If the US Really Cared About Freedom in Cuba, It Would End Its Punishing Sanctions 

The violent protests that erupted in Cuba in early July were the first serious social disturbances since the “Maleconazo” of 1994, 27 years ago. Both these periods were characterised by deep economic crises. I was living in Havana in the mid-90s and witnessed the conditions that triggered the uprising: empty food markets, shops and pharmacy shelves, regular electricity cuts, production and transport ground to a halt.

Source: If the US Really Cared About Freedom in Cuba, It Would End Its Punishing Sanctions | Portside

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