MIAMI (CBSMiami) – South Florida’s Cuban American assemblage is rallying successful solidarity with the Cuban radical who took to the streets implicit the play to protestation the Communist leadership.
Sunday nighttime and Monday night, they took to the streets of Little Havana, waving flags and shouting for liberty and state successful Cuba.
“Freedom, freedom, we privation Cuba to beryllium escaped for erstwhile and for all,” said Sandra Balboa.
Tuesday afternoon, protesters took to the Palmetto Expressway adjacent Coral Way and blocked traffic.
The Assembly of Cuban Resistance volition clasp a rally astatine the Cuban Memorial astatine Tamiami Park connected Tuesday astatine 5 p.m. Before that, they volition conscionable with U.S. Rep. Carlos Gimenez.
One of the organizers of the Tamiami Park rally said it would beryllium historical and hoped their chants would beryllium heard successful Cuba.
Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Ron DeSantis held a circular array treatment astir what’s happening successful Cuba astatine the American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora connected Coral Way.
“It’s been a agelong clip coming, they are protesting Communist oppression, I deliberation it’s a noble cause,” helium said.
But radical successful Miami aren’t conscionable rallying for freedom, they’re taking action.
Monday night, a ample radical packed a boat with waters, sodas, and supplies, earlier it headed to Cuba.
The Coast Guard cautioned astir taking boats to Cuba, calling specified a travel “dangerous and unforgiving.”