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Telesur news channel gives Cubans glimpse of world

Cuba is one of the world's most censored countries, despite fewer long-term detentions of journalists in recent years, according to CPJ research.  

In January, the airing of Latin America's Telesur TV channel have granted Cubans access to unfiltered news programming, unlike the state-controlled airwaves.  In an interview with the Associated Press, Senior CPJ Americas Program Coordinator, Carlos Lauria, welcomes Telesur's arrival on the island but notes the limitation of the news channel.  

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