Marchers head from Miami to DC, say ‘End US embargo on Cuba!’

JSC: Jamaicans in Solidarity with Cuba

Carlos Lazo, center, in Miami on first day of march to Washington, D.C. Join protesters at rally near White House July 25, or at caravans at cities across the United States.

Source: The Militant

by BY SETH GALINSKY

An RV-load of protesters against the U.S. economic war on Cuba are walking more than 1,000 miles over the next month to win support for ending Washington’s embargo.

Carlos Lazo, a Cuban American high school teacher from Seattle and founder of Puentes de Amor (Bridges of Love), which seeks to knock down barriers between working people in Cuba and the U.S., kicked off the trip in Coral Gables, in suburban Miami, June 27. The protest will end with a July 25 rally in Lafayette Park, across the street from the White House, in Washington, D.C. The group plans to hand over petitions with more than 25,000 signatures calling for an end to…

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