Youtube blocks Cuban media accounts

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Havana, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Youtube platform today disabled the accounts of the Cubavisión Internacional channel and the Mesa Redonda television program just as users are waiting for information on the island’s candidate for the Covid-19 vaccine.

Both media denounce that the suspension of their accounts is due to an alleged violation of the ‘export laws’ and, as a consequence, all the contents published there for years disappeared from the social network.

Coincidentally, this Thursday the program Mesa Redonda, transmitted by various channels including Cubavision International, will dedicate its broadcast to offering details about Soberana 01 (“Sovereign 01”), a vaccine candidate developed in the Greater Antilles against the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

The website Cubadebate, which leads the program of wide audience in the country, denounces in its portal that this fact is a sample of how the blockade of the United States against the island extends to all the areas, including the cyberspace.

The cancellation of social network accounts of the Cuban media has become frequent especially on Twitter, where only since 2019 the accounts of the Round Table, Cubadebate, the Union of Young Communists, the news agency Prensa Latina and recently

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