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)
Category: Blogs out of Cuba
It’s hard to bite the hand that feeds you
In my last post, I argued that Cuba’s lack of a real civil society creates a poor groundwork from which… Read more It’s hard to bite the hand that feeds you
Cuba is not Egypt (and Miami is not Cuba)
In the last few weeks, reports of Egypt’s revolution, ranging from NYT articles to the ecstatic messages of MENA region… Read more Cuba is not Egypt (and Miami is not Cuba)
Of cables, computer fairs, and cyber thugs
As I noted briefly last week, Generación Y has been unblocked in Cuba. Voces Cubanas and DesdeCuba, both platform sites… Read more Of cables, computer fairs, and cyber thugs
Gen Y is back
Yoani Sanchez tweeted yesterday that Generación Y, her internationally infamous blog on life in Cuba, is now accessible on the… Read more Gen Y is back
Is Google really the latest threat to freedom of expression in Cuba?
After Google took down Cubadebate’s YouTube channel on Wednesday, the web was alive with protest. By Friday afternoon, nearly 2,000… Read more Is Google really the latest threat to freedom of expression in Cuba?
A quick thought on redaction
In reviewing cables sent from USINT in Havana to Washington, I was surprised to see that that WikiLeaks redacted Yoani… Read more A quick thought on redaction