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IPFS News Link • Cuba

Why Cuba's youth are revolting now against the island's dictators

• arclein

Here are a few: the loss of revenue from Venezuela; a collapsed economy; gargantuan foreign debt; a disastrous sugar harvest; uncontrolled inflation; a plague that is intensifying rather than abating; a collapsing health system; medication, food, water and electricity shortages; long lines and empty shelves at every store; and increased repression. Never mind the sanctions by the United States or the so-called embargo that Cuba's military junta and many of the world's news outlets blame for the current crisis. These are inconsequential factors, a blame-shifting decoy. When it comes to assigning blame, much more is truly deserved by the thousands of tourists invited back to Cuba's apartheid resorts prematurely and irresponsibly as new strains of COVID-19 were emerging.