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Cuban-Americans and sympathizers protest against the Cuban government in the historic neighborhood of Ybor City, on July 14, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Octavio Jones/Getty Images)

U.S. Coast Guard warns against boaters traveling to Cuba

Tens of thousands of Cubans have continued to protest and express anger over shortages of food and medicine, rising inflation and the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic as cries for the U.S. to intervene have grown louder. The U.S. Coast Guard shared concern on Saturday amid reports of Floridian boaters organized to sail south to international waters on Monday morning.