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    In Cuba, Growing Numbers Of Bloggers Manage To Operate In A Vulnerable Gray Area July 2, 20178:26 AM ET CARRIE KAHN In recent years, a growing number of news and political websites have popped up in Cuba. Some are taking advantage of what they say has been a small but vibrant opening afforded them since […] Continue reading
    “If I had someone to sponsor* me…” / Cubanet, Rafael Alcides Posted on May 25, 2015 Cubanet, Rafael Alcides, Havana, 19 May 2015 – This morning I woke up pessimistic. There was no milk in the house, and the kind they sell at the “shopping” [hard-currency* store] is priced out of reach for anyone who […] Continue reading
    Hard times for Cuba’s elderly BY JUAN O. TAMAYO El Nuevo HeraldFebruary 5, 2014 Retired Havana radiologist Lidia Lima says her $14 pension lasts her for only 20 days out of every month. But at the age of 78, she “can’t just invent” a way of joining the growing ranks of Cuba’s private businesses to […] Continue reading
    Posted on Wednesday, 10.02.13 Shifting tactics, dissidents help average Cubans BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM When about 200 owners of horse-drawn carts in the Cuban city of Santa Clara gathered recently outside a government office to protest their stiff taxes, dissident Guillermo Fariñas and a dozen other democracy activists stood with them. The cocheros, who […] Continue reading
    Blogósfera anticipada: democracia a la espera Viernes, Abril 19, 2013 | Por Manuel Cuesta Morúa LA HABANA, Cuba, abril, www.cubanet.org -No soy periodista, pero me parece necesario participar de un debate que se ha venido suscitando en torno al periodismo independiente, el portentoso fenómeno blogger y el tema de la democratización. Mi percepción es que […] Continue reading
    Cuatro papas y un policia al final de la cola Al parecer Raúl Castro y sus asesores en materia de agricultura tienen también una fe inquebrantable en que sus reformas -tentativas, parciales y a cuentagotas– les ayudarán a superar la reputación de que la agricultura cubana es como el Vaticano, que sólo ha producido cuatro [...] Continue reading

    Cuba envejece sin remedios

    La percepción de que el gobierno no tiene voluntad para hacer los
    cambios necesarios se ha sedimentado en el subconsciente colectivo
    cubano a lo largo de cinco décadas de totalitarismo.

    Rolando Cartaya, especial para martinoticias.com 23 de septiembre de 2011

    En el programa especial Avanza Cuba que transmitieron este jueves 22 las… Continue reading

    Digital Rations Internet Policy in Castro's CubaBy Ellery Roberts BiddleFebruary 3, 2011 Fidel Castro has an acute understanding of the power of communication. It fueled his force as a ruler for over half a century, and was freshly evident last summer when the 82-year-old leader of the Cuban revolution reappeared in public for the first […] Continue reading
    Politics and the Spanish Language:A review of Yoani Sánchez's 'Cuba Libre'By Antonio Sosa 8:49 AM 10/24/2010 In his famous essay describing the character of the Enlightenment, Kant adopted Horace's exhortation, "Sapere aude," as the unofficial motto for the age. Today, we may find a modest and beleaguered exemplar of this 18th century precept –which means, […] Continue reading

    Chicas guerreras Re(blog)ución en Cuba
    POR JUAN FRANCISCO ALONSO
    Actualizado Domingo , 07-02-10 a las 14 : 11

    Era una fiesta, una reunión de amigos para celebrar el primer
    aniversario de «Voces cubanas», un portal que agrupa a veintiséis
    blogueros contra la dictadura. Estaban casi todos, entre ellos Claudia
    Cadelo, de 27 años, escéptica, libre. Sí,… Continue reading

    A dos años del debut ciberespacial

    Sin aduanas, de Cuba al resto del mundo
    Aunque la golpeen, la bloguera Yoani Sánchez sigue tecleando
    Martes 5 de enero de 2010 | Publicado en edición impresa
    Por Mauricio Vicent
    De El País

    LA HABANA.- Comenzó su bitácora como un exorcismo. Ahora es más que un
    emblema de la… Continue reading

    With this guest column I would like to introduce a new blogger from Havana, Laritza Diversent. Laritza is an attorney. She graduated from the University of Havana in 2007, and the same year also took up the profession of independent journalist. Her Blog, The Laws of Laritza, is now being translated into English, so I […] Continue reading

    El 'blog' que mueve la isla

    MAURICIO VICENT 29/11/2009

    Comenzó su bitácora como un "exorcismo". Ahora es más que un emblema de
    la crítica al Gobierno cubano. Yoani Sánchez ha transformado la manera
    de hacer disidencia. Y denuncia que fue golpeada por ello.

    Hace seis años, la filóloga cubana Yoani Sánchez era sólo una emigrada
    más… Continue reading

    Una balsera virtual
    por Yoani Sánchez
    Garras y alas

    Hay criaturas mestizas difíciles de clasificar en algún orden y una de
    esas es mi escritura, a medio camino entre la crónica, el exorcismo
    personal y el grito. El hipogrifo nacido de estos dos años escribiendo
    un blog tiene garras reales afincadas en la cotidianidad para extraer… Continue reading

    The End of the End of the RevolutionBy ROGER COHENPublished: December 5, 2008 ON MY FIRST DAY IN HAVANA I wandered down to the Malecón, the world's most haunting urban seafront promenade. A norte was blustering, sending breakers crashing over the stone dike built in 1901 under short-lived American rule. Bright explosions of spray unfurled […] Continue reading
    Cuban punk rocker escapes 'social dangerousness' conviction with £15 fine A Cuban punk rocker who was put on trial for his subversive lyrics hasexposed the fragility of the country's Communist dictatorship by walkingfree with only a £15 fine. By Angus McDowall and our correspondent in HavanaLast Updated: 10:14AM BST 31 Aug 2008 Gorki Aguila, the […] Continue reading
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