According to the Twitter social network account of the Foreign Ministry, Rodríguez received the delegates from Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, Spain, Lebanon and the United States who in the Casa de las Américas discussed social networks, manipulation of opinions by of the hegemonic media and the need to build digital platforms to defend worthy causes in the world.
“A great pleasure to share with communicators committed to the emancipatory struggles of Latin America and the Caribbean. We have a duty to build networks against the hegemony of the big media. Together #HacemosPatria ”, the Cuban foreign minister wrote in his personal profile on that platform after the meeting.
The Colloquium took place in the context of the celebrations for the 130th anniversary of the founding of the Patria newspaper, the official organ of the Cuban Revolutionary Party led by José Martí, whose historical imprint was recognized by the more than 100 guests.
At the end of the meeting, the island’s president, Miguel Díaz-Canel, met with journalists, influencers and communication experts at the Palace of the Revolution, where he thanked “their work in defense of the truth and of Cuba.” .
The head of state commented there on the Cuban reality, the intensification of the economic blockade imposed by the United States, the confrontation with the Covid-19 pandemic in the Antillean nation and the development of its own immunogens, the Presidency reported on Twitter.
“May the virtual world, with people like you, be better and better, may hate not predominate, may it be moved by love, by humanism, by solidarity. I only ask that we unite all possible efforts, ”he insisted.