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· December, 2009

Stories about Cuba from December, 2009

Caribbean: 2009 Regional Roundup

As Global Voices celebrates its fifth anniversary, the occasion has given us all an opportunity to reflect on why we do what we do and how our work makes a...

Cuba: History & Hope

“Hopefully, 2010 will bring, finally, an end to this sad, torturous chapter of Cuban history”: Uncommon Sense remembers Cuba's past and expresses his hopes for its future.

Cuba: Show of Support

Cuban diaspora blogger Uncommon Sense reports on “the arrests over the past several days of numerous activists attempting…to show their support for political prisoner Orlando Zapata Tamayo, who has been...

Cuba: Proceeding With Caution?

Generation Y comments on Raul Castro’s speech in the Cuban National Assembly.

Cuba: Growing Blogosphere

Generation Y is encouraged by the fact that “the alternative Cuban blogosphere continues to propagate itself.”

Cuba, U.S.A.: American Arrested in Havana

The Cuban Triangle comments on press reports that “an American citizen working on a USAID contract was arrested in Cuba” for allegedly “distributing ‘cell phones, laptops, and other communications equipment’.”

Cuba: Say What?

Repeating Islands reports on the Pope's statements that “there are growing signs of religious freedom in Cuba”, while El Cafe Cubano says: “As a practicing Catholic I am troubled and...

Cuba: Human Rights Day

Diaspora blogger Uncommon Sense says that today, which commemorates the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, “is a day to remember and honor this document, and more importantly,...

Cuba, U.S.A.: Reduced Sentences for Cuban 5

Circles Robinson posts an update on The Cuban Five for Havana Times.

Cuba: Film Festival

Generation Y escapes the everyday through the world of Cuban film.

Cuba: One Year of Blogging from the Inside

The community of Bloggers Cuba celebrate their first year of blogging about Cuba "from the inside".

Cuba: Ration Book Rationale

“In a recent speech President Raul Castro announced the elimination of free services, with the exception of those established by the Constitution, and unnecessary subsidies”: Repeating Islands links to a...

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