Zunzuneo Shows U.S. Obsession with Cuba: Nicaraguan Legislator

ZunZuneo program established by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), shows the U.S. obsession with Cuba, said today the president of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Nicaraguan Parliament, Jacinto Suarez.

zunzuneoIn an interview with Prensa Latina, Suarez, who is also secretary of the International Relations of the Sandinista National Liberation Front, said that Washington ‘keeps persisting on trying to defeat the Cuban Revolution.”

For that, they use high-tech resources, as in the case of ZunZuneo, Suarez said, who described that network, which operated from 2010 to 2012 and aimed at destabilizing the nation, as a much more developed form of subversion.

As unveiled by the news agency Associated Press, the U.S. government plan’s to create a Twitter-like network called ZunZuneo was conducted in order to gain popularity among young Cubans and then push them towards dissent.

Users never knew that the project implemented by front companies financed from foreign banks, was linked to the State Department, nor U.S. contractors were gathering personal data for political purposes.