Enough is enough, say Cubans as they hit streets in a rare show of force
‘Neo-liberal’ citizens, hard-hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, want an ‘end to dictatorship in the country’
Anti-government demonstrations that broke out in Cuba on Sunday have been blamed by state media on “neo-liberal” opponents.
Images on social media showed crowds in Havana, the provincial town of San Antonio de los Banos and elsewhere. Large mobilisations against the regime are rare on the tightly controlled island, which strictly curbs dissent.
“Those who fan these demonstrations don’t want the welfare of the people, but rather the privatisation of health and education, and neo-liberalism,” state-controlled Prensa Latina cited President Miguel Díaz-Canel as saying...