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Daily Archives: July 5, 2011

Sell and Leave / Yoani SánchezTranslator: Unstated, Yoani Sánchez

News has several lives on this Island. First they hint at something but don't publish it, then they announce it tersely in some national media, and later its echo repeatedly feeds… Continue reading

The unknown promise of Internet freedomPETER SINGER

MELBOURNE – Google has withdrawn from China, arguing that it is no longer willing to design its search engine to block information that the Chinese government does not wish its citizens to have.… Continue reading

Cuba's hot publishing house? A house of God.

Debates about Cuba's earthly problems are taking place in an unlikely forum.Nick MirofJuly 5, 2011 06:23

HAVANA, Cuba — When leading Cuban writers and intellectuals want to circulate their views in a… Continue reading

Notes from Captivity XVI / Pablo PachecoPablo Pacheco, Translator: Unstated

The complaints cost me points with the commander.

by Pablo Pacheco Avila

It has been 92 days since my last meeting with my wife and son. I was impatiently looking… Continue reading

George McGovern leaving Cuba without seeing CastroBy PETER ORSI, Associated Press11:31 a.m., July 4, 2011

HAVANA — Former Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern was heading back to the United States on Monday without having seen Fidel Castro, whom he calls… Continue reading

Cuba's secret economyMonday, July 4, 2011Franklin Reyes / AP

This gold tooth maker in Cuba charges up to $40 per tooth, using gold melted down from jewelry and trinkets he buys from secret suppliers.?? He makes his living in Cuba's… Continue reading

Zapata lives
Zapata lives
No place to live
No place to live