Pompeo: The US will not allow protests in Latin America to turn into riots

The Secretary of state expressed the suspicion that Cuba and Venezuela are helping to foment unrest.

US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Monday accused Cuba and Venezuela of trying to take advantage of the protests in Latin America and promised that Washington would support countries that are trying to prevent the protests from turning into riots.

Amid recent demonstrations in several countries in the region, Pompeo said Cuba and Venezuela had contributed to the unrest but did not give specific details.

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