MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Part of the Palmetto Expressway is unopen down adjacent Coral Way owed to demonstrators rallying for state successful Cuba.
Dozens of demonstrators began their rally astatine Coral Way and SW 82nd Avenue and past marched their mode onto 826, blocking postulation successful some directions.
The demonstrators are not walking connected the highway, but rather, simply blocking the road.
As a result, each northbound lanes are blocked betwixt Coral Way and 8th Street and each southbound lanes are blocked betwixt Coral Way and Bird Road.
This amusement of enactment follows uncommon thoroughfare protests successful Cuba implicit the play implicit deficiency of nutrient and medicine amid a sedate economical situation aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic and US sanctions.
Cuban constabulary brought those unsanctioned protests nether control connected Monday.
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, a Cuban American, tweeted that helium has ne'er “felt specified earthy emotion from the radical of Miami hopeless for involution by the authorities and by themselves connected behalf of Cuba.” He added that “this is the infinitesimal of freedom” for Cuba.
I person ne'er felt specified earthy emotion from the radical of Miami hopeless for involution by the authorities and by themselves connected behalf of Cuba. This is the infinitesimal for state successful Cuba. IT CANNOT WAIT ANY LONGER! pic.twitter.com/fL0aaKgbJz
— Mayor Francis Suarez (@MiamiMayor) July 12, 2021
There are further demonstrations scheduled successful South Florida connected Tuesday including 1 astatine 2:30 astatine Versailles on SW 8th Street and 36th Avenue and different astatine 5:00 p.m. astatine Tamiami Park disconnected Coral Way and 107th Avenue.