Energy and Mines (Minem) issued industry leads an official note on June 21 on the effects on service in the country. According to the statement, this situation is temporary and is due to the combination of several causes: technological limitations in the thermal industry leads generation blocks, the units that are undergoing maintenance, breakdowns that have occurred in the plants and the limitations for the distribution of fuel to the generator sets. A bureaucratic language to industry leads avoid saying that the generation blocks are obsolete and that not enough fuel is entering Cuba.
The result was the return of "rotations" to industry leads affect the different circuits of the country for a maximum time of 4 hours a day -extended to 6 hours on June 30- officially. The reality has been much longer blackouts in several territories, especially outside industry leads of Havana. In San Antonio de los Baños, where the revolt began, residents reported 12-hour blackouts for several consecutive days. Following popular mobilization, the government promised an end to these problems soon. The current social circumstances recall the years of the so-called Special Period in the 1990s, industry leads.
When the country was going through industry leads a severe economic crisis after the fall of the Soviet bloc. For many Cuban men and women, the situation now is the same or worse than it was then. Citizen activation and fracture of the ideological monopoly The industry leads recent protests are not the first expression of political dissent in recent months. They are the first of a popular and massive character; but several incidents serve as background to the events of this July 11. After the authorities broke into the headquarters of the San Isidro Movement (MSI) in industry leads.