Cuba’s biggest anti-government protests in decades
Jul 12, 2021

Cuba’s biggest anti-government protests in decades

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From the BBC World Service: Anti-government demonstrators in Cuba are protesting food shortages and calling for freedom, democracy, and a more efficient COVID-19 vaccination program. Cuba's economy is in crisis due to a combination of tough U.S. sanctions and the pandemic's disruption to tourism. Elsewhere, Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai on why he believes the idea of free and open internet is under attack. And, why Taiwanese tech giants Foxconn and TSMC are buying 10 million COVID vaccine doses and donating them to the Taiwanese government. Correction (July 12, 2021): An earlier version of this podcast misstated the pronouns of Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen. The audio has been amended.

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer