As 2012 kicks off, blogger Anya Landau French weighs in on the Cuban economic and social developments that she will assess as she visits Havana next week.
President Raúl Castro's economic reforms in Cuba appear set to deliver long-sought freedom, even if few can afford to go anywhere.
During his three-day trip to Cuba, former President Jimmy Carter also met with detained American Alan Gross, who was sentenced this month to 15 years prison for espionage.
Fidel Castro tweets now reach a large audience. The fact that Fidel Castro tweets is news in itself.
Seismic changes in the communist economy built by Fidel Castro are enriching some Cubans, scaring others, and sparking imaginations: Will the Caribbean gem shine again?
Fidel Castro spoke to Cuba's Parliament for the first time in four years on Saturday, but once again failed to address domestic issues while expounding on climate change, the threat of nuclear war, and the US role on the world stage.
US President Barack Obama responded to interview questions that dissident Cuba blogger Yoani Sanchez posted on her blog, Generation Y.
Yoani Sanchez won the Spanish equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize, but her government wouldn't allow her to leave the country to receive it.
They just want the freedom to travel and access to the tech touchstones of their generation: iPods, Facebook, and text messages.