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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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The National Capitol Building under restoration is pictured at the end of a street in Havana. (Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images)
19 Mar 16
Locals are unimpressed by efforts to overhaul the appearance of an otherwise neglected city.
A woman walks under a Cuban flag in Santiago de Cuba. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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19 Mar 16
Cuban citizens go about their everyday life on the island.
19 Mar 16
Ordinary citizens have their own message for the US president.
The prress conference held at the Directorio Democrático Cubano. (Photo: Ernesto García)
2 Mar 16
Activists argue that the move comes at a time of heightened repression.
Riding La Bestia can be extremely dangerous. (Photo: IWPR)
24 Feb 16
Central Americans risk life and limb in their search for a better future.
A plane in in the town of Obaldia in Panama. (Photo: IWPR)
29 Jan 16
Cubans are travelling through Mexico to get to the United States.
The author of this article, José Antonio Fornaris (left), with Cuban journalist Odelín Alfonso Torna at UNESCO's Let Journalism Thrive! event. Riga, May 2015. (Photo courtesy of Odelín Alfonso Torna)
15 Nov 15
Press freedom cannot exist in a totalitarian system, and Cuba is no exception.
President Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban leader Raúl Castro shake hands at the United Nations in New York. September 29, 2015. (Photo Anthony Behar-Pool/Getty Images)
15 Nov 15
After reforms at home and a diplomatic breakthrough with Washington, many are unhappy that so little has changed for them.
Pupils outside a school in Havana. (Photo: Santiago Guaguancó)
4 Nov 15
Thousands brought out of retirement to try to fill staffing gaps.
A prison perimeter watchtower. (Photo: Arián Guerra Pérez)
20 Oct 15
Former inmates describe abuse by warders as well as poor health, sanitation and nutrition.


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