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“Tired of Waiting”: Cuban Americans Say Biden Broke Promise to Lift Cuba Sanctions & Thaw Relations

After uncommon anti-government protests in Cuba, Cuban Americans are talking out to demand the U.S. authorities finish its blockade of the island. But President Joe Biden has responded with new sanctions. DN! speaks with Cuban American Carlos Lazo, who simply led a march from Miami to the White House with Puentes de Amor, or Bridges of Love, and says President Biden promised through the 2020 presidential marketing campaign to undo Trump sanctions and return to a extra constructive relationship with Cuba. “After seven months, he did nothing,” says Lazo. “We get tired of waiting.”

Democracy Now! additionally speaks with Latin American affairs scholar William LeoGrande, professor of presidency within the School of Public Affairs at American University in Washington, D.C., who says, regardless of official U.S. rhetoric, virtually each president going again to Dwight Eisenhower has discovered areas of mutual curiosity with the Cuban authorities. “There’s an extended historical past of negotiation and cooperation slightly below the floor.

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