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Juan Juan Almeida

Juan Juan Almeida's Hunger Strike Succeeds: He Is Allowed to Leave Cuba

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Juan Juan Almeida with his daughter, Indira, and wife, Consuelo yesterday in Miami The day that Juan Juan Almeida announced the start of his hunger...

Juan Juan Almeida, Son of Revolutionary Hero, Trapped in Cuba without Medical Care

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Today's guest post is very brief. It is from Juan Juan Almeida's blog, The Voice of El Morro. Juan Juan is the son of the recently deceased Juan Almei...

Second Cuban Hunger Striker, Guillermo Farinas, On the Verge of Death

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Like many dissidents, Guillermo 'Coco' Farinas used to believe in Fidel Castro's revolution. He risked his hide fighting in the isolated villages of Angola during the 1980s.

Raised at Fidel's Knees, a Son of the Revolution Tells Us What's Behind the Curtain

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Juan Juan Almeida brushed up against power and got scratched, without it doing him much good. His book, Memoirs of an Unknown Cuban Guerrilla, is the story of a brazen witness.