Writing CubitaNOW ~ Saturday, August 26, 2023
Shocking images of the extreme poverty Cubans live in are hitting social media this weekend.
A video posted on cyberspace shows a group of people collecting bananas from a container, while someone describes the event in amazement.
“Look at this, sir, those bananas are going to be thrown in the trash, people are going to pick them,” laments Cuba, who filmed the unfortunate scene.
“Look at the hunger here. Check this out. What a lack of respect. Look for it. Never seen before, gentleman,” he adds, struck by the incident.
“Upload to Facebook,” someone can be heard saying in the background, while the group collects bananas from the trash and bags them. }
“How bad”; “Fruits of Communism”; “The revolution is going to take away even the garbage cans”; “They believed in the representative democracy that Castro told them, let them take it now”; “Speechless,” some users reacted.
However, it does not specify where and when the video was documented.
The sufferings of the Cuban people are mounting. This week, singer La Diosa sent a strong message to Venezuelan Nacho, condemning what Cubans are suffering.
“Nacho said that artists should go to Cuba and bring joy to the city and not leave them in sadness, basically what he meant was that he wanted them to serve happiness on a plate,” La Diosa wrote. With video.
“Nacho, Cubans may have been the happiest people in the world, but Cubans have lost their happiness because of the dictatorship, which makes them hungry and needy today,” the singer told her colleague.
Varadero, don’t go to Cuba to look at hotels, go to Cuba and enter a Cuban home, open the refrigerator and see the reality of Cuba,” he added.
“Cubans don’t need a festival to be happy, as you say, artists don’t need to go and bring happiness, Cubans need a government that cares about them, gives them food and medicine,” he said.
“We have a lot of problems there, and it’s not a festival or a concert that’s going to solve the problem in Cuba. Remember what I said, go to Cuba, somebody open the Cuban’s fridge…”, he concluded.