Cuba Compares Capitol Riot to Lincoln Assassination

Granma, the official newspaper of the Communist Party of Cuba, compared a violent riot at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday by alleged supporters of President Donald Trump to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln and the destruction of the White House by the British in 1814.

Protesters gather on the U.S. Capitol Building on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Pro-Trump protesters entered the U.S. Capitol building after mass demonstrations in the nation's capital during a joint session Congress to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty …

Cuban State Media: Florida Cubans ‘Applaud Genocide’

The official newspaper of the Cuban Communist Party, Granma, published a column Wednesday accusing Cuban-Americans of supporting the “genocide” of their family on the island and expressing disgust at Florida voters for their embrace of “democracy” and “individual freedom.”

A woman waves American and Cuban flags as supporters of President Donald Trump drive in caravan down Calle Ocho in Little Havana, Miami, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)