Moms With Kids Close A Highway In Havana

Protesta en La Habana bloquea el tráfico

HAVANA, Aug. 3rd. Dozens of women with children formed a chain that blocked traffic on a highway on the outskirts of Havana, chanting “Come on Diaz-Canel!”As can be seen in a video shared by Cuban opposition Rosa Maria Paya on her social network.

The video was recorded by the crew of a vehicle that was traveling on that road, which does not indicate the exact location or date on which the incidents took place.

According to AmericaTeVé journalist Mario Juan Penton in Miami, Shelter will be given to those who demand a response from the authorities before their position.

One in second video shared by YouTuber Alain Paparazzi can be seen when a motorized police officer arrives at the scene, while unexplained screams of women living in the middle of the road are heard.

A similarly public outcry occurred in April 2021. When a group of sheltered people, especially mothers, blocked traffic on a road in Havana, and put up signs demanding attention to the inhumane conditions in which they often live for decades, hoping that the authorities fulfill their promise to provide them. habitable.

Following these events, protests broke out in several of the 104 temporary settlements in the Cuban capital., among them the Bahia-Plaza transit community in Havana del Este; In Las Guasimas, Arroyo Naranjo, and in El Cuervo, Calabazar, Boeros.

According to Lady in White and Independent and Democratic Cuban activist Lisabeth Cuevas Carrasco, a single mother of three children, told DIARIO DE CUBA in the El Cuervo community, where she has lived for years after her home in Old Havana collapsed. “There are more than 30 cubicles and five to ten people each live in dire conditions.”

“There are shelters for almost 30 years. Everyone is waiting for a solution to our housing problems. We do not have water because the pool is contaminated and skin problems like itching have arisen

Problem with broken electrical registers of electricity But on Wednesday that night there was a short circuit, the cable caught fire and we were left without electricity, many children, some newborns too. Without the mothers cooking in the electric kitchen,” he said.

This situation occurs when The government prioritizes the construction of housing for members of the armed forces, the Ministry of the Interior and other repressive equipment.