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Global Voices

14 Mar 13
Since 2012 hurricane, produce has been brought in from other parts of the country, but transport problems lead to waste.
Colombian soldiers deploying to face FARC-EP guerrillas. (Photo: Mauricio Moreno/Flickr)
13 Mar 13
Rebels and government seem committed to talks, yet neither will call a truce to ease transition to peace.
11 Mar 13
Review will focus on what government promised to do, but those pledges ignored key recommendations on civil and political rights.
Poster in support of  Calixto Ramón Martínez Árias.
8 Mar 13
Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias spent 33 days on prison protest in November-December.
5 Mar 13
Cost of buying in foodstuffs from abroad is heavy burden on government.
5 Mar 13
They hope that after initial warnings, the authorities will relent and give them the land.
4 Mar 13
In Mayabeque province, farmers say the government's distribution network is failing them.
The Cuban authorities stage-manage protests by outraged citizens outside dissidents' homes and offices. (Photo: Hablemos Press)
1 Mar 13
As well as formal detention, the authorities employ mobs to intimidate their critics.
Poster in support of  Calixto Ramón Martínez Árias.
27 Feb 13
Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias is one of two reporters in jail for asking difficult questions.
The Ariza prison in Cienfuegos. (Photo: Alejandro Tur Valladares)
26 Feb 13
Inmates resort to extreme methods that can leave them disabled.


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