Fidel Castro no longer runs the Cuban government - his brother does. Though there have been some reforms in recent years, human rights activists say Cuba fundamentally remains a repressive state.
Jose Moya, professor of Latin American history at Barnard College, speaks with Martin Savidge about the state of press freedom in Cuba and tolerance of government criticism.
Moya also discusses other aspects of the human rights situation, in addition to Internet access and the potential softening of the economic embargo.
Should the United States normalize relations with Cuba, as some have called for?
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