NYT Accuses Cuban Freedom Fighters of Chanting ‘Anti-Government’ Slogans
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Thousands of Cubans marched in Havana to protest food shortages and high prices amid the China Virus pandemic – waving American flags and chanting about freedom.
It’s ironic that Antifa and Black Lives Matter take pride in burning the American flag while freedom fighters in Cuba and Hong Kong wrap themselves in our flag.
Many young people took part in the afternoon protest in the capital, which disrupted traffic until police moved in after several hours and broke up the march when a few protesters threw rocks.
Here’s how The New York Times described the protests:
Shouting “Freedom” and other anti-government slogans, hundreds of Cubans took to the streets in cities around the country on Sunday to protest food and medicine shortages, in a remarkable eruption of discontent not seen in nearly 30 years.The New York Times
Police initially trailed behind as protesters chanted “Freedom,” “Enough” and “Unite.” One motorcyclist pulled out a U.S. flag, but it was snatched from him by others.
“We are fed up with the queues, the shortages. That’s why I’m here,” one middle-age protester told The Associated Press. He declined to identify himself for fear of being arrested later.
Cuba is going through its worst economic crisis in decades, along with a resurgence of coronavirus cases, as it suffers the consequences of U.S. sanctions imposed by the Trump administration.
I have been covering Cuba since the 1994 rafter crisis. I have never ever seen anything like the protests today. https://t.co/h8Ukuvpfp3— Frances Robles (@FrancesRobles) July 11, 2021