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Sacco to sponsor bus trip to Free Cuba rally in D.C.

The State Senator and North Bergen Mayor supports Cuban anti-regime demonstrations

North Hudson residents rallied for Cuban freedom on July 13.

State Senator and North Bergen Mayor Nicholas Sacco will continue his support for demonstrations calling for an end to Cuba’s communist regime by sponsoring a free roundtrip bus ride to attend the Free Cuba Rally in Washington D.C. this weekend.

The bus will depart from North Bergen Township Hall, 4233 John F. Kennedy Blvd., at 5 a.m. on Sunday July, 25 and will return on Monday. Attendees will be responsible for their lodging and meals.

“The people in Cuba are protesting for freedom and democracy, they are tired of nearly six decades of an oppressive and abusive regime,” Sacco said. “This issue is one that directly affects so many people in our community; we witnessed that firsthand when we held our march for support of Cuba last week. We have a civic duty to continue to support the Cuban people in their quest for liberty.”

The free bus trip to Washington D.C. comes after a massive march in support of the people of Cuba was held in North Bergen last week. Thousands of people rallied and marched peacefully along Bergenline Avenue calling for the liberation of Cuba.

Senator Sacco, in his role as Mayor of North Bergen, sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to assist the people of Cuba by providing them with internet access amid the protests in the country.

“The people of Cuba are raising their voices like we have not seen in decades and fighting back against the repressive, communist regime that has subjugated the island for far too long,” Sacco said. “To truly show the world how urgent the need for change is, Cubans need reliable internet access free of government control. I am urging President Biden for his assistance in making their voices heard as they continue fighting for freedom.”

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