Collection chc5566 - Cubans and COVID-19 Twitter Archive

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Cubans and COVID-19 Twitter Archive


  • 2020 (Creation)


5.7 GB

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The collection contains a data set of tweets collected from the Twitter microblogging and social networking service regarding the spread of COVID-19 in Cuba and the country's response to the coronavirus pandemic, including its involvement in global medical relief efforts.

Beginning in March 2020 and throughout the duration of the pandemic, the Cuban Heritage Collection is collecting tweets relating to the following phrases and hashtags: Cuba and COVID-19, Cuba and coronavirus, #CubaSalvaVidas, #SomosCuba, and #SomosContinuidad.

The tweets collected by the Cuban Heritage Collection for this data archive do not represent an exhaustive or complete record of all tweets relating to the targeted hashtags due to restrictions on tweet volume accessed via the Twitter API.

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Due to Twitter's Terms of Service, this data archive is accessible only to the University of Miami community. For specific questions, please contact

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Due to Twitter's Terms of Service, this data archive is only accessible onsite at the University of Miami.

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This collection was acquired and collected by the University of Miami Libraries using the Python program, Twarc, developed by Ed Summers.

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Finding aid created by Amanda Moreno, November 2020.

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