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‘I need to see actions’: South Florida’s Cuban American community asks for more to be done for those on island – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

MIAMI (WSVN) – South Florida’s Cuban exile community stated they’re frightened nobody is listening to their calls for freedom for the folks on the island nation.

A small group of Cuban Americans gathered outdoors Cafe Versailles alongside Southwest Eighth Street Friday night time.

Although some Cuban Americans attended a roundtable with President Joe Biden, they stated having the president’s ear is just not sufficient.

“I don’t think we can have the conversation about bringing democracy to Cuba until we talk about removing the Communist regime,” protester Ceasar Molero stated.

Janet Hoffmann stated she is aware of concerning the dialogue on improved web, sanctions and different proposed strikes to assist those on the island.

“I need to see actions,” she stated. “That is not going to be anything because we don’t want internet. We don’t want food. We don’t need that. We need freedom.”

The gathering outdoors the favored Little Havana restaurant occurred hours after the president held the roundtable and days after protests in Washington.

“We like to hear that, but we want more,” protester Gisele Hernandez stated. “We want internet in Cuba. We want action. We want our people to stop being murdered, kidnapped and killed for simple things as protesting.”

Meanwhile, in Miami Springs, one other group carried out an indication alongside Curtiss Parkway. Protesters there known as for change on the island.

“They’re asking for freedom,” a girl stated. “They’re asking for liberty. They want that regime down.”

Those who attended the small demonstration at Cafe Versailles stated they are going to be a part of a a lot bigger demonstration at Bayfront Park on Saturday.

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