Protestors are calling for President Miguel Diaz-Canal to step down – but he isn’t going quietly. In fact, just the opposite – he’s ordered his patrols to use violence to quell the uprising.
And we’re starting to see casualties.
According to The Washington Examiner, “Diubis Laurencio Tejeda, 36, died in a suburb of Havana on Monday during a clash between police and protesters, according to German broadcaster DW News. The country’s interior ministry confirmed his death and said he attacked officials shortly before he died in the Arroyo Naranjo municipality.”
“More than 100 people have been arrested or are missing, and at least one is a Spanish journalist, according to Spain Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Albares, who called for her release on Tuesday,” the Examiner continues.
Read the full story over at The Washington Examiner.