Carlos Gradaille

I am a Cuban student based in Havana. I write about current Cuban issues and events, and also about how the small Cuban blogosphere reflects the reality of this island.

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Bloggers on the new US Congress and the US policy on Cuba

  25 December 2006

Not much has been said in the blogosphere about how the results of the recent mid-term elections in the United States, which put the Democrats in control of Congress back in November, can affect the future of current US policy regarding Cuba. The truth is that several Democratic representatives (and...

Bloggers on the UN resolution condemning the US embargo against Cuba

  11 November 2006

On November 8, the United Nations General Assembly voted on a resolution aimed at condemning the US embargo against Cuba. Since then, bloggers have been actively sharing their opinions on the matter. In 1960 the US government imposed an economic embargo against Cuba, hoping that this would help bring about...

Cuba and the Internet

  8 November 2006

There has been a lot of talk lately in the Cuban blogosphere about Cuba's attitude towards the Internet. The reactions appear to be as diverse as the myriad persons concerned with this rather heated issue. Some of this discussion was provoked by a recent report by Reporters without Borders about...