Florida Governor Ron DeSantis pressed President Joe Biden to immediately move to provide internet access to pro-freedom Cuban demonstrators that protested the island nation’s communist dictatorship over the weekend.
The letter from DeSantis comes after Cuba’s communist government cut off internet access on the island in an apparent effort to stop the protests from growing and to prevent the world from seeing the government’s response to the protesters.
The Biden administration said earlier this weekend that Cubans that attempt a maritime sea voyage to the U.S. will not be allowed in the country, even if they have legitimate asylum cases. The response from the Biden administration, combined with their apparent lack of action, led to critics accusing the administration of responding based on what is favorable for the Democratic Party.
“I write to urge you to assist in providing Internet access to the people of Cuba standing up against communist oppression and demanding a voice after decades of suffering under the yoke