19 Dec 13
Government uses term to mean welfare provision while critics call for civil, political and economic rights.
8 May 13
Journalist Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias speaks about his own experiences, and the mistreatment of other prisoners.
2 Apr 13
Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias abandons three-week hunger strike after authorities hint at release.
5 Mar 13
Cost of buying in foodstuffs from abroad is heavy burden on government.
27 Feb 13
Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias is one of two reporters in jail for asking difficult questions.
25 Jan 13
Since people buy black-market gas to supplement limited state supply, a pilot project will see fuel on sale legally.
11 Dec 12
Yaremis Flores Marín’s arrest sparks two days of protests.
13 Nov 12
Authorities drop exit visa system, though they will still be able to block people from travelling.