As protests continue in Cuba, activists worry US aid may offer a lifeline to the government

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Miami Herald

With many homes across the country without electricity or water for four days, residents of Havana blocked some of the city’s main avenues and banged pots and pans on Saturday, the third day of demonstrations following the collapse of the electrical grid after hurricane Ian battered the island early this week. On Saturday morning, women banged pots and stopped traffic in Calzada del Cerro, one of the city’s central avenues. Another group blocked a street in the opposite side of the city, in Guanabacoa. Amid the unrest, a Wall Street Journal report that the island’s authorities have asked the B…

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