This is the kind of picture you won’t ever find as a headline in CNN or BBC, even when those big giants sources of news have reporters in Havana. And it is happening today.
Placetas is a little town in the very center of Cuba, a town where independent journalist Donaida Perez was arrested today by members of Cuban police. With her was also arrested Yris Perez Aguilera, the wife of one of the most prominent dissident in that town: Luis Garcia Perez “Antunez”.
Events like this happen every day in Cuba. Dissident violently arrested. Governmental hordes surrounding opposition leaders’ houses and threatening their families, included children, women and older family members.
But the reporters of those western media are not move to report, even to send a short sentence to their headquarters.
Today, Yris Perez Aguilera had to go to her doctor appointment, and Donaida was there in her house, surrounded since yesterday by Cuban security forces. They were threatening to arrest them if they dare to get out Perez Aguilera’s house, knowing she have to go to check a cyst on her head caused by a beating under Cuban police’s hands.
Isn’t it sound familiar to how the Nazis persecuted the Jews in Germany in the 40’s?
But the CNN reporter doesn’t dare to waste his time to travel beyond Havana’s premises. Sorry, maybe he just gets a picturesque raid to take some pictures in Varadero and get a nice sunbath on its golden sands.
Today, BBC and CNN are not sending any headline about this. I guess, that is not news to western media or they are just accessories in the same crime together with the Castro’s clan.