Blogger: Cubans use creativity to get info online

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From U.S. News October 20, 2013

By COLLEEN SLEVIN, Associated Press

DENVER (AP) — Most Cubans remain cut off from the Internet but are still using creative ways to access and spread information online, a dissident blogger told journalists from around the Americas Sunday.

Yoani (YO’-ahn-ee) Sanchez gave a largely grim report of the state of the press in Cuba at a meeting of the Inter American Press Association in Denver. She said President Raul Castro’s regime has been aggressive in arresting and beating people who speak out against the government and has failed to document those actions, as his brother Fidel did. However, she said neither is better than the other.

“They play the good and the bad policeman but in the end they are two policemen,” she said to applause. . . . Read Complete Report

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