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Cuban Government Extends Censorship To The Digital Site Somos+ 14ymedio, Havana, 16 May 2017 — The digital site of the Somos+ (We Are More) Movement has now joined the list of pages censored on the servers of the Cuban Telecommunications Company (ETECSA) which supply public WiFi. The leader of the organization, Eliecer Avila, links this […] Continue reading
Independent Journalism Seeks to Revive Press Freedom / Iván García Iván García, 3 May 2017 — Let’s step back in time. One morning in 1985, Yndamiro Restano Díaz, a thirty-seven-year-old journalist with Radio Rebelde, took out an old Underwood and wrote a clandestine broadsheet entitled “Nueva Cuba.” After distributing the single-page, handmade newspaper up and […] Continue reading
El Gobierno extiende la censura al sitio digital de Somos+ 14YMEDIO, La Habana | Mayo 16, 2017 El sitio digital del Movimiento Somos+ se sumó en los últimos días a la lista de páginas censuradas en los servidores que brindan acceso a la red en las zonas wifi y los locales de la Empresa de […] Continue reading

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

The Government Unleashed a Crackdown on Journalists After Hurricane Matthew

14ymedio, Havana, 10 May 2017 –The independent Cuban press has been especially harassed after the passage of Hurricane Matthew in the eastern part of the country. Several reporters were arrested… Continue reading

The Cuban Regime is an Enemy to theFreedom of Expression / Iván García Ivan Garcia, 10 May 2017 — When he is particularly bored, after flicking through the eight channels that there are on the island, 56 year old civil engineer Josuan watches the national news some nights with a smirk only to later write […] Continue reading
El Gobierno desató una ola represiva contra periodistas tras el huracán Matthew 14YMEDIO, La Habana | Mayo 10, 2017 La prensa independiente cubana fue especialmente acosada tras el paso del huracán Matthew por la zona oriental del país. Varios reporteros resultaron detenidos cuando intentaban cubrir la situación de los damnificados, informa la Asociación Pro Libertad […] Continue reading
Asociación Pro Libertad de Prensa: 40 periodistas cubanas fueron arrestadas en 2016 Luis Felipe Rojas “Una de cada seis detenciones es contra una mujer”, revelan los datos de la APLP. Un informe sobre la censura en Cuba, elaborado por la Asociación Pro Libertad de Prensa (APLP), reveló que 40 mujeres fueron detenidas en el país […] Continue reading

Outdated laws and limited, expensive internet access slow Cuba’s progress Committee to Protect Journalists 2 May 2017 By Carlos Lauría

Cuba’s media landscape has begun opening up in recent years, transformed by a lively blogosphere, an increasing number of news… 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

Medios digitales independientes, un hueso duro de roer en Cuba abril 28, 2017 Rosa Tania Valdés Pese a que sigue siendo un sitio desfavorable para el ejercicio del periodismo, la información se abre paso en la isla gracias a medios y periodistas independientes que hacen la competencia a la prensa oficial que responde al Partido […] Continue reading
Freedom House: Cuba está entre los diez peores países en cuanto a libertad de prensa en el mundo DDC | Washington | 28 de Abril de 2017 – 16:17 CEST. Freedom House colocó a Cuba entre los diez peores países del mundo en cuanto a libertad de prensa, según recogió en su informe anual. El […] Continue reading
When Your Ally’s Beards are on Fire*… / Miriam Celaya Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 18 April 2017 — According to an old adage, when you see you neighbor’s beard on fire, go soak your own*. The maxim should be applied to the elderly Cuban dictator, especially if we take into account that the erratic performance […] Continue reading
Police Accuse Journalist Henry Constantin Of “Usurpation Of Legal Capacity” / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 17 March 2017 – Journalist Henry Constantin, director of La Hora de Cuba (Cuba Hour) magazine and regional vice president of the Inter American Press Association (IAPA), was formally charged Friday with the crime of “usurpation of legal capacity,” he told […] Continue reading
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