In today’s historic agreement between our country and Cuba, relations with that country have certainly made strides.
In addition to easing up on travel restrictions (not for tourists but primarily for humanitarian, religious, cultural or athletic purposes), it sounds like journalism restrictions will be eased up as well. Per a blog post on the Society of Professional Journalists’ site, strict entrance requirements for journalists on assignment have been in place since 1961.
President Obama revealed in today’s broadcast overall, “These 50 years have shown that isolation has not worked. It’s time for a new approach.”