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The UN committee reviewing the position of women in Cuba heard submissions both from the government and from a legal aid NGO. (Photo: Cubalex)
21 Aug 13
Committee notes detention used to “re-educate” sex workers.
Public internet access centre in Cuba. (Photo: Nico Cervantes)
16 Aug 13
Government slowly making internet more widely available, but it’s expensive and many sites are blocked.
8 Aug 13
In first report to UN committee, legal-sector NGO says police choose not to act when cases are reported.
Baseball stadium in Havana. (Photo: Alexander Robles)
6 Aug 13
After a 50-year ban, players win permission to play professionally abroad.
6 Aug 13
Regime opponents struggle to find means of earning a living.
26 Jul 13
Tactic now a traditional way of expressing dissent.
24 Jul 13
New tale of rural life has yet to win over audience addicted to racier foreign imports.
23 Jul 13
Playing in matches in United States offers players chance to escape and seek fame abroad.
Women from the Damas de Blanco protest group on a march in Havana. (Photo: Gerardo Younel Ávila Perdomo)
22 Jul 13
Government-linked TV station airs allegations that leading protest group is badly run and financially opaque.
Street traders are part of Cuba's growing private sector. (Photo: Devon D. Ewart/Flickr)
11 Jul 13
Hemmed in by regulations and corruptions, small businesses may soon have access to legitimate wholesale goods.