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    No blogger, no Obama

    No blogger, no Obama / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Posted on March 29, 2015 No blogger, no cry. Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo 1 In the beginning was the Blog. 2 But blogs were formless and empty. 3 Repression was all over the blogosphere. 4 And the citizens saw the blogs were good. 5 So that […] Continue reading

    The Truth About ‘Tourist Apartheid’ in Cuba

    The Truth About ‘Tourist Apartheid’ in Cuba Kim-Marie Evans February 16, 2015 Contrary to recent headlines, Cuba is not flinging open its doors for tourist travel. Although there have been recent changes in U.S. regulations, it is still technically illegal for an American to be a tourist in Cuba. In fact, during a recent art-buying […] Continue reading

    An eyewitness account of Cuba’s shocking wretchedness

    Michael J. Totten: An eyewitness account of Cuba’s shocking wretchedness Michael J. Totten, National Post | June 6, 2014 12:01 AM ET Neill Blomkamp’s 2013 science-fiction film Elysium, starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, takes place in Los Angeles, circa 2154. The wealthy have moved into an orbiting luxury satellite — the Elysium of the […] Continue reading

    The Last Communist City, A visit to the dystopian Havana that tourists never see

    Cuba Brief: The Last Communist City, A visit to the dystopian Havana that tourists never see [02-06-2014 14:08:24] Cuba Transition Project (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Neill Blomkamp’s 2013 science-fiction film Elysium, starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, takes place in Los Angeles, circa 2154. The wealthy have moved into an orbiting luxury satellite—the Elysium of the title—while the […] Continue reading

    OLPL Speaks at Johns Hopkins

    OLPL Speaks at Johns Hopkins / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Posted on May 17, 2014 Speech by OLPL in Kenney Auditorium, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Washington DC, 16 May 2014. Dear friends: As a Cuban from the Island —and all Cubans are, no matter how far and how much time has […] Continue reading

    Orlando Luis Pardo: “I was afraid when I had no voice, when I started talking, I lost the fear.”

    Orlando Luis Pardo : “I was afraid when I had no voice, when I started talking, I lost the fear.” Posted on September 9, 2013 Interview by Emilio Sanchez Cartas – from Los Andes Internacionales The restless, multifaceted Pardo Lazo graduated in biochemistry from the University of Havana, but left the field after 10 years. […] Continue reading

    Should We Criticize Mandela?

    Should We Criticize Mandela? May 15, 2013 Alfredo Fernández HAVANA TIMES — A well-known episode in contemporary history is the fact that, when the government of South Africa established the apartheid regime, former South African president Nelson Mandela, then a civil rights activist, personally asked the United States to impose an economic blockade on the […] Continue reading

    Cuba calls for ‘cyberdefence’

    Cuba calls for 'cyberdefence'December 2 2011 at 04:00pmBy ISAAC RISCOREUTERS Havana – Just days after Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez was named one of the world's 100 "most influential global thinkers" by US magazine Foreign Policy, the Cuban government is preparing for "active cyberdefence." Despite poor internet access for the average Cuban, which the authorities […] Continue reading

    Foreign Residents in Havana Live in a Different, Privileged, World

    Yoani Sanchez – Award-Winning Cuban

    Foreign Residents in Havana Live in a Different, Privileged, World
    Posted: 04/24/11 08:49 PM ET

    The capitol, rum, salsa music played on street corners, cars that look
    like collector’s pieces although under the hood they are falling to
    pieces. This and more in the episode of the TV Serial, Spaniards… Continue reading

    On Castro, Martí and Mandela

    Posted on Sunday, 04.11.10CUBA'S FUTUREOn Castro, Martí and MandelaBY CARLOS ALBERTO MONTANERwww.firmaspress.com Spain-based columnist Carlos Alberto Montaner, a critic of the Castro government, has exchanged a series of open letters with Silvio Rodriguez, a successful singer and supporter of the revolution. Montaner's latest touches on the ideals of Cuban icon Jose Martí, and the kinship, [...] Continue reading

    Guerrilla Blogging

    INSIDE CUBA: Guerrilla Blogging
    A virtual democracy against all odds.
    By Orlando Pardo Lazo

    Blog." Many people in Cuba don't understand all the fuss regarding this
    mono-syllabic word that seems to have no relationship to the daily
    routine of survival.

    On the Island, the blogosphere is an incipient media and, outside of
    Havana, all but invisible.… Continue reading

    Una balsera virtual

    Una balsera virtual
    por Yoani Sánchez
    Garras y alas

    Hay criaturas mestizas difíciles de clasificar en algún orden y una de
    esas es mi escritura, a medio camino entre la crónica, el exorcismo
    personal y el grito. El hipogrifo nacido de estos dos años escribiendo
    un blog tiene garras reales afincadas en la cotidianidad para extraer… Continue reading

    Workplace theft saps Cuba's state-run economy

    Workplace theft saps Cuba's state-run economy
    Reuters
    By Tom Brown Tom Brown – Thu Jun 25, 12:31 pm ET

    HAVANA (Reuters) – In a cramped apartment just behind the renowned
    Partagas cigar factory in central Havana, the factory worker displayed
    his wares.

    Shiny wooden boxes of Cohiba, Montecristo and Partagas cigars —
    considered among the finest… Continue reading

    Cuba and Internet: Critical bloggers spark new government restrictions to Internet access

    Cuba and Internet: Critical bloggers spark new government restrictions
    to Internet access
    Internet access is curbed as critics' blogs gain following

    By Ray Sanchez | Tribune Newspapers
    May 10, 2009

    HAVANA — Cuba is further limiting access to the World Wide Web for its
    citizens, in what many believe is an effort to rein in a… Continue reading

    Fifty years of Castro

    Cuba
    Fifty years of Castro [Castro's Communist Revolution]
    10:56AM Friday Jan 02, 2009
    By Leonard Doyle

    It's been 50 years since Fidel Castro declared victory over Cuba's
    ousted Batista dictatorship. Photo / Supplied

    With a nose ring and a mop of black curls, Gorki is an unhappy child of
    Fidel Castro's Communist Revolution. The punk rocker,… Continue reading

    The End of the End of the Revolution

    The End of the End of the Revolution
    By ROGER COHEN
    Published: December 5, 2008

    ON MY FIRST DAY IN HAVANA I wandered down to the Malecón, the world's
    most haunting urban seafront promenade. A norte was blustering, sending
    breakers crashing over the stone dike built in 1901 under short-lived
    American rule. Bright explosions of spray… Continue reading