Around this time last year, I had a meeting with a graphic designer who had come to my former office… Read more Take a closer look, freedom-lovers
Last week, Miami Marlins’ manager Ozzie Guillén told Time magazine that he “loves” Fidel Castro, and saluted the elderly leader… Read more Love and loathing in Latin America’s second capital (it’s Miami)
Two weeks ago, AP’s Desmond Butler obtained copies of several reports filed by USAID subcontractor Alan Gross on his ultimately… Read more The cyberwar continues
In addition to triggering the greatest civic hell-raising in Internet history and inspiring numerous nonsensical quips about Latin cuisine and… Read more In Cuba, art is a public good (but the Internet will have to wait)
As I study Internet use and human rights in different parts of the world, I am routinely struck by how… Read more Free isn’t easy
Over the last several weeks, I’ve been involved in discussions on and offline about the growing role of blogs and… Read more In Mexico, government is only part of the problem
I took an extended vacation from blogging this summer,* and this felt okay until last week, when someone tweeted that… Read more After Fidel?