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A Havana bus. (Photo: Paul Arps/Flickr/CC license)
19 Dec 14
Drivers have informal “conductors” to collect cash to supplement their wages.
16 Dec 14
In other countries, diesel generators are used for emergencies, but in Cuba they are part of the state's "dispersed generation" power grid.
16 Dec 14
Yoel Bencomo Martínez, who photographed images the government didn't like, gets 12 months after spending over a year in custody.
3 Feb 14
Press freedom group meets despite security service objections.
19 Dec 13
Government uses term to mean welfare provision while critics call for civil, political and economic rights.
19 Dec 13
Activists note slight but insignificant dip in numbers compared with 2012.
5 Dec 13
As authorities warn of clampdown, traders say business should carry on as usual, eased by a bit of bribery.
22 Nov 13
Locals caught in the middle when gangs clash.
A shop in Cuba. (Photo: Marcel601/Flickr)
8 Nov 13
Home-made beauty products and soft drinks cost less than originals, but who knows what goes into them?
Yoani Sánchez at the October 2013 meeting of the Inter-American Press Association. (Photo:  Yaremis Flores)
6 Nov 13
Arbitrary detentions have increased in recent months.