Cuban exiles group plans to commemorate anniversary of July 11 protests

A group of Cuban exiles met on Thursday at the Bay of Pigs Museum near Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood.

The Assembly of the Cuban Resistance, a coalition of non-governmental organizations that oppose the communist regime in Cuba, announced they are planning to commemorate the anniversary of the July 11 protests.

Police detain an anti-government demonstrator during a protest in Havana, Cuba, Sunday July 11, 2021. Hundreds of demonstrators went out to the streets in several cities in Cuba to protest against ongoing food shortages and high prices of foodstuffs, amid the new coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa) (Ramon Espinosa/)

The museum, at 1821 SW 9 St., also houses the headquarters of Brigade 2506, a group of veterans and supporters of the Bay of Pigs Invasion landings of 1961 in Cuba.

The list of activities includes a meeting at 6 p.m., on Monday, at the Lady of Charity National Shrine, at 3609 S. Miami Ave., to pray the Catholic rosary.

They are also planning a rally and concert at 7 p.m., at The American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora, at 1200 Coral Way.

For more information about the activities, visit the Plan Republica de Cuba page.

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