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· August, 2009

Stories about Cuba from August, 2009

Caribbean: Athletics Kudos

On the heels of Usain Bolt's record-breaking time at the World Championships, Caribbean bloggers pay tribute to the outstanding performance of the female Jamaican track and field athletes, while Havana...

Cuba: Pills as Panacea?

“If I take my clue from what people are looking for to relieve their suffering, I would have to conclude that depression is on the rise”: Cuba's Generation Y explains.

Trinidad & Tobago, Cuba, U.S.V.I.: Eye on the Weather

This Beach Called Life and Coffeewallah blog about Trinidad and Tobago's rainy season, while Havana Times is keeping an eye on Hurricane Bill and News of St. John says that...

Cuba: Blogging Event in Spain

Even though probably no bloggers from Cuba will be attending the event, David Chapet of BloggersCuba [es] still thinks it is important to follow the event Blogueando a Cuba [es],which...

Cuba: The Maleconazo

August 5th marked the 15 year anniversary of the largest uprising of discontent the revolutionary government of Castro faced since the early years of the triumph of the revolution: The...

Cuba: Concert for Peace?

The Cuban Institute of Music has announced that popular Colombian singer Juanes is scheduled to perform at a "concert for peace" in Havana come September 20th. Cuban bloggers are divided...

Cuba, U.S.A.: Prisoner in Poor Health

“Nobody, except the few of us motivated by our blood as Cubans and/or our consciences as free men and women, gives a damn”: Diaspora blogger Uncommon Sense shines a spotlight...

Cuba: The “Maleconazo”

Cuba's Generation Y takes a walk in the area “where, fifteen years ago, the social outbreak known as the ‘Maleconazo’ happened”, observing that “people’s faces seem less convinced, than they...

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