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Entries by Yoani Sanchez from 11/2012

Sandy a pulvérisé les Caraïbes

| Posted 11.02.2012 | France

OURAGAN SANDY - Quelques semaines à peine après le passage d'Isaac, c'est au tour de Sandy. Haïti et Cuba comptent plus de 60 morts et la destruction d'un grand nombre d'infrastructures. Les dommages s'étendent jusqu'à la Jamaïque. Nous organisons une collecte de produits de première nécessité. Merci de votre aide.

The Election 90 Miles Away - What's at Stake for Raul Castro

| Posted 11.05.2012 | World

If we analyze this perennial rivalry, we have to conclude that the fate of Cubans has never depended on the United States more than it does now. Our everyday life has never been so subject to the decisions of the occupant of the Oval Office.

Who Owns My Brain?

| Posted 11.09.2012 | World

The folds and grooves of this organ are the property -- according to the new law -- of an educational system that boasts of being free but later charges us through ownership over our intellect.

Antonio Rodiles: The Most Recent Victim of a Regime Terrified of its Best Citizens

| Posted 11.13.2012 | World

I get up in the morning and tell myself, "It's all over, it was just a dream." But after a while the phone rings and someone tells me that Antonio Rodiles remains in custody, accused of resisting an arrest as arbitrary as it was unjust.

The Embargo: Both Sides Are Still Living Out the Cold War

| Posted 11.14.2012 | World

Year after year the issue of the U.S. embargo against Cuba is presented in the United Nations. Year after year, the majority of countries votes against this fossil of the Cold War.

Cuba: et pendant ce temps... que fait Raúl?!

| Posted 11.16.2012 | France

INTERNATIONAL - Tout au long de l'année 2012, Raúl Castro a donné très peu de démonstrations de son labeur en tant que Chef d'État. Si nous comptabilisons les heures d'apparition publique, les interventions faites et les voyages réalisés... nous devrions mettre en avant sa faible productivité.

Raul Castro Avoids the Ibero-American Summit in Cadiz

| Posted 11.17.2012 | World

Raul Castro travels little and when he does he prefers politically like-minded countries. His absence in Cadiz was expected, as he has never gone to any Ibero-American summits. Perhaps he prefers to avoid possible critiques of the state of human rights on the island.

Who Is Antonio Rodiles, What Is 'State of Sats,' and Why Is Rodiles in Jail?

| Posted 11.20.2012 | World

Deliberate, analytical, and with a deep concern for everything that occurs in our country, the founder of State of SATS is now experiencing the most sordid side of repression in Cuba: a jail cell.


| Posted 11.21.2012 | France

CUBA - Je me lève le matin et je me dis que mon cauchemar est terminé. Mais au bout d'un moment, le téléphone sonne et quelqu'un me raconte qu'Antonio Rodiles est toujours détenu, accusé de résistance lors d'une arrestation aussi arbitraire qu'injuste.

Cuban Regime Caves, Releases Antonio Rodilies With $30 Fine

| Posted 11.26.2012 | World

9 minutes: Writer Angel Santiesteban reports that Antonio Rodiles has been released, after long days in jail and a fine of 800 Cuban pesos. 13 minut...

Chavez Back in Cuba for More Cancer Treatments

| Posted 11.28.2012 | World

Not a single word filters out, not one doctor dares to bear witness, not one revelation escapes through the media. Nevertheless, there's a feeling of nervousness in the air.