Stories about Caribbean from June, 2014
If the US wants change, it should empower Cubans with smartphones, encourage freedom of expression and give them information tools, Schmidt said.
The second "Kiss Sit-In for Diversity and Equality" in Havana takes place this year during challenging moments for the LGBT community on the Island.
The new Labor Code in Cuba has sparked controversy because it excludes important protections in the workplace for certain marginalized communities, such as transsexual people.
While some deny that her sexual orientation is relevant, others insist that it plays a fundamental role in what she can bring to the table.
Jamaica's moral compass is on overdrive ever since the dismissal of Professor Brendan Bain. The controversy continues to fuel the debate over gay rights in an infamously homophobic country.
The networks are primarily used to play games, share TV shows, series, and movies.
Cubans are increasingly asking for cheaper and broader access to the Internet.
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Janine Mendes Franco is the Caribbean editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.