National Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba

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The National Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (Unión Nacional de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba, UNEAC) is a social, cultural and professional organization of writers, musicians, actors, painters, sculptors, and artist of different genres. It was founded on August 22, 1961, by the Cuban poet, Nicolas Guillen. Initially their objective was uniting the intellectuals within the young Cuban Revolution to maintain a genuine Cuban culture.

Manuel Vázquez Portal was expelled from UNEAC because of his dissident views.[1]

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  1. ^ "Journalist Manuel Vázquez Portal released". Reporters Without Borders.