The Cuban propaganda machine can be an impressive beast, with the ability to be called into action at a moment’s notice to spread the daily version of the big lie.
University student Eliécer Ávila Cicilia showed up on Cuban television Monday night, to dispute earlier reports that he was under arrest after he gave the third degree to communist party hack Ricardo “Little Ricky” Alarcon.
According to Ávila, police and other officials showed up at his house not to arrest him, but to help him get treatment for a health problem and to give him a ride back to college.
For what it’s worth:
H/T to Penúltimos Dias, which also has the second part of the interview with Ávila and other
(Cross-posted at Uncommon Sense.)