Cuban-American Artist Coco Fusco Detained by Cuban Customs and Sent Back to USA

April 11th, 2019

Cuban-American artist Coco Fusco was detained by customs officials and turned away from Havana this week, as she traveled to the city’s Biennial.  “I heard one of the immigration officials refer to me as an ‘inadmissible,’ ” Fusco said in a statement. “I’m not a live plant, cheese, a narcotic, or a pornographic publication, but expressing critical views of repressive measures carried out against artists constitutes grounds for barring my entry to Cuba.”

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