Presidency of Cuba on the hunt for parody accounts of Cuban leaders on Facebook

The Cuban Presidency is on the hunt for parody accounts of Cuban leaders on Facebook, after classifying as false accounts in the name of Vice President Salvador Valdés Mesa.

“We denounce the two accounts created on the Facebook social network in the name of the Vice Presidency of the Republic of Cuba and Vice President Salvador Valdés Mesa. Both are false and we ask users not to follow them. Vice President Salvador Valdés Mesa only has a Twitter account,” the Cuban Presidency reported on Twitter this Tuesday.

The alert was also shared by the Twitter account of the official journalist Leticia Martínez, who is the head of communication for the Presidency of Cuba and the team of the ruling Miguel Díaz-Canel.

“We denounce false accounts in the name of the Vice Presidency of the Republic of Cuba and Vice President Salvador Valdés Mesa,” says Martínez’s message.

the account in Facebook in the name of the Cuban vice president refers to his attendance at the funeral of the British monarch Elizabeth IIamong other events since May this year.

The page of the Vice Presidency of Cuba in Facebook He has posts since March of this year and has more than 700 followers.

At the end of 2019 a Parody account of Miguel Díaz-Canel on Twitter reached almost 2,500 followers in three months of creation.

In it, tweets were published about the Incidents at the official opening of the Cuatro Caminos Marketthe Evo Morales trip to Cuba and the arbitrary arrest on that occasion of the UNPACU leader José Daniel Ferrer, which left no one indifferent.

In fact, the author had to post a tweet in which he recalled that the content he published parodied the account of the Cuban leader.

In some of the publications he made ironic reference to the problems suffered by the island’s health system.

“We have taken Evo to the hospital. After two hours of waiting for fumigation and 4 more in line, they inform us that the specialist he needs is out of the country on a mission. A student tells him to request an appointment through his office for 2021” , prayed a tweet published in early December 2019.

There was also the tweet in which reference was made to the “bottles” that Díaz-Canel allegedly hit in his Mercedes-Benz during the worst moments of the transport crisis.

He also ‘announced’ that, starting next year, November 16 would be a holiday in Cuban territory “in homage to the Battle of Four Roads.”

The account, created in September 2019 as a result of the so-called “conjunctural situation”, still exists and has more than 3,600 followers on Twitter.

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