One chant coming from protesters in Cuba loomed large for José Buscaglia, a global studies professor at Northeastern, as he watched coverage of an unprecedented anti-government outpouring of anger at the communist country’s strict totalitarian regime on Sunday.
Jose Buscaglia, Professor and Chair, Department of Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, says the unprecedented protests signal change, but many forces are working against Democracy in Cuba.
“One of the things that they were shouting in the streets is, ‘We’re no longer afraid,’” says Buscaglia, who has focused his studies in the Caribbean as professor of cultures, societies and global studies at Northeastern. Protesters knew the government would likely retaliate as they did Monday and Tuesday, but they marched anyway.
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