It seems that the famous electronic signboard at the U.S. Interests Section in
Recent visitors to
The signboard, a Bush initiative, started operating in 2006, streaming political messages and some that seemed nothing more than taunts, such as this one from March 2006:
In time, that type of message was dropped and the signboard carried news headlines only.
A 2007 State Department report said that few Cubans saw the signboard, thanks to a sea of flags the Cuban government put up in front of the building, and that it had “lowered post morale.”
The signboard was one of many Bush Administration initiatives that served more to rally supporters in the
[Thanks to Along the Malecon for the close-up photo above.]