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

Global Voices

9 Jul 13
Officials prevent families from squatting in disused building.
A particularly well-kept example of the 1950s American cars used as taxis in Cuba. (Photo: Matthias Schack/Flickr)
5 Jul 13
Vintage cars adapted to run on cheaper stuff than petrol.
3 Jul 13
Illegal satellite dishes and cable networks make for more entertaining viewing than Cuban state TV.
3 Jul 13
Viewers doubt new technology will improve content of state-controlled media.
26 Jun 13
They say they were forced out by intimidation and false promises.
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.