America imposed sanctions for Cuban defense ministers and a special unit because of the recent demands.
The US Finance Ministry on July 22 said the foreign asset control office froze the property of Cuban Defense Minister Alvaro Lopez Miera and the National Special Member Brigade (SNB), under the Ministry of Home Affairs Cuba, Lien
Punishment orders include freezing all assets and benefits of Lopez Miera and SNB in the US, as well as banning any US citizens or organizations financially traded with them.
Cuban Defense Minister Alvaro Lopez Miera.
This is just the beginning, the United States will continue to punish responsible individuals, US President Joe Biden said in a statement, adding that Wasington is considering the next steps.
According to Biden, his government targets Lopez Miera and SNB, the task force has a nickname of a black pot, because the allegation against thousands of protesters.
Cuba called US sanctions to slander and asked Washington to focus more on the suppressing and brutal of the police in the country.
I rejected the unfair sanctions and slander of the US government aimed at the targeted Cubans, Secretary of State Bruno Rodriguez posted Twitter.
Many Cuban people participated in protests from July 11 due to lack of goods related to Covid-19.
Cuba is experiencing the worst economic crisis for decades due to the consequences of American punishment under the former President Donald Trump.
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on July 12 said that US embargo measures tapped in recent years led to a shortage of medicine, power outages and many economic challenges, and said that one