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Barbados, Cuba: Broadcasting Meeting

Categories: Caribbean, Latin America, Barbados, Cuba, Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, International Relations, Media & Journalism, Politics, Technology, Travel

Bajan Global Report [1] reports on the Prime Minister's trip to Cuba to attend the 39th General Assembly of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union, an organization which supports and promotes high quality work of regional radio and TV entities – but Barbados Free Press [2] calls it “irony defined”: “We are disappointed that Prime Minister Thompson will be providing legitimacy to the Cuban news media and the despotic Cuban government without publicly mentioning the plight of jailed reporters…”