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Cuban Secret Police

They Don't Know Everything, My Love... They Don't Know...

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 04.15.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

ur watchers, poor guys, have never read the first song you sang me, much less that poem where you said one day we would go to Sydney or Baghdad. Nor will they forgive us every time we escape from them -- without a trace -- on the diastole of a spasm.

It's Not The Same Water

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 03.02.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The bent-backed retiree drags a water cart from the hydrant to the shack where he lives. The jacuzzi jets in some hotel. It is not the same water.

Eliecer Avila, Cuban Student Who Challenged the Regime, Returns to the Public Eye

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 02.01.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

There is nothing more frustrating, for those who cross the line between silence and speaking out, than being greeted with suspicion by others.