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· June, 2006

Stories about Cuba from June, 2006

Jamaica, Cuba: Med school employment woes

Jamaicans studying medicine in Cuba fear they won't find employment when they return home, reports Medicina Cubana.

Cuba: Foreign students deprived of internet access

Medicina Cubana reproduces a news agency article stating that foreign medical students at the Morón School of Medical Science have had no internet access for the past several weeks. The...

Cuba: Donor agency head imprisoned

Medicina Cubana links to a news story about the sudden imprisonment in Cuba of a US citizen who runs an organisation which, for several years, has been sending donated medical...

Cuba: Remembering the dissidents

Dr. Eloy Gonzalez, a bilingual Cuban doctor resident in Fort Worth Texas, cites a Father's Day greeting from the young daughter of an imprisoned Cuban dissident in order to remind...

Haiti: Telecom Wars

Digicel billboard, Martinique. By blogger Greg at InternetRapide.com. Jamaica-based Caribbean telecom giant Digicel has a presence in over a dozen countries in the region. Digicel officially launched operations on the...

Jamaica, USA: Imagine Miami

Florida-based Jamaican writer Geoffrey Philp discusses some of the ideas he plans to incorporate into his presentation for the “Imagine Miami” lecture series, which addresses issues of identity. Among the...

Cuba: Super Doctors

Medicina Cubana questions the figures (ES) being quoted by the Cuban ambassador to Bolivia regarding the number of patients seen by the team of 590 Cuban doctors who arrived in...

Caribbean: Hurricane unpreparedness?

As hurricane season begins, Taran Rampersad worries that “the Caribbean in general can't handle a Category 3 hurricane. All everyone is discussing at this point is how fast one can...

Haiti Rejoins CARICOM

Collectif Haiti de Provence points to an AFP article that announces (Fr)Haiti's official rejoining of Caricom. Haiti temporarily ceased being a member of the 15-country Caribbean body in 2004, after...

Global Voices, Caribbean Accents: report on Caribbean blogging roundtable

THE CARIBBEAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION (CSA), one of the major assemblies of scholars of the history, culture, and society of the Caribbean region, held its annual conference in Port of Spain,...

Journalism 3.0 in Cuba: A Utopian Wish?

First we must understand the significance of Periodismo 3.0 or “Journalism 3.0.” To the best of my knowledge, the popular term was first coined by Spanish blogger Juan Varela (ES)...

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