Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi and imports of routers

Business / Tech May 30, 2019

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi and imports of routers

Cuba announced Wednesday that is legalizing private Wi-Fi networks and the importation of equipment like routers, eliminating one of the world's tightest restrictions on internet use. The measure announced by state media provides a legal status to thousands of Cubans who created homemade digital networks ...

Defiant Cuban LGBT activists hold unprecedented parade

World / Social Issues May 12, 2019

Defiant Cuban LGBT activists hold unprecedented parade

Cuban gay rights activists held an unauthorized independent pride parade in Havana on Saturday despite the communist government warning against it and calling it subversive, an unprecedented show of civil society in the one-party state. More than a hundred Cubans chanting "long live a diverse ...

No Cuban troops in Venezuela, diplomat from Havana tells AP

World May 2, 2019

No Cuban troops in Venezuela, diplomat from Havana tells AP

Cuba has no troops in Venezuela and engages in no security operations there but maintains the right to military and intelligence cooperation with its ally, a top Cuban diplomat said Wednesday. Carlos Fernandez de Cossio, Cuba's director-general of U.S. affairs, told The Associated Press in ...