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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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One of the new public internet access centres in Cuba. (Photo: Nico Cervantes)
21 Jun 13
An hour of surfing is worth a week's wages, but authorities promise to cut prices at a later date.
A modern "bendy bus" in Havana. (Photo: Alexander Robles)
11 Jun 13
Problems remain despite government efforts to restore public transport to former efficiency.
Cuban banknotes - here real rather than forged. (Photo: IWPR)
7 Jun 13
Cashiers check paid-in money carefully, as they’ll have to replace any counterfeits out of their own pockets.
6 Jun 13
Drainage system crumbling after years of underinvestment.
5 Jun 13
Government has six months to respond on nearly 300 points.
Disused building in Havana. (Photo: Matthias Sachse)
22 May 13
Homeless Cubans squat in disused state properties.
Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias pictured soon after his release. (Photo: Hablemos Press)
Interview
8 May 13
Journalist Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias speaks about his own experiences, and the mistreatment of other prisoners.
Prison at Melena del Sur, in the Mayabeque province of western Cuba. Havana. (Photo: Gerardo Younel Ávila Perdomo)
8 May 13
First visit in years highlights lack of regular outside monitoring.
Poster in support of detained Cuban dissident Luis Enrique Lozada Igarza.
2 May 13
Authorities step up intimidation in hope of ending protest.
Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias after his release, back at the Hablemos Press agency for which he reports. (Photo: Hablemos Press)
10 Apr 13
Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias spent half a year in jail without being sent to trial.

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