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14ymedio, Our Independent Newspaper, Is Here To Stay; State Security Better Get Used to It

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 12.07.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Journalist Juan Carlos Fernandez and economist Karina Galvez Chiú. (Source: Facebook) Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 7 October 2014 - Monday afternoon was...

Cuba's Official Press: Triumphalism, Blacklisting and Censorship

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 10.26.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The original sin of the official press is not the press, but propaganda. It emerged to sustain the ideological political-economic model and it can't shed that genesis.

The Countdown to an Independent Newspaper in Cuba Has Begun

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.14.2014 | Media
Yoani Sanchez

Thematic variety is not contrary to the defense of freedom and human rights. There are many ways of speaking, and of speaking beautifully.

Raul Castro Maintains Hard Line Toward U.S. and European Union

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 01.08.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

It does not sound, then, like an adiós to the former fellow travelers who put their shoulders, and pockets, to the wheel to sustain this system for decades. Who, then, is this "anyone" whom Raul Castro strips of any chance to make demands?

Not So Fast. Castro's Optimistic Remarks On Chavez's Health Toned Down

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2013 | World

By Jeff Franks HAVANA, Feb 12 (Reuters) - More than a week after former leader Fidel Castro was quoted in Cuban media as saying Venez...

National Assembly President Ricardo Alarcon's Fall From Grace Ignored by the Cuban Press

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 02.27.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Five years ago he was in a meeting room at the University of Information Sciences with a microphone in his hand. Today, he tries to earn a living in the midst of the material shortages and misunderstandings of a provincial town.

Fidel Castro Promises "Inexhaustable Sources of Meat, Milk and Eggs" From Trees

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 08.19.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The man who was characterized by his habit of speaking for hours from the podium in the Plaza of the Revolution and in front of television cameras in the studio, now appears to be opting for minimalism.

They Spy on Us, and With Their Own Tools, We Spy on Them

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 12.27.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

How many telephones do you think are listened into by the political police? I asked a man who once worked for state intelligence and who now is just one more private citizen.

'El Pais' Reporter Barred In Cuba

AP | Posted 11.04.2011 | Latino Voices

MADRID -- One of Spain's largest media groups says Cuba has revoked the accreditation of its longtime correspondent on the Caribbean island for allege...

'Comrade' Granma

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

He would often raise his fist while screaming in his high-pitched voice, his face flushed, at whomever he disagreed with. And so would the newspaper G...

Sleepwalking Through History, Officially Newsless In Cuba

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Special to the Huffington Post. Every day at half past six we have breakfast while watching the first morning news magazine on Cuban TV. Around nin...

A "Letters to the Editor" Feature That Mocks Free Speech

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Who would have thought, just a few years ago, that the austere newspaper Granma would open a section that would become its most read and commented on...

What Happened to the Star in Cuba's Flag?!

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

In light of the fact that it's so dark in the field of civil liberties that we can't even see our hands, the solitary star deserted its red field leaving the official organ of the Party with its marked absence on the front page.