Thousands of people attended the government-organised rally in Havana to denounce the US trade embargo and reaffirm their support for Cuba's revolution, a week after unprecedented protests rocked the communist-run country.
Meanwhile, a Colombian police chief said a former Haitian justice ministry official may have ordered the assassination of Haiti's president, citing a preliminary investigation into the murder.
A US-based security firm appears to be central to Jovenel Moise’s killing by a professional team, which allegedly includes Haitian-Americans and ex-Colombian soldiers.
Haitian President Jovenel Moise’s assassination plot grows complicated as the intial probe reveals the hit squad had some training from US military and was hired via a shadowy Miami company.
Jamaicans are demanding “reparatory justice in all forms” for the UK’s past wrongdoings including slave trade that was enforced upon their ancestors.
Cubans are tired of their deteriorating economic situation, featuring daily power cuts, shortages of food and medicine, and a record spike in pandemic cases.
Havana has blamed the US sanctions for perpetuating an economic crisis that has forced people to come out in protest.
Christian Emmanuel Sanon, who is of Haitian nationality, arrived in the island nation in June with “political objectives” in recruiting the gunmen who assassinated President Jovenel Moise last week.
Thousands of Cubans took part in demonstrations, chanting: "Down with the dictatorship," as President Miguel Diaz-Canel blamed the uprising on the US pursuing a "policy of economic suffocation to provoke social unrest in the country."
Thousands of people have joined rallies across the country as they express anger over food and energy shortages.
Competing claims for the presidency by political rivals have fueled uncertainty as the government scrambles to maintain order and provide answers to the public about the killing.
Two men who were killed in gun fight and 15 others being interrogated in assassination of President Jovenel Moise "may have belonged to national army" of Colombia, having left it between 2018 and 2020, police say.
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