Lillian Guerra on Cuba

The afternoon’s compelling news report.

After unprecedented nationwide pro-democracy protests rocked Cuba in July, Havana preempted a large demonstration slated for November 15. But the Cuban protest anthem, “Patria y Vida” won song of the year at the 22nd annual Latin Grammy Award ceremony even as one of the musicians behind the song — Maykel Osorbo — remains imprisoned in Cuba. Host Carol Castiel talks with Lillian Guerra, Professor of Cuban and Caribbean history at the University of Florida, about the significance of the protests and policy recommendations for the US government that would both challenge the authoritarian regime and support the Cuban people.

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