How Cuba’s government is using the internet to censor its citizens

SAN FRANCISCO — The island nation of Cuba is a closed society.But the government’s crackdown on social media and the Internet has become increasingly sophisticated, and the results are a torrent of censors’ accounts.The government is also using Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and other social media to censor citizens and spread misinformation, according to people familiar with the situation.The crackdown, which […]

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Cuba’s Castro says he’s ready to step down, but won’t quit power

LAFAYETTE, Ind.— Cuban President Raúl Castro says that he’s willing to step aside in order to allow the election of a new president in the country’s fourth straight presidential election, but will not quit.The statement, released Saturday, comes two weeks after the death of the last surviving leader of the communist-backed communist regime, Fidel Castro, at age 95.The United States […]

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