Obama’s trip to Cuba and the censorship dilemma Mar19

Obama’s trip to Cuba and the censorship dilemma

      On March 21, when President Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to visit Cuba in 88 years, every step of his trip will be scrutinized, praised, or criticized by politicians, pundits – and by journalists both inside and outside the country. In announcing his historic trip, Obama stated on his personal Twitter account that he would personally raise human rights with the Cuban government. “America will always stand for human rights around the world,” he Tweeted. For some journalists working in the island’s highly restricted media, Obama’s trip raises hopes that freedom of the press is high on his human...