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Cuban Regime 'Cleans Up' Before Foreign Dignitaries Arrive

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 03.25.2014 | Miami
Yoani Sanchez

When Pope Benedict XVI visited the Island, hundreds of beggars, prostitutes and dissidents were "taken out of circulation." The phone company, Cubacel, also did its part, cutting service to 500 users across the country. Now, the second Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) is coming our way, to be held in January in Havana.

It's Not The Same Water

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 03.02.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The bent-backed retiree drags a water cart from the hydrant to the shack where he lives. The jacuzzi jets in some hotel. It is not the same water.

Cuba Prepares For U.S. Invasion With 3 Days Of Intense Military Exercises

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVANA — Cuba's armed forces launched three days of intense military exercises across the island Thursday, a mobilization that state-controlled ...