Nov 15 nationwide actions to demand: Let Cuba Live! NO to CIA plots!

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Donald Trump imposed 243 additional coercive measures aimed at tightening the U.S. economic blockade against Cuba. Increased economic suffering for ordinary Cubans is the consequence of this policy. President Biden has not lifted even one of the additional sanctions imposed by Trump. Instead of treating Cuba as a neighbor and resuming the process towards normalization between U.S. and Cuba, the Biden White House is working overtime to promote a counterrevolution inside of Cuba.

The State Department, the CIA, the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and other U.S. agencies are working to organize anti-government protests in Cuba on Monday, November 15.

The organizers of the November 15 demonstrators are the same players who led violent attacks on people and public facilities on July 11. One such person, Yunior García Aguilera, has been exposed in recent weeks as having direct links with notorious Miami-based terrorist Ramón Saúl Sánchez, and CIA plots to try to create conflict within Cuba.

The Cuban government has made it clear that it will take measures to defend Cuba from the CIA sponsored destabilization campaign. Let us never forget that the U.S. used similar tactics to overthrow the Iranian government in 1953, the Guatemalan government in 1954, the socialist government of Salvador Allende in Chile in 1973.

The ANSWER Coalition is calling on people to show their support for the right of Cuba to retain its sovereignty and freedom from imperialist efforts to overthrow the government. 

   New York Times ad published in July

In July 2021, the ANSWER Coalition joined with others to place a full page ad in the New York Times under the headline LET CUBA LIVE! 

The U.S. blockade against Cuba must be ended. Cuba has led the way in providing free healthcare for its own citizens and poor people around the world. The U.S. has been at war against this revolution ever since it succeeded in toppling the U.S. backed dictatorship of Batista in 1959. What the U.S. fears is that if Cuba is allowed to live free from outside interference, it will be an example for the rest of Latin America that has suffered for centuries under the boot of colonialism and imperialism.

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List of actions categorized by geographical region:

 

East Coast

New York City, New York: Monday, November 15, gather at 1:30 PM, rally at 2PM | Location: Cuban Mission to the U.N. (315 Lexington Ave. Between 38th and 39th Streets in Manhattan)| Organized by the New York - New Jersey Cuba si Coalition.

Washington D.C.: Monday, November 15, rally at Noon12 | Location: In front of the Cuban Embassy (2630 16th St NW)| Organized by Black Workers Center Chorus, DC metro Coalition, Code Pink, Friends of the Congo

Boston, Massachusetts: Monday, November 15, rally at 5PM | Location: Park Street Station | Organized by ANSWER Coalition Boston | Facebook event page

Providence, Rhode Island: Monday, November 15, rally at 5PM | Location: RI State House Steps

West Chester, Pennsylvania: Monday, November 15, rally at 3:30 PM | Location: Corner of High St. and Rosedale, West Chester University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Monday, November 15, rally at 10:45 AM | Location: Washington Square Park | Event page

 

West Coast

San Francisco, California: Monday, November 15, rally at 5:30 PM | Location: Powell and Market Sts. | Organized by the ANSWER Coalition

Redding, California: Saturday, November 27, rally at 9 AM | Location: Congressman Doug LaMalfa's Redding office 2885 Churn Creek Rd # C, Redding, CA 96002. | Facebook event page

Los Angeles, California: Monday, November 15, rally at 12noon | Location: Pershing Square (corner of S Hill St and 5th St) | Facebook event page

San Diego, California: Sunday, November 14, door-to-door outreach at 12noon | Location: Kimball Park, National City, CA

 

Midwest

Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Wednesday, November 17, online Zoom webinar at 7 PM | Organized by PSL Milwaukee | Facebook event page

Bloomington, Indiana: Wednesday, November 17, vigil at 5 PM | Location: Monroe Co Courthouse, SE corner

Indianapolis, Indiana: Monday, November 15, rally at 5 PM | Location: Monument Circle | Organized by PSL Indiana

Chicago, Illinois: Tuesday, November 16, rally at 12noon | Location: Federal Plaza 

Springfield, Missouri: Monday, November 15, rally at 3:30 PM | Location: Park Central Square | Organized by the ANSWER Coalition

 

Southeast 

Atlanta, Georgia: Monday, November 15, rally at 5 PM | Location: CNN Center (190 Marietta St NW. Atlanta, 30303), meet at the giant CNN sign on Centennial Olympic Park NW. street. | Organized by the ANSWER Coalition

Asheville, North Carolina:  Monday, November 15, rally at 5 PM | Location: Former Vance Monument area | Organized by PSL  Asheville | Facebook event page

Tampa, Florida: Monday, November 15, rally at 6 PM | Location: Centennial Park, 800 E 8th Ave. 

Greenville, South Carolina: Monday, November 15, Live radio teach-in at 12noon | WMXP /95.5fm Community Radio

Berea, Kentucky: Monday, November 15, film screening of documentary "The War on Cuba" at 5 PM | Location: Yahng Discovery Center in the MAC Building, Berea College 

 

 

Southwest

San Antonio, Texas: Monday, November 15, film screening of the documentary "The War on Cuba" at 6:30 PM | Location: 901 Rigsby San Antonio, TX 78210 (outside by bleachers) | Facebook event page

Cedar City, Utah: Sunday, November 14, teach-in at 3 PM | Location: SUU GC 204 

 

 


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