Obama administration undermines Cuba's government through social media

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email
The US agency went to extensive lengths to conceal its involvement in a so-called "Cuban Twitter."

The Obama administration secretly financed a social network in Cuba to stir political unrest and undermine the country's communist government.

(AP) - An Associated Press Investigation has found that the Obama administration secretly financed a social network in Cuba to stir political unrest and undermine the country's communist government.

Documents and interviews show the US agency for international development went to extensive lengths to conceal its involvement in a so-called "Cuban Twitter" that could be used to organize political demonstrations.

It drew in tens of thousands of subscribers who were unaware it was backed by the US government.


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