Rally for Cuba in Orlando calls for help, changes on the embattled island

ORLANDO, Fla. — More Central Floridians gathered in downtown Orlando on Sunday to rally for Cuba.

It’s the third weekend in a row that Cuban-Americans have rallied to call for change in the communist country.

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They gathered at Lake Eola Park. They held signs, held Cuban flags and shared stories about the struggles on the island.

Many at the gathering showed their support for friends and family in Cuba right now.

This demand for justice in Central Florida and around the U.S. has stretched on for weeks as the unrest in Cuba grows.

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Some said their loved ones in Cuba are short on food, medical supplies and means to communicate.

Marcos Marchena, a Cuban exile, said they’re also calling on the U.S. to help give the Cuban people internet access and cut off financial assistance being given to the Cuban government.

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The group also called for the U.S. to set up a panel to investigate what the Cuban dictatorship has been doing over the past few weeks to people who speak up.

See more in the video above.

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