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Friday, January 29, 2016

Cuba On The Internet

Cuba's Irreversible Internet

Emily Parker | January 27, 2016

Laritza Diversent, a Cuban lawyer, once explained why she wrote a blog. She said that her daily realities were not reflected in the Cuban media. She started blogging to "show my country as I see it and feel it."
Those words illustrate the power of the Internet in Cuba. In countries where the state controls the media narrative, the Internet allows ordinary people to tell their own stories. Over the years, determined activists like Laritza have made great efforts to get online. 

Internet Rates in Havana for people who can afford the Havana internet, the monthly rate is more than one year salary for the common Cuban ( Source:

<more at; related links: (Internet in Cuba) and (Internet Access Expands In Cuba — For Those Who Can Afford It. October 6, 2015)>

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