Daniel Ortega’s regime in Nicaragua on Thursday denied Cuban activist Niurcy Acosta entry into the country. Acosta is currently living in Chile as a political refugee.
so that it denounced This Friday, the exiled priest Mario Félix Lleonart published on his Twitter account an email from Copa Airlines confirming the ban on entering Nicaragua.
“Cuban activist Niurcy Acosta is denied entry to Nicaragua. The freedom of movement of many Cubans around the world continues to be violated by those who are on the lists issued by Havana,” said the Cuban priest.
Acosta told ADN Cuba that he was denied entry to the Central American country for the first time in March 2022 and that the airline Aeroméxico has not yet reimbursed him for the cost of the ticket.
“We’ll see what happens now with the refund of the money because it’s already the second time that they have allegedly rejected me. What they said was that.” We were in a database where we were controlled by migration, which added the opponent to this medium.
The Cuban believes that this refusal is due to her activism in Cuba against the island’s regime.
The disclosed email has the subject “Rejection of Immigration,” and in it, Acosta airline officials are asking them to contact Nicaraguan authorities for more details on his case.
Niegan entrada a #Nicaragua a la activista cubana @NiurcyAcosta, la libertad de movimiento sigue siendo violada a muchos cubanos alrededor del mundo que se encuentran en listas emitidas desde La Habana #Cuba @CopaAirlines @AmericanAir @embacubanica pic.twitter.com/0ajaP1bxRl
— Mario Felix Lleonart (@maritovoz) September 1, 2023
Also, the activist’s husband, Ral González, denounced He announced on Twitter that it was the second time that the opposition leader was not allowed to enter Nicaragua.
A report from Article 66 In late 2022, it was reported that at least 11 Cuban opponents were denied entry to Nicaragua, including Acosta and her husband.