We congratulate Prensa Latina on its 63 years of existence and pay tribute to the heroic work and exemplary professionalism of all its staff, underscored in a statement that the platform activated in October 2020 to accompany Cuba in its struggles, such as the economic, commercial blockade and financial that the United States imposes on the Caribbean island.
According to the channel, Prensa Latina represents an informative trench, which in today’s troubled world remains faithful to its founding function of defending Cuba and the Third World.
We appreciate the scope of this trench, Europe for Cuba highlighted regarding the creation of the news agency on June 16, 1959, with headquarters in Havana and present in 40 countries on four continents.
Europe for Cuba affirmed that the news agency is the result of the political acumen and bright spirit of Fidel Castro and Ernesto Che Guevara, and that with it a revolution in continental journalism, thanks to its alternative vision to the prevailing then with information monopolies.
In the face of media hegemony and the millionaire sums allocated for manipulation and disinformation, Prensa Latina constitutes a space of resistance at the service of the truth of the peoples of the Americas and the rest of the world, the channel pointed out.
The platform will dedicate a special broadcast on Thursday to the 63rd anniversary of Prensa Latina, with which it has maintained close ties in the last two years.