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Lech Walesa Meets Cuban Democracy Activists in Warsaw

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 12.21.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Yesterday, Monday, Walesa talked for more than two hours with a group of activists from diverse provinces and political leanings. It was if a piece of Cuba had arrived in the autumn cold of Wasaw.

Is Cuba Already in Transition?

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 09.08.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Are we Cubans living in the transition? Just asking this question is enough to annoy some people and excite others. A transition -- the experts and analysts tell me -- needs more political, social and economic evidence.

The Venezuelan Dialogue From a Cuban Point of View

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.14.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The dialogue between the Venezuelan opposition and Nicolas Maduro is in full swing. Its critics are many, its most visible loser: the Cuban government.

Yoani Sanchez: My Resolutions for 2014

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 03.05.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

As you can see, I have in hand the list of resolutions for 2014. I will have to cross some out along the way. Which? I don't know. But for now I like to think that all of them are possible.

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.

2013 May Be Cuba's Lucky Year

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 02.23.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

I have the impression that for Cubans the next twelve months will not be fatal. Looking ahead, I can predict they will be full of moments of change and great times.

From Dictactorship to Democracy: The Transition in Cuba Has Already Started

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 10.28.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

We are in transition, something seems to be on the verge of being irreparably broken on this Island, but we don't realize it, sunk in the day-to-day and its problems.