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Rosa Elizalde
Rosa Elizalde

Rosa Miriam Elizalde was born in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba in 1966.  She is a columnist for the Cuban newspaper Juventud Rebelde and author of several...

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Imagine if a U.S. television station not only aired programs criticizing the federal government but went so far as to stage a coup to overthrow the administration.  That scenario may be difficult for Americans to imagine, but Venezuelan opposition station RCTV did just that in 2002.  Cuban journalist Elizalde takes a look at the Venezuelan media landscape in the aftermath of RCTV’s officially mandated shutdown.

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Rosa Elizalde
Rosa Elizalde

Rosa Miriam Elizalde was born in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba in 1966.  She is a columnist for the Cuban newspaper Juventud Rebelde and author of several books including Jineteros en la Habana (1997), Flores Desechables: Prostitución en Cuba (1998), and Chavez Nuestro (2004).  She has twice been awarded the Premio Nacional de Periodismo “Juan Gualberto Gómez”, the country’s most important award given annually to a professional journalist.She is currently the editor of the site Cubadebate.

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