Cuban LGBT activists hold unauthorized march in Havana after government cancels event

HAVANA — Cuban LGBT rights activists used social media to organize an unauthorized march down eight blocks of one of Havana’s main thoroughfares before they were stopped by police Saturday.

Cuban LGTBI demonstrators march at the Prado avenue in Havana, on May 11, 2019. (YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

The march Saturday afternoon was the second by a non-governmental organization in Cuba in slightly more than a month. That’s highly unusual in a country where the only legal civil society...

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