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Topic “Cuba”

Daily News Digest: Cuban journalists exposing injustice merit more attention

Cuban journalists exposing injustice merit more attention: “The overzealous western media attention to a few prominent dissidents like (Yoani) Sánchez tends to obscure the highly critical culture that has developed within Cuba over the last ten to 15 years.” Read more »

Daily News Digest: First foreign journalist in almost a decade gets rare glimpse inside Cuban prison

Photo: Shayan Sanyal via Wikimedia Commons. Read more »

Cuban journalist freed after six months in prison

Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias. Photo: Hablemos Press.

IPI demands release of Cuban reporter jailed for six months without charges

Source: IPI

The International Press Institute, IPI, demanded the immediate release of Cuban journalist Calixto Martínez who was arrested for insulting authorities, according to a press released from the organization.  Read more »

Dissident blogger Yoani Sánchez vows to start independent news outlet in Cuba

Yoani Sánchez presenting at IAPA's 2013 Mid-Year Meeting in Puebla, Mexico. Source: Síntesis

Cuban journalist begins second hunger strike

By Roberto de Jesús Guerra Pérez*


Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias. Photo: Hablemos Press. Read more »

Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez greeted with protests in Brazil

After winning a five-year battle for the right to travel outside Cuba, blogger Yoani Sánchez was met by protestors when she deplaned after arriving at her first international destination, Brazil. Read more »

Cuban journalist jailed after photographing inspectors, declares hunger strike

Cuban news agency Hablemos Press reported the arrest of independent journalist Héctor Julio Cedeño on Feb. 5, for allegedly attacking a police officer in Havana, the capital. Read more »

Fiber optic cable in Cuba shows signs of activity but no improvement in Internet access, says Yoani Sánchez

Despite the first signs of activity from a massive fiber optic cable connecting Cuba and Venezuela three weeks ago, there appears to be little improvement in Internet access on the island, according to a report from Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez on the Committee to Protect Journalists' website.  Read more »

After five-year struggle, Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez obtains passport

Yoani Sánchez shared a picture of her new passport on Twitter.


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