“This move is expected as soon as Thursday and will call out violators of human rights abuses in the country in a very public way.
“The ‘black berets’ — identified locally as the Boinas Negras and formally known as the National Special Brigade of the Ministry of the Interior — are an elite Cuban special forces unit that the government has deployed to crack down on protesters following the widespread anti-government demonstrations
on the communist island.”
U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) called the ongoing protests against the repressive regime an expression of the “depth of discontentment… and lack of liberties and basic freedoms.”