Cuban Media Hails Sanders’ Praise, Omits His Criticisms

The Miami Herald reports:

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders views on the Cuban revolution have earned him a storm of criticism in the U.S. But there’s one place where his comments have received glowing, front-page reviews: Cuba. Granma, the Communist Party newspaper, prominently displayed a report about Sanders and his praise of “some of the social programs implemented by the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro.”

“U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, today one of the strongest candidates for the nomination of the Democratic Party to the November presidential elections, recognized Cuba’s role in sending doctors worldwide,” Granma said. The newspaper said Sanders seemed “unstoppable” in his move towards the nomination. But in another example of how the Communist Party censors state media, all outlets left out the senator’s reference on “60 Minutes” to “the authoritarian nature of Cuba.”

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