Juventud Rebelde (meaning “Rebel Youth” in Spanish) is a newspaper published by the Young Communist League. It was founded back in 1965.

Media assets

Publishing: Juventud Rebelde

State Media Matrix Typology: State-Controlled (SC)

Ownership and governance

Juventud Rebelde is run by the Communist Party of Cuba via its youth division. The decision-making regarding the publication’s management rests entirely with the party.

Source of funding and budget

There is no publicly available information about the budget of Juventud Rebelde. According to information from local journalists, the newspaper is subsidized by the Communist Party of Cuba, which runs the publication through its youth organization.

Editorial independence

Juventud Rebelde follows an editorial line shaped and dictated by the Communist Party of Cuba.

There is no domestic statute and no independent assessment mechanism to validate the independence of Juventud Rebelde.

August 2023