Hundreds of demonstrators take to the streets in Cuba’s Havana demanding freedom

The event could make history since it is the first time that a large group of Cubans has taken to the streets of Havana to protest against the Government since the famous "Maleconazo" of 1994, at the height of the "special period" crisis.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Hundreds of Cubans took to the streets of Havana on Sunday to demonstrate peacefully with chants of "freedom" until they were intercepted by security forces and brigades of government supporters, leading to violent clashes and arrests.

Clashes between protesters and pro-government demonstrators took place in the central Fraternity Park, in front of the Capitol, where more than a thousand people gathered with a strong presence of military and police forces, who made several arrests.

THE LARGEST PROTEST IN 27 YEARS

However, a group of several hundred demonstrators managed to evade the police cordon and headed . . .

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