Independent journalist detained in Cuba

Rolando Rodriguez Lobaina visits the U.S.

The Office of Cuba Broadcasting has learned that Martí Noticias contributor and coordinator of the independent video production group Palenque Vision Rolando Rodriguez Lobaina was detained overnight and held for several hours by Cuban authorities.  According to the police, Mr. Lobaina did not have his ID with him, a charge that he refuted. Under Cuban law, anyone may be arrested for not having their official ID card.