The neighbors of To worship You jaguay grande took to the streets on this Saturday with a pot in hand against blackout That they suffered in their localities is yet another example of the fatigue of the Cubans in the face of the systemic crisis affecting all areas of their daily lives.
Videos circulated through social networks showed dozens of residents of La Minina NeighborhoodIn Bouta Municipality, parading through the dark streets and chanting “Turn on the current, Pinga!” Beating the pan to cry.
“Bouta is still on the streets,” said one social media user, who shared photos of dozens of Cubans walking the streets of their neighborhood and Conga chanting popularized by students of Camagües University who protested in mid-June to face blackouts and water supply problems.
A Facebook post by a user who identified himself as Justo Libertari featured photos of Cuban police officers, requesting information about what happened in the Botanes neighborhood.
“At La Minina, asking for information about who touched the cauldron. All it touches are stones on the roofs,” the user said, suggesting that the civil protests expand their methods of protest against outrage and repression We do.
For its part, in People’s Council of Central Australia, The municipality of Jagui Grande, dozens of neighbors also took to the streets again to protest the persistent and prolonged blackout.
“We scream! But don’t let them take the dick current away from us now!”, is heard among a group of them, who marched in the dark of the streets beating the cauldron. He can be heard shouting “Azadi, azaadi!”, in another video shared via the social network.
“Cubans launched themselves on the street at Jagui Grande in central Australia,” Facebook user Danacy Fernandez Serrano said. Meanwhile, Natanael Opositor reported the same incident under the label #CubaPaCalle,
Apart from protesters marching in both the cities, the images shared showed a large number of spectators and supporters of the protest recording the incident from the sidewalks and doors of their homes.
Darkness caused by blackouts and dissipated experience after repression by Cubans Historic 11J Protests in Cuba Helped prevent protesters’ faces or special signs from being recognized in the images.
In mid-July, hundreds of residents of the city of Los Palacios in Pinar del Río, took to the streets in protest against the government at nightDue to frequent blackouts, food and medicine shortages and increased suppression.
After singing the national anthem, he lashed out and raised slogans against the police and the government. “People are tired”, “here are the children without food” and “hey, police, pinga” were some of the expressions the protesters said according to videos circulated on the social network.
A week later, in Villa Clara, residents of the towns of Matanzas, Sagua la Grande and Jagui Grande, in the province of Cabarián, They took to the streets to protest against the government for its repeated blackouts in the country for months.,
At Jagui Grande Australia’s Popular Council, dozens of people walked in dark streets chanting “Freedom” and “Turn on the power”, while a similar protest at Sagua La Grande forced authorities to reconnect the power supply.that area.
On the night after these protests, People of Campechuela took to the streets to protest the blackout And for the rhythm of a conga he demanded from the government: “Keep on the present, pinga.”
The protest took place in the La Marina neighborhood in the Popular Council Campechuela 2, belonging to the municipality of the same name, in the Granma province of eastern Cuba. In the midst of the darkness, because of the lack of electricity, people shouted: “Let them plant! Let them do it!”
For his part, in a television appearance last June, the President Miguel Diaz-Canel recognized the discontent among the Cuban population due to continuous and widespread blackouts throughout the country, and assured that his government intends to stabilize energy capacity during the summer,
“As long as the blackout continues and we continue to feel discomfort, discontent will continue and it will be difficult to change the position of opinion,” Diaz-Canel said. At least possible” population.
However, barely a month after these statements and with the country’s power generation crisis worsening, the President appeared before the National Assembly of the People’s Power and Cubans told not to protest power shortageAssured that to do so would be to respond to the alleged destabilizing plans against his government.
He admitted, “There are some people who, to express their troubles and misunderstandings, go on pot-beating, express against the leaders, some take the opportunity to raise some slogans against the revolution,” he admitted. accepted.
“It doesn’t solve the situation we have,” he said. “We are going to resolve the situation with the strategy we are committed to and defend with our nails.”