Loss Guantanamo Bay They are afraid to go out on the streets at night and this is clearly shown on social networks because many say that they experienced a horror movie because of blackouts and the increasing violence in Cuba.
The official reporter Miguel Reyes Mendoza He published his experience of touring Guantanamo during a blackout night and many people commented on his text, highlighting the fear they felt when outside. streets without electric lights.
In his publication, Miguel detailed that he left his house at night on a bicycle, in the middle of a total blackout. He almost had an accident and thanks to someone who shouted at him in time, he managed to avoid the crash.
After leaving the cycle in a parking lot, he tried to go to the place he wanted but could not. He felt fear on the road because of a shadow that approached him with an attitude of “possible attack.” He returned with his bicycle and went home. That’s all it’s so dark it’s gone in the streets of Guantánamo.
“The city remains in darkness, prone to new attacks, vandalism, fights, and traffic accidents. Even well-known institutions continue to suffer from public lighting. There are no lights in a large part of my city, even the light bulbs. Now they don’t light up and when the night falls, the portals cease to exist, the families and the Cuban taste are gone, the dominoes come out and the silence becomes a den of wolves, ready to conquer new victims or increase accidents. , “he commented. journalist.
Many people supported its publication and criticized that the darkness of the streets of Guantánamo created a climate of uncertainty.
“I am clear that we must save but leave the dark streets This is another and more serious problem. This has bad consequences for the residents,” said a woman.
Another person invited the residents of Guantanamo to play a more active role. “We will do what they did in Havana when they cut off the electricity, we will all go to the streets and strike, not against the police but against the government.”
“We are live in a horror movie where the most affected protagonists are the citizens,” said one user, while another recalled that “without a convincing answer at the moment, (the government) panic spread”.
The Cuban economic, political, and social crisis has produced, among other effects, a great increase in violence throughout the country. In Guantanamo, one of the poorest provinces, attacks increased.
In June, the case of a young woman from Guantanamo who suffered from a brutal attack at the hands of three thieves almost children, who wanted to take his cell phone.
In March another case of street violence. The woman complained about the police’s inability to deal with the increase in attacks in the eastern city.