August 1994 protest in Cuba
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This uprising against the deprivations of the “special period” saw thousands spontaneously take to the streets of Havana chanting “Libertad!” But the regime’s security forces were able to disperse the demonstrators after a few hours, and nothing more came of the protests.
- "Extended Street Footage- El Maleconazo- Cuban Uprising for Freedom on August 5, 1994" - Amateur video footage on YouTube
- Cuban Resistance Day- 15th Anniversary of the August 5th, 1994 Maleconazo Freedom Uprising
- Carl Gershman and Orlando Gutierrez. "Can Cuba Change?". Journal of Democracy January 2009 20 (1).