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Happy 7th Birthday to My Blog, Generation Y

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.09.2014 | Media
Yoani Sanchez

It has stood the tests of my initial fear, official demonization, the distrust of many, technological collapses and even the survival instinct that more than once told me to abandon it. Here it is with the bruises and experience of its seven years.

The Y to my ABC -- Why Yoani Sanchez Matters to Me as an American Born Cuban

Vanessa Garcia | Posted 04.29.2013 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Garcia

Although the Cuban blogosphere is large, and includes an array of journalists, writers, artists, and even priests, Sanchez is the face of that blogosphere. She is the facade of a million hypertext messages sent into the dark, hoping to connect; the symbol of a generation inside Cuba that wanted to reach out.

My Meeting With Jimmy Carter in Havana

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.30.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

He was the first American president I shouted a slogan at. Three decades later, here I am in Havana, talking with him and other familiar faces from our nascent civil society.

Cuban TV Makes Me a Star! (VIDEO)

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

If the scriptwriters of Interior Ministry Soap Opera had calculated such a response at the grassroots level, I think they would have refrained from putting our faces on television.

I Have to Believe They Are More Terrified Than I Am

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

How can a citizen protect himself from a State that has the police, the courts, the rapid response brigades, the mass media, the power to socially lynch him and turn him into someone defeated and apologetic?