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Cuban Exile

In Madrid as in Miami, Cubans Come Together as One People

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.27.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Last Thursday I was in Havana without leaving Madrid. Thanks to the guitar of Boris Larramendi I took a little hop to the Island.

A Piece Of Cuban Exile Dies

Miami Herald | Daniel Shoer Roth | Posted 04.25.2013 | Latino Voices

The topics discussed at its annual book club gatherings varied from how Cuba won its independence from Spain to its early days as a republic to how th...

Cubans on the Island and Cubans Around the World: We Are All Just Cubans, Period

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.01.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

I've asked myself many times what led and so many other people in the world to see Cubans inside and outside the Island as two separate worlds. How was it that a government, a party, a man in power, claimed the right to decide who should claim our nationality and who should not?

Finding Cuba Outside of Cuba, My Nation Safeguarded by Its Exiles

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.30.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

How did we allow one ideology, one party, one man, to have felt the "divine" power to decide who could or could not carry the adjective "Cuban"?

Black Tears: A Loving Goodbye to Bebo Valdes

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.28.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The sad history of Bebo Valdés is that during his entire time as an émigré, he was erased from the repertoire of Cuban culture in the national media -- until the worldwide success of Lagrimas Negras, a record the Cuban musical censors could not bury.

Mitt Romney Is A 'Big Fan' of Vaginas... err Papaya

Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

What's so funny about papayas? That's probably what presidential candidate Mitt Romney was asking himself as he finished up an interview with Miami...

Marco Rubio, Show Them Your Papers, Please.

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 12.29.2011 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

t was unfortunate for me to learn about Rubio defending Arizona's "papers, please" law, but now birthers and nativists are asking his family to show their papers. What it amounts to is that at the end of the day Rubio is just like the rest of us.