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Cuba's National Assembly to Return to Capitol After 54 Years

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.30.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The Capitol building in Havana is beginning to emerge from its long punishment. It has waited 54 years to return to its status as the site of the Cuban parliament.

Cuba's Octogenarian Leaders Hand-Pick a Successor... and No One in Cuba Pays Much Attenion

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 04.27.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The designation of the number two man in the Cuban nomenklatura has probably been more commented on and discussed outside the Island than inside.

In Cuba's 'People's Democracy' 612 Candidats for 612 Seats Guarantees No Surprises

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 04.07.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Wearing tight clothes, short and with a skinny build, the Frenchman Alain Robert scaled the façade of the Habana Libre Hotel on Monday. With some 27 floors and over 400 feet high, this building has one of the best views over the city.

National Assembly President Ricardo Alarcon's Fall From Grace Ignored by the Cuban Press

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 02.27.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Five years ago he was in a meeting room at the University of Information Sciences with a microphone in his hand. Today, he tries to earn a living in the midst of the material shortages and misunderstandings of a provincial town.

Cubans Watching Venezuelan and U.S. Elections; Their Own, Not So Much

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 12.04.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

If the Venezuelan results will decide whether we are granted billions in subsidies, and our relationship with our powerful neighbor to the north is in play in those elections, the Cuban elections smell strongly of a play whose script is already written.