The Press: Free Press?

Dictators are the only ones who do not like freedom of the press.

—Fidel Castro, Jan. 5, 1959

Last week the Cuban Ministry for the Recovery of Illegally Acquired Property seized the weekly newspaper Vocero Occidental in Pinar del Rio. No reason was given. The seizure brings to more than 50 the number of papers under the thumbs of the Castro regime.

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