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Cuba Internet

'Hackathon For Cuba' Begins In Miami

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 01.31.2014 | Latino Voices

MIAMI (AP) — Technology experts are gathering to brainstorm ways to improve access to the Internet and information in Cuba, considered the one of th...

Cubans Love Apple

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 12.20.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Although Apple has no stores in Cuba -- nor does any other U.S. company -- it is among the most desired brands in the widespread illegal trade.

Terabytes... Slipping the Bonds of Censorship in Cuba

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 10.21.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

With a lack of information channels not under the strict supervision of the State other paths also arise to exchange, buy and sell foreign television programs, music and films. In a dizzying variety and quantity.

Cuba's High-Speed Internet Mystery

AP | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 05.21.2012 | World

HAVANA -- It was all sunshine, smiles and celebratory speeches as officials marked the arrival of an undersea fiber-optic cable they promised would en...

Internet for Cubans: A Permanently Impossible Dream?

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 04.14.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Each day they postpone our entry into the virtual village, the country's academic and professional capital plummets a little more.

Cuba's Forum on Alternative Media and Social Networks Ignores Alternative Voices

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 02.01.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

In Cuba, a country where the alternative blogosphere and twittersphere are both expanding, they held a meeting on Web 2.0 without inviting a single non-institutional voice.

MILESTONE: Fiber-Optic Communications Cable Arrives In Cuba

AP | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

HAVANA — A long-awaited undersea fiber-optic cable linking Cuba with the outside world arrived on the island on Wednesday, promising a bandwidth...

Internal and External Walls Block Cubans From Internet Sites

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Those who govern us have satellite antennas in their homes, broadband, open Internet, iPhones full of applications, while we -- the citizens -- trip over screens that say "this service is not available in your country."

In Cuba, Isolated Islanders Wait For The Internet

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

A vague completion date, and the question of whether it will bring information for all, surrounds the submarine cable linking Cuba and Venezuela.