Articles by Julio M. Shiling
How Communist Cuba is Exterminating the Opposition: A Conversation with Dr. Omar Vento
The unprecedented Cuban Uprising of July 11th initiated a barbaric response from the communist dictatorship to regain control of the public spheres.
AUTHOR10.05.21 2 MINUTE READ
El American had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Omar Vento, both a doctor of internal medicine and gastroenterologist and the president of the Foundation for Pan American Democracy, an NGO dedicated to protecting human rights and republican governance across the Americas. Dr. Vento detailed how the Cuban regime has been handling the COVID crisis.
The political prisoner population is especially susceptible to this situation. Many are questioning whether this is a regime-driven strategy to wipe out the opposition in the Island. Dr. Vento believes that is the case.
The unprecedented Cuban Uprising of July 11 (“J11”) initiated a barbaric response from the communist dictatorship to regain control of the public spheres. An intense campaign of state terrorism has effectively wiped out the lingering demonstrations that lasted several days.