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· December, 2007

Stories about Cuba from December, 2007

Cuba: Havana in Pictures

photo.imagina posts a beautiful Flickr photo set of shots from Havana, Cuba.

Cuba: The Divorce Rate

Regalado [es] writes about the divorce rate in Cuba, in which it is reported that 6 out of every 10 marriages end in divorce

Cuba, Pakistan: Bhutto Reportedly Killed in Bombing

Babalu Blog reports that the Pakistan Opposition Leader, Benazir Bhutto, has been killed in a bombing attack.

Cuba: Freedom and Environment

Babalu Blog disagrees with a New York Times article that suggests the ending of the US embargo could mean the end of environmental preservation in Cuba.

Cuba: Show Me Your Friends…

Child of the Revolution describes the United Nations resolution expressing concern at reports of human rights violations in North Korea “surprising” – and notes that “the usual suspects” (including Cuba)...

Cuba: No Cricket

Child of the Revolution finds something “not quite right” about the Cuban cricket team not making its international debut at the Stanford 20/20 tournament “because of the US commercial and...

Cuba: Castro Retiring?

Cuban bloggers are abuzz about speculations that Fidel Castro may be about to retire. The Cuban Triangle says: “To my knowledge, this is the first time Fidel has addressed his...

Caribbean: A More Violent World?

Are we living in a more violent world? Some say we are; others believe that violence is simply more widely reported. Earlier this year, the World Bank suggested that the...

Cuba: Human Rights Day Demonstration

Child of the Revolution, The Cuban Triangle and Uncommon Sense all blog about a demonstration that took place in Havana on Human Rights Day.

Cuba: Ladies in White for Human Rights

Uncommon Sense links to what he calls “a vastly under-reported story”: a march by the Ladies in White to demand the release of Cuba's “prisoners of conscience”.

Cuba: Apology

Uncommon Sense posts an update on the Cuban church attack: “Archbishop Dionisio García Ibáñez of Santiago de Cuba says…that he had met with Caridad Diego, head of the communist party's...

Cuba: Church Attack

Child of the Revolution, Uncommon Sense, La Primera Generacion and The Cuban Triangle all blog about an incident in which “plainclothes police kicked their way into a Roman Catholic church...

Cuba, Venezuela: The Right Reaction?

Child of the Revolution presents two opposing scenarios about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's reaction to the defeat of his constitutional referendum.

Cuba: Venezuela Votes “No”

Child of the Revolution awaits “with great interest for the Castro regime's response” to the “No” vote against Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's proposed constitutional reform.

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