USA Proposes to Change Plan to Illegal Broadcast to Cuba

NYC Havana Blog

The duties of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB), which manages the Radio and Television Marti services could be in hands of a private entity, U.S. government”s officials announced.

Although they only talk about a proposal, some experts assume today that the measure is aimed at replacing the duties of the OCB and modify the illegal broadcasting policy to Cuba, maintained for more than 30 years with federal funding.

Media in southern Florida spread the announcement of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) that oversees several information services funded by the federal government, including the OCB, and the Voice of America (VOA).

According to the BBG statement, the U.S. government is proposing “to hire a private entity in Spanish language, fulfilling the duties of the office managing Radio and TV Marti.”

The BBG did not give precise details of the proposal, but it is speculated that it could be the…

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