I am not leaving this country until I see my country changed.
She said her son, Mario Suarez Duquesne, was also a member of the political opposition. He was arrested “unjustly,” she said, and died while in prison. She said the Cuban government poisoned her son, an accusation that is difficult to verify.
Before going to jail, she said, “He was in perfect health.”
See more of interview in 3-minute video on the Cuba Money Project’s Vimeo channel.
Duquesne does not believe the socialist government will remain in power much longer. She said:
They know they have little time left. They’ve committed too many injustices against us and all the people of Cuba.