Freelance journalists and activists inside Cuba will receive a donation of portable batteries (power BankCommitted to freedom of the press by Cubans living in Spain
Masil Rubio, known for Organize solidarity groups sending medicines to CubaIt was recently learned that a freelance journalist used to find it difficult to work because his mobile phone used to charge very quickly.
“I, in this mad whirlwind, gave myself the task of commenting to all God to resolve this issue, and among those amazing coincidences Alicia and Lily were reunited with people from the Zero Hunger Association, people who had already have cooperated with us since we were in the Anglican Church,” Rubio explained on his Facebook profile.
The collaboration resulted in the donation of more than 120 portable batteries, which will be shipped to Cuba piecemeal, taking into account the obstacles that customs can present in this type of shipment.
Maisel Rubio already has a list of journalists and activists who will benefit from this donation, but she invites others to contact her to add more names.
The goal is to make productive use of these batteries, which will not only facilitate the work of professionals in the field, but also allow them to stay connected and report back more effectively.
Rubio concluded, “Let’s do what is useful, which is a way of doing the beautiful. Today I don’t fit in with myself happily.”
In Cuba, the practice of independent journalism is illegal, excluded from social communication law and sanctioned by the present Penal Code.
However thanks Journalists who do not work for the ruling partyThere are many cases and issues known to be avoided by the press associated with the country’s only legal side (communist).
Cuban society has found in the independent media a place to update itself and learn about issues that are nearly impossible to address in official places.
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