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· October, 2006

Stories about Cuba from October, 2006

Cuba: Havana in photos and video

Flickr user silvertopixel has a series of lovely art photos of street life in Havana. And Lisetcruz posts a YouTube video with views of Havana's famous Malecón and a matching...

Cuba, USA: 44th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis

Luis M. Garcia notes that today (October 16) is the 44th anniversary of the Cuban Missile crisis, and explains how the event which affected even his little hometown of Banes,...

Cuba: Internet penetration

Luis M. Garcia reviews an article on internet penetration in Cuba published in the Cuban Communist Party's publication Juventud Rebelde.

Cuba: Havana images

Angel D has a lovely Flickr photoset of images of Havana, Cuba.

Cuba, Czech Republic: Solidarity

Luis M. Garcia reads with interest a statement from intellectual and ormer Czech leader Vaclav Havel expressing solidarity with Cuban dissidents.

Cuba: The dengue problem

The video above appeared on YouTube on September 29, 2006, with no accompanying information but the tags “cuba” and “dengue“. Linked earlier this week by The Real Cuba, it appears...

Russia, Georgia: Unfriendly Relationship

A Tbilisi, Georgia, spice seller: “I was taking some photos in the Tbilisi's market and this lady, instead trying to sell me something, she asked me a portrait.” – by...

Cuba, USA: Swiss cheese embargo

“The embargo has more holes than a chunk of processed Swiss cheese,” concludes Luis M. Garcia, as he analyses some of the facts and figures behind the commercial embargo imposed...

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