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The use of internet shutdowns by authoritarian regimes in Latin America has led to organisations and experts increasingly noting various nuances and contexts in methods to interfere with internet access.
The distant memory of the phrase, "I'm going to buy from the Russians" is a dusty memory of the period when they lived in this area.
The threat of persecution, violence, and judgement is why many queer people turn to anonymous online spaces to build community and relationships, seek support, and share their experiences.
Cultural mediators between the Balkans and the Hispanic worlds are scarce. Elvi Sidheri is one of them. As an Albanian author and translator, he has traveled across countries and literary fields.
For the first time in Cuba, Twitter has also marked some accounts as "government-affiliated"
Protests happen with "cacerolazos" and Cuban mothers playing a leading role.
"Just when it needs it most, the continent's integration collapses"
Answers to questions to understand the changes made in the last month in U.S. policy toward Cuba.
In a country with limited press freedom and restricted access to independent media, these five journalists have impacted Cuban media with their distinct and independent perspectives.
'The environment within which journalists in the Caribbean operate is becoming increasingly perilous.'
"Young people are a sector considered a high priority for the Cuban state in its ideological battle"
As in previous circumstances, emigration has once again become an escape route from the nation's economic and political crisis.
"Listening to the song for the first time was a discovery for me at a time when food was scarce in my house."
"The contradictions in the Cuban healthcare system have worsened with the pandemic. COVID-19 also enabled the government to relaunch its missions around the world."
The photos were influenced by the story of "a BEFORE and an AFTER."
"Cuba understood that it had the right to have rights."
From Cuba to Colombia to Guatemala—countries with very different political contexts—people have taken to streets in recent times to demand change. What do these countries have in common?
"I dare to say that Cuba is facing the worst crisis in its history, becoming a humanitarian crisis similar to the one that Venezuela has gone through in recent years."
“I realized what was happening and immediately thought that in a few minutes the internet service in Cuba, or at least in San Antonio de los Baños, would be interrupted.”
"My awakening to the realization of the injustice caused by totalitarianism was a long and painful process."
Who is artist Luis Manuel Otero, symbol of the resistance and thorn in the side of the Cuban regime?
Events surrounding the life of Luis Manuel Otero unleashed an unprecedented international media campaign in his support, and have even influenced the course of relations between the U.S. and Cuba.