Contradictory Castros

 

Nora Gamez Torres’ May 22 article, Blogger’s digital newspaper hacked, blocked in Cuba, succeeds in laying out Raúl Castro’s contradiction regarding any possible openness in the Communist regime, now or in the future, to the opposition in Cuba.

Yet, when Yuris Norido, of the state-run Trabajadores newspaper, is quoted attempting to describe today’s “journalism in Cuba,” one comes away with the impression that Norido is not really describing the state of Cuba’s oppressed journalism but the Castros’ revolution, itself: “It is gray, boring, schematic, repetitive, simplistic, grandiloquent in its praise, and timid in its criticisms.”

What a coincidence.

Vincente T. Rodriguez, Miami

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