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Fiber Optic Cable to Cuba

This Backward Country's Internet Just Got A Big Boost

AP | By PETER ORSI | Posted 03.24.2013 | Technology

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba apparently has finally switched on the first undersea fiber-optic cable linking it to the outside world nearly two years after it...

Minister Trips Up and Admits Fiber Optic Cable Is Working, But Cubans Can't Access It

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 07.29.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Between La Guaira, Venezuela, and Santiago de Cuba runs an umbilical cord that should turn us into a 21st Century country, remove our technological and communications handicaps.

Routing Out Corruption in Cuba Will Require Transparency, Now Missing in Action

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 04.29.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

If the impression that there are "untouchables" continues to rule, thieves no one can judge because of their political history or their ideological fealty, then we cannot move forward.

Card-Carrying Communist Green Collar Criminals: Planning for Their Futures as Capitalists

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 11.22.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

He was working for a new kind of corporation, one of those occupying a luxurious mansion in the Miramar neighborhood and importing goods from abroad.

Fiber Optics to Control Us

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

For more than two years the fiber optic cable between Cuba and Venezuela has been the carrot dangled before the eyes of the inhabitants of this disconnected Island.