Stories about Cuba from August, 2007
Individuality1977 weighs in on literacy and health care in Cuba and Venezuela.
Mighty Afroditee is impressed by the quality of films being shown at the Caribbean Film Festival.
Bloggings by Boz takes a closer look at U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama's statements regarding policy towards Cuba.
“In the end, despite all of Cuba's festering sores, I embraced the country like no other before. It was an odd feeling…I knew I could never live in the country,...
Antony Loewenstein is a Sydney-based freelance journalist, author and blogger. He is currently writing a book on "Democracy and Blogging" and recently traveled to Cuba, Egypt, Iran, Syria, Saudi Arabia...
According to Barbados Free Press, the blogosphere is “going wild on ‘Castro Dead’ rumour”, while Blog For Cuba says, “If you want us to believe he's alive, prove it.”
Neither Babalu Blog nor Child of the Revolution is impressed by the latest Cuban campaign.
Child of the Revolution blogs about the Cuban media “trying to outdo each other once again in dreaming up ever-more outlandish titles to bestow on Castro on his birthday.”
Both Cheese-on-Bread and Barbados Free Press report on recently-released rankings of the Top 10 richest countries in the Caribbean.
Both Babalu Blog and Child of the Revolution focus on the latest developments with the Cuban boxers who tried to defect at the recently-concluded Pan Am Games.
Uncommon Sense finds it “disheartening that the church in Cuba has not used its moral authority to advocate more forcefully for the cause of freedom.”
“Before I visited, I held the usual Western leftie yes-it's-not-perfect-but-the-blame-lies-with-the USA point of view. After spending a month there, however, my opinions have radically changed.” Kate, a UK-based blogger, shares...