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Cuba – World Report 2009 RSF

Cuba – World Report 2009

169 out of 173 in the latest worldwide index

– Area: 110,860 sq. km
– Population: 11,267,000
– Language: Spanish
– Head of state: Raul Castro since February 2008

Cuba is the sole country on the American continent not to tolerate an
independent press. The country is still ranked as the world's second
biggest prison… Continue reading

Cuba – Annual Report 2008 RSF

Cuba – Annual Report 2008

Area: 110,860 sq.km.
Population: 11,267,000.
Language: Spanish.
(Acting) Head of state: Raúl Castro.

Uncertainty hangs over the Castro regime and the closely-watched foreign
media has to tread carefully. The Havana correspondent of the US daily
Chicago Tribune, Gary Marx, and his colleague from the Mexican daily El
Universal, César Gonzáles-Calero, had their press cards… Continue reading

ITUC 2008 Cuba report

Cuba
Population: 11,400,000 / Capital: Havana
ILO Core Conventions Ratified: 29 – 87 – 98 – 100 – 105 – 111 – 138

There was no change in Cuba where the single trade union system
persists, there is still no freedom of association and collective
bargaining and the right to strike are not recognised in law. Trade
unionists sentenced to… Continue reading