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Latest posts by Periodismo de Barrio

25 July 2019

The faces of the Cuban drought

Periodismo de Barrio launches a special report on the effects of drought on the people in Cuba.

7 September 2018

Nauta Hogar: A tool for Cuban entrepreneurs

The Nauta Hogar Internet program is a step forward, but it is still not the solution for Cuban businesses in the technology sector.

9 August 2018

For Cuba's transnational families, a little internet goes a long way

The Bridge

To understand the changing dynamics of the many Cuban families with members living abroad, spend some time in the country's public wifi parks.

19 June 2018

Can the United States connect Cubans to the internet? A historical review from the Cuban perspective

Advox

There is likely no way for the United States to provide internet access to Cuba without authorization by the Cuban government.

17 December 2017

Initiatives for Environmental Activism Take Off in Cuba

The Center for Education and Promotion for Sustainable Development is a commitment to participatory environmental management and political ecology in Cuba.

8 November 2017

A One-Two Punch of Natural Disasters in Cuba’s Camagüey

Hurricanes go, but in Camagüey the victims stay. Irma was the final blow after the tornado that battered them on 29 August 2017.

16 August 2017

Why Is the Biggest Sugar Mill in Western Cuba Economically and Environmentally Inefficient?

For years, the biggest sugar mill in Western Cuba has had the worst harvest.

9 June 2017

Settlement Outside Havana Isn’t the Refuge Many Hoped For

A settlement half inhabited and half under-construction is the “solution” offered in Marianao, an illegal neighborhood on the outskirts of Havana.

18 May 2017

Meet the Alliance Managing Mexico's Mayan Rainforest

“Alianza Selva Maya,” which includes five communal lands and 1,250 families, promotes rural development based on good forest-resource management.

9 May 2017

The Ghost Towns Left Behind by Cuba's Shuttered Sugar Mills

What happened in the Cuban sugar towns after the mills of its primary industry were dismantled?

22 April 2017

A Colombian Philosopher Explores the Alternatives to Overusing Mother Nature

"It might sound like a cliché: 'We must unite to face worldly problems', but that unity is necessary. Divided peoples don't win."

22 October 2016

Who Has the Right to Tell a Country’s Story?

Advox

"It is not possible to tell the truth about Cuba from only one viewpoint, or from unanimous viewpoints that are the equivalent of one."

15 September 2016

Havana Is a City That Lives and Breathes Beyond the Limelight

In recent years, Cuba has become fashionable, and Havana is a star in the world market.