The New Man in Front of the New TV / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

Now that TeleSur is broadcast live on Cuban TV, will the island see an end to censorship or is it just another “fraudulent change”?

At the beginning of the 1950s Cuba stood as a pioneer of commercial television broadcasting. However, decades of hard-line state censorship have transformed Cuban television into a weapon of ideological subjugation. Despite this fact, in January, 2013 the island’s government authorized the live transmission of a foreign network: The Bolivarian network TeleSur, which was originally based in Caracas, but is overrun by Cuban presenters and crew.

…Read the rest of the article at Sampsonia Way Magazine, where Orlando has a regular column in English…

4 February 2013