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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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Carlos Manuel Álvarez. (Photo taken from his Facebook page)
30 Nov 20
The state steps up its assault and harassment of independent artists.
Due to the lack of internet access, home working is ony possible for a small number of the population. (Photo: Leonardo Fernandez Viloria/Getty Images)
9 Nov 20
Despite official claims, country lacks the basic telecommunications infrastructure to make this happen.
Since the arrival of the pandemic in Cuba, the country has been experiencing a worsening shortage of basic products, which translates into longer queues than usual. (Photo: L. R. Fuentes)
15 Oct 20
New measures mean that only those with access to hard currency can obtain essential goods.
A mother cradles her baby in Santiago de Cuba. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
9 Oct 20
New protocols introduced to reduce the number of caesareans may be putting lives at risk.
Maikel López has a small fruit and food stall that supplies neighborhoods in Camagüey, Cuba. The stall allows residents not to have to go to crowded state markets. (Photo: R. Fernández)
25 Sep 20
The crackdown on street vendors selling basic goods means people have to join long queues in government-run shops.
(Illustration by Baleria Mena)
2 Sep 20
Low state pensions mean that older people risk exposure to the virus to make ends meet.
25 Aug 20
Activist groups struggle to overcome lack of legislation or state support.
Doctors at work at Pando Ferrer hospital in Havana, Cuba. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
7 Aug 20
Is it true that Washington’s policies have left Cubans both sick and hungry?
31 Jul 20
While Havana sends help abroad, medical staff at home are overburdened and under-resourced.
26 Jun 20
Legislation used to intimidate those highlighting government mishandling of the emergency.