The murder of a woman in Holguín is the fifth feminicide perpetrated in Cuba during June

The murder of a woman in Holguín is the fifth feminicide perpetrated in Cuba during June
The murder of a woman in Holguín is the fifth feminicide perpetrated in Cuba during June

Havana/Yunaisi Bruzón Almaguer, 54, was murdered in the town of El Llano, in Holguín, this Sunday, at the hands of a man with whom she had no relationship and who stabbed her after sexually abusing her. This is the fifth feminicide perpetrated in Cuba during June and the twenty-sixth so far this year, according to a count kept by 14 and a half.

Various publications on social networks, made by activists and people close to Bruzón, give an account of how he died after receiving multiple stab wounds allegedly inflicted on him by an unknown person who has been identified as Carlos Rodríguez Cruz, who goes by the nickname Donkey.

The administrator of the Facebook group “Disappeared within Cuba. “We are your voice” revealed that, after murdering her, Rodríguez remained in his home, next to the body, for about a day until, finally, he decided to call his own mother to confess the crime and then the woman recommended that he turn himself in to the authorities. , for which he was arrested. The Holguín police have not provided information about the case so far.

According to the Government, in Cuba up to 16,000 women and girls are at risk of being victims of feminicide in the home.

In January, the regime recognized that more than 16,000 Cuban women and girls live in a situation of violence and at risk of being victims of feminicide in their own home, without concrete steps being announced to date to prevent these crimes.

Last Tuesday, the independent platform Yo Sí Te Creo denounced the femicides of two women. These are Jessica Castillo, in Pinar del Río, and Alba Delia Sánchez, in Havana.

Both women were mothers: Jessica Castillo, 32, left three children, all minors, while Alba Delia, 58, had two, adults.

Another case is that of Liset Quesada Romero, mother of two children, who on June 14 was murdered by her partner in her residence in the municipality of Bejucal, province of Mayabeque, the same day she celebrated her 34th birthday.

While in Holguín, another feminicide was perpetrated no more than four weeks ago, on May 31. On that occasion, Ariadna Gámez Quintana, 32, allegedly lost her life at the hands of her partner, the father of her two youngest children. The aggressor had a history of sexist violence that was never addressed by the authorities.

 
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