HAVANA TIMES — The temporary unblocking of several Cuba related websites proved to be only a momentary lapse of those in charge at the Telecommunications Ministry of deciding what information can circulate on the island.
Over the last two days several sources reported to Havana Times that sites such as Revolico.com (classifieds), 14ymedio (Yoani Sanchez new blog), cubanet.org and the Cubaencuentro journal are once again unavailable even at hotels where tourists connect.
The information about the restored website censorship comes from users connecting at workplaces, hotels and public government cybercafés.
Access to Internet in Cuba is highly restricted by economic limitations as the high price (US $5.00- $7.50 per hour) means for the most part that only Cubans who receive remittances from abroad or who have successful legal or illegal businesses can afford to connect. Others with access are trusted government employees and some Communist Party members.