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Emigration in Cuba

Monday the Hated Exit Permit Disappears, Cubans Prepare to Leave

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 03.11.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

They have patiently waited for this moment and no obstacle is going to destroy the illusion. Counting the days, vegetating at half speed, January 14 could be the start of a new life for them. Will they reach it?

For Cubans, Nassau Is a Magical City

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.12.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

They leave Cuba showing a national ID and land on the island of New Providence presenting their other identity as members of the European Union. The transformation occurs in the air, in the miles that separate the Antilles from the Bahamas.