Published: Jun 21, 2013 3:09 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) - The Office of Cuban Broadcasting is debuting two new tools to help Cubans get around Internet censorship and access the agency's programs.
The U.S. government-produced TV and Radio Marti broadcasts will soon be available on disposable USB flash drives made out of paper. The agency has also developed a text messaging service that allows people to share information through their cell phones.
Neither service requires an Internet connection, allowing users to avoid censorship.
OCB Director Carlos Garcia Perez says the tools will enhance and empower how people in Cuba share information.
TV Marti was created in 1990 to offer Cubans an alternative news source to state-controlled programming.

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