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· June, 2010

Stories about Cuba from June, 2010

Cuba: On Journalism

Iván's File Cabinet says that “being a journalist in Cuba is like performing black magic. Investigating a story or getting reliable data is like trying to catch hold of a...

Cuba: Spotlight on Fariñas

“In the wake of the death of political prisoner Orlando Zapata Tamayo, Cuban independent journalist Guillermo Fariñas started a hunger strike to demand the release of some two dozen seriously...

Cuba: For the Bloggers

Generation Y posts interviews with Dr. Darsi Ferrer and Juan Juan Almeida.

Cuba: Ferrer Released

Several Cuban bloggers report that prisoner of conscience, Dr. Desi Ferrer, has been released, but must serve the remaining four months of his prison term under house arrest.

Cuba: Letter for Ferrer

“Just know I will be watching. And as I have done for almost 5 years on my blog, I will be holding you and your government to account what it...

Cuba: Cameras & Memory

Generation Y says that the “dozens, hundreds of cameras scattered throughout the city” are creating content that “will be stored in the visual memory of this country.”

Cuba: Breathing the World Cup

“In Cuba, with a lack of good sporting events, we eagerly await the Cup”: Iván's File Cabinet blogs about his World Cup picks.

Cuba, U.S.V.I.: Oil Spill Effects

As Cuba readies itself to face the effects of the BP oil spill, News of St. John wonders whether the Virgin Islands will be next and Pancier's Photo Blog declares:...

Cuba: Ferrer's Trial Date

Uncommon Sense highlights the case of Cuban prisoner of conscience Darsi Ferrer, who is set to stand trial later this month.

Cuba: Letters to the Editor

Generation Y says that the Granma newspaper's “Letters to the Editor” section “has created the false impression that criticism is admissible and one can speak with ‘no holds barred’.”

Cuba: Being Black

Ivan's File Cabinet explores what it's like to be black in Cuba.

Cuba: Slow Going

While the Cuban government and the Catholic Church engage in talks, Without Evasion says any developments “are absolutely insufficient and extremely slow with respect to the ultimate objective of the...

Cuba: Condemning the Flotilla Attack

Havana Times notes that Cuba's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed “its strongest condemnation” of the Israeli attack against a Gaza-bound flotilla.

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