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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
    Against Raúl Castro’s visit to France J. MACHOVER / L. MULLER / J. ZÚÑIGA | París | 21 Ene 2016 – 9:11 am. Cuban dictator Raúl Castro, invited by François Hollande, is scheduled to arrive in Paris on February 1, 2016. The President of the Council of State and of Ministers and the First Secretary […] Continue reading
    The Sovereignty of the Internaut YOANI SANCHEZ, Havana | Junio 08, 2015 I searched the screen fruitlessly for those faces I know so well. In every report on TV about the International Conference on New Scenarios of Political Communication in the Digital Realm, I scanned the guests to identify geeks, computer scientists, bloggers, tweeters and […] Continue reading
    A liberal view of tyranny at distance By Michael Moynihan 11:30 AM Tuesday Oct 2, 2012 In 1933, as Joseph Stalin was busy purging his enemies and building a murderous cult of personality, the New York-based left-wing magazine The Nation advised readers interested in travelling to Moscow that Intourist, the Soviet Union's official travel agency, […] Continue reading
    Cuba, DR on very different paths By Roland Alum May 20, 2012 On May 20, 1902 the Cuban Republic was born, following the Spanish-American War, or Spanish(Cuban)American War, that ended Spain's colonial rule. Coincidentally, this May 20, the Dominican Republic is holding its 14th presidential election since the downfall of Rafael Trujillo in 1961. It […] 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
    Letter: Blame Cuban starvation on CastroPosted: January 21, 2010 – 12:11amBy Pete Montes de Oca Editor: I am writing in response to the letter published recently, "Cubans suffer many forms of starvation," written by Kristy Weeks, a member of an organization that travels often to Cuba for humanitarian and educational purposes. I haven't been to […] Continue reading
    Posted on Monday, 11.16.09Court won't get involved in book banning caseBy LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ and JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press Writers MIAMI — The Supreme Court is staying out of a dispute in Miami between school officials and civil libertarians over a book about Cuba that depicts smiling children in communist uniforms but avoids mention of problems […] Continue reading
    Visiting Raúl Castro's CubaSamuel Farber ON JULY 31, 2006, THE CUBAN government announced that due to a serious illness, the nature of which was declared a state secret, Fidel Castro was stepping aside as the head of state. His younger brother Raúl, officially designated as his successor since the early days of the 1959 Revolution, […] Continue reading
    Book is bad, but ban it? The Miami-Dade School Board wants a book out of its libraries because it paints a rosy picture of life in Cuba. Not so fast, others say. By DAVID ADAMS, Times Latin America CorrespondentPublished July 4, 2006 MIAMI — When it comes to teaching schoolkids about Cuba, what do you […] Continue reading
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