On Wednesday, the U.S. State Department announced it decided
to issue visas to two Cuban journalists who had previously been denied reentry
As a footnote to the transcript of spokesman Sean McCormack's discussion about the case of Cuban journalists Ilsa Rodriguez Santana and her husband, Tomas Anael Granados Jimenez, which was reviewed by CPJ, he said that "in accordance with our U.N. headquarters agreement, we have decided to issue visas to the two individuals in question."
The Cuban news agency Prensa Latina
reported on September 29 that Rodriguez and Granados, both of whom have covered
the United Nations in