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Source: The Guradian

Cuban artists fear crackdown after Tania Bruguera arrest

Friday 03:20 GMT

Three Cuban artists including Tania Bruguera have gone on hunger strike in protest at a new law that will require all artists and musicians to apply for government-issued licences.

Bruguera, whose work currently fills the Turbine Hall at London’s Tate Modern, was taken by police from her home in the Cuban capital on Monday morning ahead of a planned demonstration outside the ministry of culture.

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Source: DW

Cuban citizens can now access the Internet on smartphones

Friday 20:57 GMT

It is a long-awaited, and expensive, development on an island that limited mobile access to the Internet for most people.

Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Cuba became one of the last countries in the world to get 3G mobile internet services on Thursday, though most citizens on the communist-run island won't be able to afford it. People began receiving text messages in the morning from the state telephone monopoly informing them that they could buy internet access packages.


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