A series of protests against the Cuban government and the ruling Communist Party of Cuba began on 11 July 2021, triggered by a shortage of food and medicine and the government's response to the resurgent COVID-19 pandemic in Cuba. The protests have been described as the largest anti-government demonstrations since the Maleconazo in 1994.What's happening in Cuba?
Protests Grow Against the Communist Regime Street demonstrations come as the country’s economic crisis and the pandemic lead to deteriorating living conditions and shortages Videos show thousands of Cubans protesting food and medicine shortages in a rare show of antigovernment dissent.Why is Cuba’s government arresting hundreds of its own citizens?
In the wake of the July 11 street protests that rocked Cuba’s Communist regime, the Havana government has moved to reassert control by arresting hundreds of their own citizens, more than three dozen of whom are suspected of having been “forced disappearances”Why is Miguel Díaz-Canel banning protests in Cuba?
Miguel Díaz-Canel, who heads the Cuban Communist Party, has banned the public protests, arguing that they are part of a U.S.-backed destabilization campaign and an attempt to overthrow the regime. U.S. officials have denied the allegations.