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Global Voices

11 Oct 12
Agreement to hold talks is important, but fighting continues and there is massive distrust between government and rebel guerrillas.
Yellow fever mosquito, the species that spreads dengue fever. (Photo: James Gathany/Wikimedia Commons)
1 Oct 12
Medical students drafted in to help with health checks in Cienfuegos.
1 Oct 12
Cuban capital’s drainage systems badly need repairs.
Journalists of Hablemos Press. (Photo: Hablemos Press)
26 Sep 12
Detained journalist says security service men promised to “eliminate” Hablemos Press.
Cuban journalist Calixto Ramón Martínez Árias. (Photo: Hablemos Press)
25 Sep 12
Press rights group highlights absurdity of arresting Calixto Ramón Martínez Árias for reporting on matters of public interest.
Getting permission to live in Havana can be a long and difficult process. (Photo: IWPR)
19 Sep 12
Housing procedures are complex and protracted, but can be helped along with a bribe.
15 Sep 12
Incoming leader had previously failed to set out clear position on war on drugs.
Roberto de Jesús Guerra Pérez.
13 Sep 12
Interview with Roberto de Jesús Guerra Pérez before his September 11 detention.
Stagnant water in potholes on Párraga’s roads. Filled with stagnant water, they are an ideal place for mosquitos to breed. (Photo: Yaimí Alfonso Miret)
13 Sep 12
In one town outside Havana, medics say they are seeing three to five new cases a day.
Elio Rojas Sabina shortly after his arrest. (Photo: Alejandro Tur Valladares)
13 Sep 12
Prosecutors in Cienfuegos wanted jail term for defendant who blocked road to stop pollution from cement company trucks.


Photo Gallery

Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
Hugely popular event highlights city’s rehabilitation and recovery.