minister Manuel Marrero announcing an easing of restrictions starting on Monday and lasting until the end of the year.


“It was a demand made by many travelers and it was necessary to take this decision,” Marrero said on state television as he sat next to Díaz-Canel, although there are very few flights coming into the island meaning it was uncertain what kind of immediate impact the measure would have.

Government critic Yoani Sánchez, tweeted to her more than 753,000 followers that the move was not enough, writing: “We do not want crumbs, we want freedom.”

“Blood was not spilled on Cuban streets in order to import a few extra suitcases,” she added.

The government has been accused of trying to quash dissent through internet outages, and rights groups have expressed alarm at the number of people arrested who remain unaccounted for.

There had been concern over the fate of Dina Stars, a Cuban YouTube personality who has been critical of her government when she cut short a TV interview because the security services wanted to detain her. However, on Thursday, she tweeted that she had returned home.

The situation puts pressure on the Joe Biden administration, which faces calls from Black Lives Matter (BLM) to lift the decades-long U.S. trade embargo.

Meanwhile, prominent Republicans, such as Cuban-American Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), have called for the Biden administration to condemn the Cuban regime.

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) tweeted that “American socialists don’t want to acknowledge the evil, suffering, and oppression that Cuban socialists are imposing on the people.”

Newsweek has contacted the White House for comment.