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Why I Won't 'Federate' With the 'Cuban Woman's Federation'

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.16.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The Congress of the Cuban Women's Federation (FMC) ended a few days ago. At its closing ceremony, a man uttered the final words. But this wasn't the only, nor the last, mistake of an antiquated organization marked by ideology.

Maintaining My Independence

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

It was shortly after I learned that candy is sweet and fire burns, when I came to realize that Cubans are allowed to join organizations created by the government but we are punished, to teach us a lesson, if we decide to create our own groups.