Stories by the Author
Contesting Human Rights in Cuba
Government uses term to mean welfare provision while critics call for civil, political and economic rights.
19 Dec 13
Drugs Fuel Cuban Disco Violence
Locals caught in the middle when gangs clash.
22 Nov 13
Cuban Town's Water Supply Dries Up
Rural community forced to pay for water deliveries.
18 Sep 13
Cuban Baseball Breaks Out
After a 50-year ban, players win permission to play professionally abroad.
6 Aug 13
Cuban Dissidents Shut Out of Job Market
Regime opponents struggle to find means of earning a living.
6 Aug 13
Cuban Squatters Abandon Land They Occupied
They say they were forced out by intimidation and false promises.
26 Jun 13
Cubans Get Web Access, But Costs Are High
An hour of surfing is worth a week's wages, but authorities promise to cut prices at a later date.
21 Jun 13
Cuban Forgers Swamp Market With Low-Value Banknotes
Cashiers check paid-in money carefully, as they’ll have to replace any counterfeits out of their own pockets.
7 Jun 13
Port Town Swamped by Sewage
Drainage system crumbling after years of underinvestment.
6 Jun 13
Squatters Take Over State Land in Cuba
They hope that after initial warnings, the authorities will relent and give them the land.
5 Mar 13