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Watch: ‘I Voted for You’ – Cuban Americans Turn on Biden

Tensions rose in front of the White House Sunday as two separate groups of protesters gathered to protest in support of the Cuban people. One group, which included many self-proclaimed socialists, called for ending the embargo while a group of Cuban Americans called for freedom from communism.

A protester dresses as the Statue of Liberty as others wear Cuban flags during a demonstration in front of the White House in Washington DC, on July 25, 2021. - Rallies are taking place around the world as Cuba endures its worst economic crisis in 30 years, with chronic shortages …

Cubans Debut Clandestine App to Organize Protests

Cuban human rights activists Andres Portillo and Denis Molina, creators of the Palsaco.com website for reporting oppressive actions by the Cuban government, on Thursday debuted a new Droid smartphone app called Estoypuesto (“I’m on!”) to help organize protests against the dictatorship.

Women use their phones in a street of Havana, on July 14, 2021. - Cuban authorities restored internet access on Wednesday following three days of interruptions after unprecedented protests erupted over the weekend, AFP journalists said. Access to social media and messaging apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter remained …

Cuban Dissident Leaders Urge U.S. to Treat Communism Like Apartheid

Cuban dissident leader and human rights activist Rosa Maria Paya Acevedo told a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on Tuesday that the free world should treat Cuban Communism as an unacceptable moral horror, the same way South African apartheid was defeated with intense international pressure in the 1980s.

A woman holds a portrait of Cuban late leader Fidel Castro during an act of revolutionary reaffirmation in Havana, on July 17, 2021. - Former Cuban President Raul Castro and his successor, Miguel Diaz-Canel, led an "act of revolutionary reaffirmation" in front of thousands of supporters in Havana on July …