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Karla Pérez Arrives In Costa Rica To Continue Her Studies In Journalism

14ymedio, Havana, 11 May 2017 — Karla Pérez González, the student expelled from the University of Las Villas for her membership in the dissident organization Somos+, arrived in… Continue reading

Reporters Without Borders Rates Press Freedom In Cuba Very Low

14ymedio, Havana, 27 April 2017 — Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has placed Cuba in position 173 on its 2017 World Press Freedom Index published on Wednesday, two places lower than… Continue reading

Exercising Independent Journalism In Cuba Is A State Crime / Iván García

Iván García, 30 March 2017 — Fear has the habit of first knocking on your door. On any night, in a work center or a house, an official… Continue reading

March 22, 2015 4:07 pm Cuba flirts with free speech Marc Frank in Havana ©AFP Cuba is using the internet to experiment with toning down its political censorship in a sign that a glimmer of glasnost has arrived on the Communist-run Caribbean island. Havana’s decision to open up on the once-taboo subjects of the electoral […] Continue reading
The Regime Advances in the “Chinese Internet Model” and Creates Its Own Internet Platform / Diario de Cuba Posted on March 19, 2015 Diario de Cuba, Havana, 19 March 2015 — It prohibits bloggers from publishing “content that is illegal, counterrevolutionary, harmful, threatening, harassing, salacious, defamatory, or vulgar,” among other characteristics. The regime announced this […] Continue reading
Cuba allows rare free public Wi-Fi at Havana cultural center BY ANDREA RODRIGUEZ ASSOCIATED PRESS 03/12/2015 4:10 PM 03/12/2015 4:10 PM HAVANA Cuba has allowed the launch of the island’s first known free, public Internet service at a Havana cultural center that quietly began offering open Wi-Fi in recent weeks. Dozens of youths have been […] Continue reading
Media watchdog unblocks banned websites in 11 countries THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 03/12/2015 2:44 PM 03/12/2015 2:45 PM PARIS Media monitoring group Reporters Without Borders says it is providing access to websites banned in Russia, Iran and nine other countries in a bid to counter government pressure. The group said Thursday that it created secured mirror […] Continue reading
Radio Marti: The Voice of Cuban Dissidents / Ivan Garcia Posted on March 2, 2015 Iván García, 24 February 2015 — One summer during a stay in Camaguey — a province 340 miles east of Havana — the owner of a house where I was staying listened from early morning to Radio Marti, a network […] Continue reading
The Cuba Deal: How Raúl Castro Duped Obama 2/27/2015 @ 2:14PM GUEST POST WRITTEN BY Néstor T. Carbonell Mr. Carbonell is an international affairs consultant and author of “And The Russians Stayed: The Sovietization of Cuba.” On December 17, following a year and a half of secret negotiations with the Castro regime, President Obama trumpeted […] Continue reading
Two months in jail for a performace that never took place Danilo Maldonado, known as El Sexto (The Sixth), was detained on December 26, 2014 on the Malecón esplanade in Havana as he was driving towards the Central Park to make a performance with two pigs whose bodies were painted with the names of Cuban […] Continue reading
Jose Varela, the Cuban Charlie Hebdo / Ivan Garcia Posted on February 19, 2015 Ivan Garcia, Havana, 8 February 2015 — No one wants to know him except the readers of his blogs. Jose Varela is out there on his own. He is the type of humorist that public figures from both sides of the […] Continue reading
“It Is State Policy To Misinform People” / Cubanet, Roberto Jesus Quinones Posted on February 15, 2015 Cubanet.org, Roberto Jesus Quinones Haces, Havana, 13 February 2015 — Raul Castro’s government, in spite of rapprochement between Cuba and the United States, continues the work of keeping people from freely accessing the internet. On Monday, January 19 […] Continue reading
The official press: “Made to conceal, not to publicize” / Cubanet, Luis Cino Alvarez Posted on January 31, 2015 Cubanet, Luis Cino Alvarez, Havana, 26 January 2015 – “Cubans are seeking a new conception of the press within socialism. All that can be predicted, without a doubt, is that it will be a democratic press, […] Continue reading
“It is up to Cubans decide their future” YOANI SÁNCHEZ, Havana | Enero 24, 2015 In October of 2013 I had a conversation with Roberta Jacobson, via a Google hangout (videodebate), on democracy, technology and the role of women in activism. On that occasion, we interacted through a screen in the company of internauts interested […] Continue reading
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