Latest article on The Huffington Post: “Young People Around The World Stand In Solidarity to End The U.S. Blockade”

Millions in Cuba and thousands around the world, marched in solidarity with laborers in honor of International Workers’ Day, which is celebrated annually on May 1. With marches in Buenos Aires, Chicago, and Paris, International Workers’ Day (widely known as “May Day”) in Cuba not only celebrates the working class on the island, but more specifically, the Cuban Revolution and its leaders including the late Fidel Castro, Che Guevara, and Camilo Cienfuegos. While May Day in Cuba elicits much jubilance among its many participants, it is also a day that sheds light on the political tensions that continue to exist between Cuba and the United States, especially in ending what many have deemed a violation of human rights— and this is the U.S. economic and financial blockade against Cuba. Read more on The Huffington Post.

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