Of dissent by using labels Country Email List such as “mercenaries”, “terrorists” and “counterrevolutionaries”, not only against members of the San Isidro, but against independent artists in general. Cuba: the social outbreak as a Country Email List political crime On July 12, the day after the largest popular protest against the Cuban government in decades, President Miguel Díaz-Canel sent a message to the nation accompanied by several members of his cabinet. Prime Minister Manuel Marrero and Minister of Energy and Mines Country Email List Cruz were there. Each of these officials, without ever acknowledging the meaning or magnitude of the protest, tried to explain the reasons for popular discontent.
That morning another Cuban official Country Email List spoke who, rather than explaining the causes of the protests, exposed the political and legal logic with which they would be confronted. Rogelio Polanco, head of the Ideological Department of the Central Country Email List Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, was presented by President Díaz-Canel as the right person to conceptualize "the events," since he had been Havana's ambassador in Caracas for Country Email List many years. In fact, he was ambassador when the most intense protests of broad sectors of Venezuelan society broke out between 2017 and 2019.
Polanco pointed out that what had Country Email List happened in Cuba was one more attempt at a "continued coup" or "color revolution", organized by the enemies of the Revolution, as part of the "unconventional war waged by the United Country Email List States against Cuba." In Venezuela, he said, he had to experience something similar when, after the official disregard of the legitimacy of the National Assembly, with an opposition majority, and the creation of a parallel Constituent Assembly, many Venezuelans took to the streets to protest Country Email List against the regime of Nicolás Ripe.