Rewarding the Dictator
This week in Cuba: Cuban officials have declined to renew a reporting visa for a reporter for the Chicago Tribune, Gary Marx, saying that his stories have been "negative." The reporter has been ordered to leave Havana pronto.
And...bedridden dictator Fidel Castro has received a press freedom award. Um. Uh. I guess...in the bizarro world. Maybe the Latin American group that gave Castro this award should talk to, oh, one of the two dozen journalists in Cuban jails? Just a thought.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Miami New Times' biggest stories.