Cuba is experiencing a wave of U.S. “unofficial” tourism. Even as the hidebound communist regimes claims it isn’t looking for U.S. investment, the contact with tourists and U.S. communications are changing Cuba from the bottom up.
Rick Rockwell is the associate dean for the School of Communications at Webster University. He is co-author of the book Media Power in Central America, which won a National Choice Award from the American Library Association. He has worked as a radio and television producer for ABC News, as a freelance reporter and producer for the PBS NewsHour, and as a senior producer for Discovery Communications. He currently serves as the executive producer of “Latin Pulse,” a program focusing on news and public affairs in Latin America.