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Dissident Cuban website, once blocked, now accessible

An independent news website that had been blocked in Cuba since its debut on Wednesday became available to Cuban Internet users on Saturday. Read More

Cubans hungry for internet revolution on the Communist island

Cubans are impatient for freer access to the internet, the BBC's Sarah Rainsford reports from Havana Read More

U.S. government built ‘Cuban Twitter’ to spur unrest

The plan was to develop a bare-bones "Cuban Twitter," using cellphone text messaging to evade Cuba's strict control of information and its stranglehold restrictions over the Internet. In a play on Twitter, it was called ZunZuneo — slang for a Cuban hummingbird's tweet. Read More

Cuba Denies It Will Allow Home Internet

Cuba’s state monopoly telephone company, Etecsa, today denied reports that the island will offer Internet access for home users in the coming months Read More

World Twitter Action to Highlight Cuba´s Work on Human Rights

Cybernauts of the world will express from today their solidarity with Cuba by highlighting the work of this country through messages in an international twitter account in the context of the celebration of the Human Rights Day. Read More

Castro rebel video game is huge hit in Cuba

It is a revolutionary video game in the real sense of the word. Read More

Connect Cuba campaign will send information to the island

Cuban singers Gloria Estefan and Willy Chirino are backing a campaign to deliver “the Internet without the Internet” to the island — USB drives, DVDs, CDs and other memory formats loaded with uncensored information. Read More

Cuba’s Journey on the Internet: There’s a Long March Ahead

As far as the Internet goes, Cuba is the Western Hemisphere’s last frontier. Despite the island nation’s proximity to Florida — just 90 miles away — and the existence of a fully functioning fiber-optic cable linked up to Venezuela, only 25% of the population is online, according to last year’s government statistics Read More

Cuba's Internet: It's Bad, But It Might Get Better

There's no use in trying to watch a YouTube video, and chances are you won't be able to find that cute Cuban you just met on Facebook or Twitter, much less Skype with her or send her an email while on the island of Cuba. Read More

Cuba has 74 PCs for every 1,000 inhabitants

Cuba in 2012 had 74 personal computers for every 1,000 inhabitants, according to an index released Thursday by the National Statistics Office, or ONE, showing the slow growth of the sector. Read More

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