Hundreds of people joined their voices in Miami to demand a cease-fire from the United States against Cuba and to request that the island be removed from the list of world sponsors of terrorism.
Members of the community, who every Sunday of the next month of each month in that city call for the regulation of relations between the two countries, sang the Cuban National Anthem, showed their signs and demanded that Washington be protected from the unilateral blockade. more than six decades.
Several videos posted to social networks show the harassment and insults suffered by the caravanists, brought forth by anti-Cuban groups that seek to prevent the reconciliation plan.
“The Commission of Miami asked the city to provide protection, which should not be the reason that the police should provide security for free,” the leader of the Bridges of Love movement, Carlos Lazo, denounced on Facebook.
He added that they are a deterrent and ultimately offer protection against travelers who are dedicated to terrorizing activists.
In addition to the insults, the hostile demonstrations included the burning of the Cuban flag in the face of the negligence of law enforcement officers, who also underestimated the threat such an act represents to public security.
Despite the attacks, the caravanists strengthened their will to support a just cause.
We go to the traditions of the Sun wrapped because we love, not because we are paid, they added between the cries of Cuba yes, no hostages! and from ¡Viva Cuba!
“This is not a wall of hate,” they ask.
The main political leaders of the Alianza Martiana coalition, Elena Freire and Max Lesnik, decided that, despite everything, it would be a successful day where it would be possible to call and gather the people of good will who would raise awareness so that they could be converted into observations. instituted against the island of Alba.
“We had another company of success, we left with great enthusiasm and once again put an end to the terrible sanctions that burden and suffer the Cuban people,” Freire declared in an interview broadcast on social networks.
He also emphasized the common demand to remove the Caribbean island from the list of countries supporting terrorism and pointed out that only “medicine and love” are exported to Cuba.
For his part, Lesnik stated that this company was carried out because of “the will of Cuban exiles who love their country and who want the United States of America to change its policy of aggression.”
We want hatred to remain, he said: “Love solves the problems between honest, prudent people and above all the real good.”
In addition to Miami, other actions of solidarity with Cuba were organized in the US cities of Seattle and New York, as well as in Vancouver, Quebec and Ottawa (Canada), and also in Panama.