Friday, July 9

Wall of Water (2#)

News comes that Yoani Sánchez,
our neighbor across The Straits,

has set up a "Blogger Academy" in her apartment and has helped to establish a new website for independent bloggers in Cuba.

Can the Blogosphere be a catalyst for change?

Daniel Wilkinson explores this
question and more in a nicely written piece.

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Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas has ended
his hunger strike after the government announced
it was freeing 52 political prisoners, BBC reports.