Although Americans tourists are banned from entering the country, I went under the journalism category.
It's only an hour flight, Cuban visa can be bought during check-in at the airline counter before departure, just don't forget your passport. I exchanged dollars into their convertible  (CUC) pesos upon arrival. I stayed at an hostel next to the baseball stadium. I focused on videotaping their culture alone rather than being somewhat biased traveling group with their hectic schedule. One day took a Soviet era Lada taxi to outskirts of Havana to visit a Deaf school. They asked me what we Deaf Americans do with our obsolete TTY as we are using VP nowadays, hopefully some organizations will donate those equipment. I felt like was blasted into the past, surrounded by all those vintage automobiles.


CC Quality

I'm concern about the quality of closed-captioning system on our television screen, especially if the captions are left in its place when changing channels and the matter is worse when it remains there several days, frozen like ice until it melt away. Why errors on the digital standard channels while it's perfect on the HD channels, even if both of them are the same station. It's up to us to file a complaint with the station itself, or notified FCC so they can investigate the matter. Our industries have quality control over its products but not its content, the programming is fine but who is in charge of checking its closed-captions in a timely manner, is there an oversight committee in place. We Deafies are consumers, but why are we being neglected in the marketplace.

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