August 8, 1994 |
Hundreds of thousands of Cubans gathered at Havana's Revolution Square on Sunday to show support for the government, two days after clashes in the capital that injured 35 people. The sea of people waved Cuban flags, chanted revolutionary slogans and stood through a rain shower to hear Deputy Defense Minister Ulises Rosales del Toro reiterate Cuba's angry charge that the United States was behind the unprecedented clashes, the worst in the capital in decades.
December 17, 1991 |
Hundreds of Haitians held at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo, Cuba, rioted over the weekend, charging across razor concertina wire barriers and destroying 100 tents before being brought under control, a Navy spokesman said Monday. Because of the disturbance, Brig. Gen. George Walls, the camp commander, canceled a scheduled visit by U.S. journalists and camera crews today . Lt. Cmdr. Stephen Pietraopaoli, speaking from U.S. Atlantic Fleet headquarters in Norfolk, Va.