Hundreds of people gather for Cuban Freedom Rally in Sandy Springs – 95.5 WSB
SANDY SPRINGS, Georgia – About 400 people gathered in Sandy Springs on Sunday to show their support for the Cuban people.
The Cuba Libre rally took place in front of the Cubanos ATL restaurant.
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Members of the Hispanic Republican National Assembly of Georgia and the Republican Party of Georgia hosted the event, in which people spoke out against the Communist regime in Cuba.
Speakers included Cuban refugees, Fire Marshal John King, Mayor of Loganville Rey Martinez and former Democratic candidate-turned-Republican and Governor Vernon Jones.
âThey must be free. They must be released, âJones said. âAnd I want the United States of America to step up and help these people secure their freedom. Cuba can clearly show you that communism and socialism do not work.
A week ago today, thousands of Cubans took to the streets to express their anger over food and medicine shortages and repeated power cuts across the island nation.
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Several speakers at the Sandy Springs rally cautioned against Communist and Socialist forms of government.
“The Democratic Socialists of America have waged a psychological war like no other,” said a representative of the Hispanic Republican National Assembly of Georgia. âThe middle class collectively has a lot of goods and wealth. We are on the brink of communism.
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