Rebuilding relations, faces of the new Cuba

Cuba

Escobar Nathan King and Christina Escobar discuss the nuances of the U.S.-Cuba normalization. Photo by CCTV America’s Michael Italiano.

As the United State prepares to raise its flag over its embassy in Cuba for the first time in over half a century, CCTV is taking time this week to look at the new generation of young Cubans.

CCTV America profiles journalist Cristina Escobar, who wants change but also to preserve Cuba’s unique identity.

CCTV’s Nathan King filed this story.

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Journalist Christina Escobar walks Nathan King through “wifi alley,” a boulevard of multiple hotspots where Cubans can now access the internet without restriction. Photo: CCTV America’s Michael Italiano.


Rebuilding relations, faces of the new Cuba

As the United State prepares to raise its flag over its embassy in Cuba for the first time in over half a century, CCTV is taking time this week to look at the new generation of young Cubans. CCTV America profiles journalist Cristina Escobar, who wants change but also to preserve Cuba's unique identity. CCTV's Nathan King filed this story.

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  • While much of Havana is being restored, private businesses are blossoming and many young Cubans are embracing change and greater openness.
  • Cubans are embracing this cumbersome way of connecting to the world and greater investment is coming for the Internet especially now that relations with the United States are warming.