The Head of State spoke of the hardships the island is growing through basically as a result of the hardening since 2019 of the economic hostility by the Trump administration.
Diaz-Canel addressed the nation after visiting San Antonio de los Baños, a small town south of Havana, where hundreds of locals incited media campaign from the US came out to protest against the Covid-19 restrictions and economic hardships.
Similar demonstrations took place in Palma Sorianno, Santiago de Cuba, in the island’s east.
He stressed Washington’s punitive actions reflect a policy of viciousness. Now the anti-Cuban groups want take advantage of the adverse situations generated by the pandemic to promote campaigns against the Government, to create destabilization.
Díaz-Canel urged those who incite disorder and try to discourage the population to lift the US siege so that the country can develop.