transmissions, reported Radio Habana Cuba.
The announcement was made by officials of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) which oversees various information services funded by the federal government, including the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB), and the Voice of America (VOA).
According to a budget document 2016, released by the blog Along the Malecon in February last year, the BBG funnel money to subsidize this organization “nonprofit” already “shall not be considered as a federal agency “.
However, the private organization “must meet the same standards, professionalism and responsibility necessary,” the statement said.
Subsidies dealer shall comply with the provisions of the law requiring a federal agency to conduct outreach to Cuba and other countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.
In January 2015, Congresswoman Betty McCollum presented the draft law “Stop wasting taxpayer money transmissions to Cuba” to eliminate the seasons, but like all legislative proposals presented last year on the Caribbean island, not it has moved through Congress.
Initially established under the administration of President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s, the radio and television are a way to subvert the Cuban government through poisonous and called for civil disobedience propaganda.
Havana has reiterated that to advance the process of normalization of relations between the two countries, must cease illegal emissions from the United States aimed at regime change in the Caribbean nation.
Translated by: Daysi Olano Fernandez.