Cuba Disinformation Profile
Cuba Media Environment
Almost all outlets are state controlled and journalists are routinely harassed or detained for coverage not favored by the regime. Cuba is ranked 171 out of 180 on the 2020 World Press Freedom Index. According to the World Bank in 2019 61.8% of Cubans were using the internet.
Fake Government Accounts
Activists allege that the Cuban Government has accounts that promote pro-regime pro-propaganda. The 200 accounts were found to have around 200,000 followers.
fake Pro-Maduro accounts in Venezuela and Pro-Cuban regime accounts in Cuba endorse each other's content.
The Cuban government repeatedly promoted interferon alpha 2B as a treatment for COVID-19 without evidence.