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· December, 2013

Stories about Cuba from December, 2013

21 December 2013

Tour Builder, Another Google Service Not Allowed for Cubans

Google maintains that it bases its decision on the provisions of the United States' economic embargo on Cuba.

18 December 2013

Dozens Detained on Human Rights Day in Cuba

Advox

Bloggers, punk rockers, intellectuals, dissidents, and a pair of Argentine tourists were all detained in Cuba last week, just in time for international Human Rights Day.

Cuba: Madiba Was Great, But Not Perfect

Cubans’ Daily Concerns Trump Controversial Handshake

12 December 2013

Barack Obama and Raúl Castro's Handshake at Mandela's Memorial Goes Viral

Reactions to the handshake spread like fire on social media.

The Caribbean Ponders the Legacy of Nelson Mandela

Across the Caribbean archipelago, from Trinidad and Tobago to Cuba, regional bloggers reflect on Nelson Mandela's life and legacy.

6 December 2013

Caribbean: Farewell, Nelson Mandela

The announcement of Nelson Mandela's death has dealt a hard blow. Regional bloggers share their thoughts about the passing of one of the world's most enduring icons of peaceful resistance.

3 December 2013

‘Proyecto Arcoiris’ Advocates for Coloring Cuba with the Rainbow of the LGBT Community

The Project began when activist Yasmin Silvia Portales shared her dissatisfaction with the absence, at the time, of spaces for meeting the social demands of sexually diverse persons and for...

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