Cuba's president acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that the government mishandled supply shortages in the country. But he also spoke out against recent protests that have led to violent confrontations between demonstrators and police. And, the city of Burnsville, Minnesota, warned residents against releasing their pet goldfish in lakes after massive goldfish were discovered. These feral goldfish could harm the environment and the water supply. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's July 15, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org — and follow us on Twitter, Instagram or join the conversation on Facebook.
This program aired on July 15, 2021.