Cuba softens new law on artistic expression that could give government power to stop performance deemed to violate country’s socialist revolutionary values.
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Cuba says its citizens will be offered full internet access for mobile phones beginning this week, becoming one of the last nations to offer such service.
U.S urges Cuba to free jailed dissident who is reported to have been on hunger strike for more than 50 days to protest his imprisonment, it said Thursday.
Years after creating the Che Guevara poster that still adorns student bedrooms around the world, Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick is delighted at its ubiquity.
Where freedom of speech and expression could land you to jail without trial there appears to be a gradual opening up to democracy as Cuba launches mobile internet.
Cuba’s small farmers say island will not feed itself without broader reform of state-run agriculture, should constitution allow private property ownership.
Cuba has begun its walk towards a new era, modifying its constitution by recognising private ownership of property, the creation of a free market, etc.
Cuban dissident freed from jail on Wednesday after a 12 days arrest for murder following a car crash that injured communist-run Island’s interior minister.
The most surprising move in this is that citizens have been invited to discuss the new Constitution. It seems there is opening to transform Cuba into a Socialist republic. Let’s hope these debates will be rigorous.
Cuba talks on one-party rule, socialism, inequality, gay rights, private property and bringing the country’s government towards a Cold War-era constitution.