· August, 2007

Stories about Cuba from August, 2007

Cuba: Visit to Cuba

  22 August 2007

“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, but yet, I was sincerely heartbroken to say goodbye.” American Katie Mustard shares her impressions of Cuba.

Blogging for democracy around the world

  22 August 2007

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 and China to meet with bloggers.

Barbados, Cuba: Castro Rumours

  20 August 2007

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.”

Cuba: Birthday Homage?

  15 August 2007

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.”

Barbados: Caribbean Top Ten

  12 August 2007

Both Cheese-on-Bread and Barbados Free Press report on recently-released rankings of the Top 10 richest countries in the Caribbean.

Cuba: The Church's Role

  3 August 2007

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.”

Cuba: View from a Visitor

  2 August 2007

“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 her impressions of Cuba.