On Twitter, the CPI assured it has been constantly in touch with EFE directors and the Embassy of Spain, regarding recent statements by Spain´s Foreign Minister José Manuel Albares.
The CPI “reiterates its willingness to find a solution based on unrestricted respect for the constitutional order of the Republic of Cuba for the exercise of an objective, truthful, impartial and non-biased journalism.”
It added EFE continues to work freely in Cuba, as doing so 148 correspondents from 89 media outlets in 23 countries.
In talks to the Ibero-American Affairs Commission, Mr. Albares pointed out that “everyone, including the Cuban authorities” are interested in EFE being able to continue working in Cuba, so Spain goes on requesting the accreditations withdrawn from EFE journalists past November.
Recently, Cubadebate website posted CNN in Spanish and EFE “play a prominent role in the new large-scale political-communicational operation on Cuba,” led by the United States government and Florida anti-Cuban sectors.
According to the publication, after July 11 riots, both platforms stopped working and generated ideological content that openly called for defeating the Cuban Revolution.
The reports showed “a country in chaos”, on the verge of a “social outbreak”, where “government would have lost its ability to rule”.