New partnership provides “fact checking” support to combat on “Russian disinformation” in Cuba

MIAMI, FL — Radio and Television Martí and the Ukrainian fact-checking outlet,, today launched a joint project to counter Spanish-language “Russian propaganda” circulating in Cuba.

New partnership provides fact checking support to combat on Russian disinformation in Cuba


StopFake has been financed by crowdfunding, readers’ contributions, the Renaissance Foundation, National Endowment for Democracy, National Democratic Institute, German Marshall Fund, the Foreign Ministry of the Czech Republic, the Foreign Ministry of the United Kingdom, the British Embassy in Ukraine, and the Sigrid Rausing Trust.


Radio Televisión Martí is an American state-run radio and television international broadcaster based in Miami, Florida, financed by the federal government of the United States through the U.S. Agency for Global Media (formerly Broadcasting Board of Governors, BBG). It transmits news in Spanish to Cuba and its broadcasts can also be heard and viewed worldwide through their website and on shortwave radio frequencies.


The United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM), known until 2018 as the Broadcasting Board of Governors(BBG), is an “independent” agency of the United States government that broadcasts news and information. It is considered an arm of U.S. diplomacy [soft power].