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This Week in South Florida: Manny Diaz

Three weeks ago, tens of thousands of Cubans took the streets of the island nation, demanding freedom.
Three weeks ago, tens of thousands of Cubans took the streets of the island nation, demanding freedom.

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – Three weeks ago, tens of thousands of Cubans took the streets of the island nation, demanding freedom.

Since then, massive local protests in South Florida in support of the Cuban people have included calls for President Biden to act.

He has, imposing sanctions on individuals in Cuba leading a crackdown on protesters.

On Friday, the president met with and listened to a group of Cuban Americans at the White House.

Former Miami Mayor and current Chair of the Florida Democratic Party Manny Diaz was there, and he discussed the meeting with This Week in South Florida hosts Glenna Milberg and Michael Putney. Their conversation can be seen at the top of this page.


About the Authors:

Glenna Milberg joined Local 10 News in September 1999 to report on South Florida's top stories and community issues. She also serves as co-host on Local 10's public affairs broadcast, "This Week in South Florida."

Michael Putney came to Local 10 in 1989 to become senior political reporter and host of "This Week In South Florida with Michael Putney." He is Local 10's senior political reporter.