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Díaz-Canel asks to fill the squares to celebrate the people's resistance

The regime will hold this year's parade in the Anti-Imperialist Tribune and not in the José Martí Revolution Square.

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The designated Cuban rulerMiguel Diaz-Canel He called on the people to fill the squares this May 1st, a date on which the regime usually forces its citizens to march through different parts of the country.

Díaz-Canel described the “days that always precede the celebration of May Day in Cuba” as “emotional” through his Twitter account (currently known as

Just a few hours before the first day of May, the president asked citizens: “Let's fill the squares,” aware of the lack of motivation that Cubans are experiencing due to the shortage of basic products and the serious crisis in sectors such asenergy, hetransport and the increase in the rates ofviolence in the country.

However, Díaz-Canel assures that what he sees when he tours the country is “a people that rises above the blockade and moves forward with its own efforts.” A statement that is far from the constant complaints and requests for humanitarian aid by the people that the president calls to parade this Wednesday.

Furthermore, he states that “that is what we are going to celebrate this May Day in the nearest squares and parks: the daily feat of Cuba.”

For his part, the Island's Minister of HealthJosé Ángel Portal Miranda, also called on the workers of that sector to join the events that will be carried out.

“Let's make this May 1 a new day for the commitment and defense of our Homeland. Cuba can always count on the support of Health workers, who will not stop looking for alternatives to protect the health and lives of our people," wrote the representative of one of the sectors that receives the most complaints from its own workers and from the population, forlack of conditions in hospitals and theshortage of medicines in pharmacies.

This year, the regime, for fear of not filling José Martí Square in Havana,He summoned his workers to the Anti-Imperialist Tribune. The justification for such a change was “to celebrate the date throughout the country without demanding massive use of transportation,” said a few days ago the general secretary of the Cuban Workers' Union (CTC).Ulises Guilarte of Birth.

According to Guilarte de Nacimiento, these people “will attend on foot” and will be mobilized among the residents of the municipalities near the meeting point, such as Plaza, Centro Habana, Habana Vieja, Cerro and nearby areas of Playa.

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