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· March, 2011

Stories about Cuba from March, 2011

Cuba: Meeting Carter

The Cuban Triangle summarizes former President Jimmy Carter's visit to Cuba, while Generation Y blogs about their meeting and the symbolic gift she gave him “in the name of several...

Cuba: More on Carter

Cuban bloggers continue to comment on former U.S. President Jimmy Carter's visit.

Cuba: Carter's Visit

Cuban bloggers weigh in on former U.S. President Jimmy Carter's visit to the island.

Cuba: Is the Internet an Equalizer?

Havana Times examines the Internet in the context of socialism.

Cuba: Implications of the Alan Gross trial

In half-wired, blogger Ellery Biddle analyzes the Alan Gross case and the potential of ICT's in Cuba: “First, who decides what constitutes a crime? While Cuban courts say that Gross...

Cuba: Ex-Prisoner's Travel Restricted

Pedazos de La Isla reports that one prisoner of conscience who was freed on condition of exile to Spain expected “his new life in Spain…to be full of freedoms and...

Cuba: Whither the Internet?

“A ghost runs around Cuba: the Internet ghost”: Rosa María Rodríguez Torrado explains.

Cuba: Courage of Journalists

“There are currently no Cuban independent journalists in the Castro gulag…” but that doesn't fool Uncommon Sense into thinking that there is a free press.

Cuba: The “Nays” Have It?

Iván's File Cabinet says that he will “believe in the Socialist democracy, as advocated by the regime in Havana, when you see a negative vote.”

Cuba: Curating Clandestinity

“In my neighbor city of Holguin, they are about to inaugurate the Museum of Clandestinity”: Crossing the Barbed Wire explains why, to him, it is a “museum of violence.”

Cuba: Last of the “Black Spring” Prisoners

Uncommon Sense has just learned that the two remaining prisoners of conscience from the “Black Spring” crackdown are scheduled to be released “and presumably allowed to remain in Cuba.”

Cuba: About Gadaffi

“I am ashamed that my country is anxious to defend Gadaffi”: Iván's File Cabinet says that “there is no justification for being friends with such characters” and points fingers at...

Cuba: Confessions of a digital fan

“I am not a digital native, but I consider myself part of the Generation 2.0. I am a facebook girl and intense blogger,” says Cuban journalist Katia Monteagudo [es] about...

Cuba: No Affiliation

“I say am an independent citizen, a free electron, and that my political platform is limited to demanding the decriminalization of differences of opinion”: Still, Generation Y is acutely aware...

Cuba: Refusing Exile

Uncommon Sense says that for newly-released political prisoners like Linares and Biscet who refused to accept forced exile as a condition of their freedom, “the dictatorship is reserving the right...

Cuba: The Malecón

“Territory of lovers. Rest-stop of Bohemians, drunks and nighthawks”: Iván's File Cabinet blogs about the Malecón.

Cuba: Linares to be Released

Havana Times reports on the imminent release of political prisoner Ricardo Librado Linares “with which only two of the 75 Cuban dissidents sentenced in 2003 will remain in prison”; Uncommon...

Cuba: Being Gay

Havana Times interviews a young gay man on the realities of homosexuality in Cuba.

Cuba: Citizen-Generated Info

Generation Y is watching TV “when suddenly there’s the familiar face of Dagoberto Valdés accompanied by a description of a ‘counterrevolutionary element'”, noting that citizen media has afforded him “the...

Cuba: A Call to Action

Diaspora bloggers note that newly-released political prisoner, Dr. Oscar Elias Biscet, is calling on Cubans to act.

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