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Forget About Sending Love Notes by Cell Phone in Cuba

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 04.17.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Already, in the early hours of February 14, we noticed that something was happening with our mobile phones. Any attempt to send and receive a message or make a call, ended in failure.

Cell Phones Have Changed Our Lives

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 04.08.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

If, in March of 2008, Raul Castro had imagined the role cell phones would play in Cuba's incipient civil society, he probably never would have authorized their use.

Cubans Spread the News Themselves as Parishioners Stage Church Sit-In

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 11.14.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Filled with rumors, the cellphone network is, in Cuba today, a speedy way of spreading news of events that the official press silences.

Cuba's Joint Venture Phone Company, In Bed With the Censors

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Cubacel comports itself as if it is an accomplice to the ideologically motivated censorship; supporting a reprimand from the political police, it puts an error message on our screens.