Independent journalists denied service at internet café
|CAMAGÜEY, June 6 (Alejandro
González Raga, ACP / www.cubanet.org) - Two journalists belonging to the
independent press agency ACP were denied access to the computers at the
popular Cyber Café in Camagüey city May 24.
The journalists had contracted for 10 hours of usage, including Internet access and e-mail service. Their money was refunded in full.
The Internet café, which is operated for the public’s use by the government news agency, Prensa Latina, had been closed for several days prior to the incident because, said its administrators, the phone company had shut them down for non-payment. After it reopened, the independent journalists were told they could not use the service to send their dispatches abroad.
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