Cuba: Punk Rocker Arrested

As several bloggers voice their outrage at the arrest of Cuban punk rocker Gorki Aguila, Havana-based Generation Y claims: “They took him because nothing destabilizes the intransigents more than a man in his most free state.”


  • tango de la biela

    Any comments from Carlos Santana, Henry Belafonte, Sean Penn, Susan Saradon and Danny Grover on the arest of this artist????????

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  • We will see the evidence on Friday when Gorki will go before a judge, represented by a lawyer of his choosing. The hardline Cuban exiles in Florida will tell you he was arrested previously because of his lyrics, when actually he was arrested for selling amphetamines to security agents. This guy gets out of jail and then flaunts his drug use on websites and on record. Does it help him that he also does interviews with US Government propaganda stations (Radio Marti) and goes out his way to insult the Revolution, no. But this sounds to me like a kind of parole violation. We’ll see what the ruling is.

  • tango de la biela

    He gave two pills of a pain killer to an undercover agent, in the USA, were u are free is called entrapnment.

    And in Miami, there are castro friendly stations run by Max lesnik, and any USA citizen can call or can be interviewed without being arrested.

    Gorki has been arrested without a warrant. And the Miami mafia is responsable for sending over a billion $ a year in remitances to Cuba, feeding the cuban relatives, a thinh your revolution has not been able to do….

  • […] beyond words”, while Havana-based blogger Yoani Sanchez, who wanted to post updates about the arrest and subsequent release of Cuban punk rocker Gorki, was practically imprisoned by the storm: […]

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