Two gay Cuban journalists said authorities detained them on Wednesday as they covered Hurricane Irma preparations. CiberCuba, a news website that operates independently of the Cuban government, reportedCarlos Alejandro Rodríguez and his partner, Maykel González, were reporting for Periodismo de Barrio, an affiliated online outlet, in the city of Sagua la Grande when the reported incident took place. Sagua la Grande is a small city in the province of Villa Clara that is located on Cuba’s northern coast. It is roughly 180 miles east-southeast of Havana, the country’s capital.
September 7 / Washington Blade