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The Nobodies of the Cuban Nomenklatura

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 03.28.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

A crowd was waiting outside the mansion in Vedado with a statue of Abraham Lincoln in the garden. The language school opened its doors to new registrations and in the days that followed tested the attitudes of those interested.

The Virgin of Charity -- Our Cachita -- Returns to Cuban Hearts and Homes

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 11.08.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Cachita, as she is popularly known, is greatly revered throughout the whole Island and has transcended the religious sphere to become an emblem of Cuban identify.

Cuban Graffiti Artist Demands Freedom With His Spray Can

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 12.16.2011 | Arts
Yoani Sanchez

Last week in Havana, the most playful of our artists was taken to prison.

Why So Much Anger in Cuba?

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 10.16.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The authorities in our country think that not mentioning these risks will make them disappear. They think perhaps the absence of a report about the violence plaguing the city will cause it to decrease.