Amidst the wave of popular protests in Cuba, the government television of Miguel Diaz Canel assured that Alberto Fernandez He expressed his “back” to the president before a “smear campaign promoted by United States”.
They were based on what the Argentine president made about it in an interview this week, in which he said he didn’t know “The dimension of the problem in Cuba.
Since the start of the marches a few days ago and with a strict media control communication, an official information program included Alberto Fernández among the leaders and “Latin American political organizations” they had expressed their support for the “Cuban people and government”. On the show, they spoke of a “smear campaign” they claimed the United States was promoting after the “destabilizing events” that began on Sunday.
One of the TV hosts close to the local government quoted statements from the Argentine head of state while demanding an end to the blockade on the socialist island. In this sense, he emphasized the words of Fernández in a radio interview in which he said he did not know “The dimension of the problem in Cuba.
“The Argentine President spoke on Monday about the economic, political and social situation in Cuba and Venezuela. Yes asked to end locks unilaterally imposed by the United States on these two nations, ”said the host of the news program Revista Informativa Buenos Días, of the Caribe news channel, while showing a tweet from Fernández’s press account to the camera.
“The blockades are causing incalculable damage to Cuba and Venezuela,” he read between Fernández’s statements. In addition, he indicated that the referent of the Frente de Todos had requested the lifting of “the unilateral coercive measures enforced by the Washington government ”.
The newspaper zócalo also supported the editorial line. “International voices are joining support for the people and the Cuban revolution“, He said.
They also reproduced these arguments on social media. “Voices from different nations have joined in defending Cuba against the attacks that are being carried out against the Caribbean nation in the media these days,” they posted with the image of the Argentine president.
Caribbean Channel is a signal created in 2017 in Havana, part of the Cuban television information system that for its birth had the collaboration of the transnational signal Telesur, founded by agreement of the populist Latin American presidencies.
Alberto Fernández’s statements
Alberto Fernández spoke on Tuesday, in dialogue with Radio 10, on the serious social and political crisis of the island.
“I don’t know the extent of the problem in Cuba. Yes I’m clear, yes we are humanely concerned about Cuba, let’s finish with the locks and also in Venezuela. There is nothing more inhuman in a pandemic than blocking a country, ”the president said.
“At the G20, I called for an end to blockages in the world. The one who suffers from it is not a government, but the people. In the midst of a pandemic maintaining blockades is the least humanitarian that exists, ”he repeated in the interview.