Cuban leaders beef up police patrols after rare protests


              Cuba´s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez speaks during a press conference in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Rodriguez spoke after a rare outpouring of weekend protests over high prices and food shortages in the island nation where little dissent against the government is tolerated. (Pool AP Photo/Ismael Francisco)
            
              A police vehicle patrols through Old Havana, Cuba, Monday, July 12, 2021, the day after protests against food shortages and high prices amid the coronavirus crisis.  (AP Photo/Eliana Aponte)
            
              People walk through Paseo del Prado in Havana, Cuba, Monday, July 12, 2021, the day after protests against food shortages and high prices amid the coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco)
            
              A woman stands near an old car being worked on in Old Havana, Cuba, Monday, July 12, 2021, the day after protests against food shortages and high prices amid the coronavirus crisis.  (AP Photo/Eliana Aponte)
            
              Police stand guard near the National Capitol building in Havana, Cuba, Monday, July 12, 2021, the day after protests against food shortages and high prices amid the coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Eliana Aponte)
            
              Police stand guard near the National Capitol building in Havana, Cuba, Monday, July 12, 2021, the day after protests against food shortages and high prices amid the coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco)
            
              A Cuban flag hangs on Parque Central Hotel in Havana, Cuba, early Monday, July 12, 2021, the day after protests against food shortages and high prices amid the coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco)
            
              Police stand guard near the National Capitol building in Havana, Cuba, Monday, July 12, 2021, the day after protests against food shortages and high prices amid the coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco)