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AOC Stands with Black Lives Matter on Cuba Turmoil: Says ‘Trump-era Restrictions’ to Blame

Posted on AllSides July 16th, 2021
From The Right
politics, Cuba, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, BLM

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) blamed the “absurdly cruel” U.S. embargo of Cuba on Thursday for the nation’s turmoil, singling out “Trump-era restrictions” on the socialist state as driving the unrest.

In her first formal statement responding to the protests that have rocked Havana’s Communist dictatorship, the Bronx Congresswoman says she backed the protesters. In a statement posted on Twitter, she then laid out where the blame should be laid:

She said the repressive Havana regime was not the only cause of the island nation’s troubles:

We also must name the U.S. contribution...

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