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Stories with person: Raul Castro
  • Cuba probes mobile data leak in ZunZuneo case 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 3:46 pm
  • HAVANA - Cuba's government said Wednesday it has launched a probe into how hundreds of thousands of customer cellphone numbers fell into the hands of a U.S. government program that used them to secretly set up a mobile-based, Twitter-like social network on the island.

  • 'Cuban Twitter' a new hurdle for bloggers, exiles 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 3:58 pm
  • MIAMI - The revelation that a U.S. government-funded program set up a cellphone-based social network in Cuba is likely to pose new challenges for independent bloggers and exile groups that work to increase access to technology.

  • Cuba's official media abuzz over 'secret Twitter' 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 3:01 pm
  • HAVANA - Revelations of a secret U.S. government program to set up a cellphone-based social network in Cuba are being trumpeted in the island's official media as proof of Havana's repeated allegations that Washington is waging a "cyber-war" to try to stir up unrest.

  • Venezuela issues ID cards to curtail food hoarding 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 3:13 pm
  • CARACAS, Venezuela - Battling food shortages, the government is rolling out a new ID system that is either a grocery loyalty card with extra muscle or the most dramatic step yet toward rationing in Venezuela, depending on who is describing it.

  • Cubans with money revel in booming social circuit 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 9:25 am
  • HAVANA - It's Saturday night at El Cocinero, a chic rooftop bar that has arguably become Havana's hippest watering hole in the year since it opened, and there's no getting in without a reservation.

  • Hijacked Cuban planes still caught in limbo 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 5:58 am
  • KEY WEST, Florida - At face value, they are three old planes not worth much more than their parts and scrap metal. Stolen from the Cuban government during a six-month period ending in April 2003 - two by hijackers, one by its pilot - all three landed at Key West International Airport, a 116-mile flight from struggling Havana to the gleaming shores of the U.S.