La Hora de Cuba

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On April 26, freelance journalist José Luis Tan Estrada was arrested in the Cuban capital of Havana and has since been detained in the Villa Marista prison. (Photo: Provided by Yucabyte)

Cuban journalist questioned about social media posts, jailed  

Editor’s note: Tan Estrada was released on May 1 and fined 4,000 pesos ($12) for alleged “criminal intent” after he was accused by state security agents of seeking to disrupt May 1 celebrations in Havana, according to an interview the journalist gave to CubaNet. Miami, April 30, 2024—Cuban authorities must immediately and unconditionally release jailed local freelance journalist…

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Independent Cuban journalist detained, accused of fomenting enemy propaganda

Independent Cuban journalist Henry Constantín Ferreiro was arrested February 20, 2017 and detained for about 36 hours while traveling to cover a meeting between Cuban dissidents and the head of the Organization of American States (OAS), according to press reports. The editor of digital magazine La Hora de Cuba said police charged him with fomenting…

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