Blogging in Cuba

Fascinating article from Reuters about political (and other) blogging in Cuba. In spite of severe government restrictions on Internet access, Cuba appears to have a real political blog culture where they trade in real criticisms of the government:

…the reaction to television programs in December that honored notorious censors from the early 1970s – when Cuba adopted Soviet policies and cracked down on writers, artists and homosexuals – showed the potential of the Internet to effect change.

There was such a flood of e-mail messages from Cuban intellectuals, academics and others with Internet access that the government was obliged to meet with them and issue an apology for the program.

Here are a few of the blogs mentioned in the story:

GeneraciĆ³n Y
Mi Isla al Mediodia
Luis Sexto

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