Radio And TV Marti Face New Obstacles

COMMENTARY BY A. ROSS JOHNSON & S. ENDERS WIMBUSH

Radio And TV Martí Still Have Roles To Play

Two former directors of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty say that Miami-based Radio and Television Martí, established in 1984 by the U.S. government as a “surrogate” broadcaster to provide information about developments in Cuba and the world otherwise denied to Cubans, will become more important as diplomatic relations with Cuba are restored and cultural, educational and economic ties with the U.S. expand.