The president hailed Cubans for "bravely asserting fundamental rights" and implored island leaders to serve the people "rather than enriching themselves."
Although many people tried to broadcast the Havana protest live, Cuban authorities shut down internet service throughout the afternoon.
Elsa’s maximum sustained winds strengthened to 60 mph late Monday.
180,000 people were forced to evacuate in Cuba as officials warned of heavy rains and potential flooding.
The storm is headed to Florida next, where Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency in 15 counties.
Elsa battered southern coasts of Haiti and the Dominican Republic as Florida Gov. declares state of emergency in 15 counties.
Is an adversary using a microwave or radio wave weapon to attack the brains of U.S. diplomats, spies and military personnel?
A woman and two men reportedly survived on coconuts, conch and rats after their boat capsized near the uninhabited Bahamian island during rough weather.
The report by the National Academy of Sciences committee did not name a source for the energy in Cuba and China or say that it was the result of an attack.
The Democratic presidential hopeful defended his 1985 remarks praising some of Fidel Castro's socialist policies.