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Martha Beatriz Roque

30 Cuban Hunger Strikers Win Release of an Opponent

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 11.19.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Although the neighborhood was calm, cars parked on both sides of the street sheltered men who closely inspected everyone who approached. Inside the house the feeling was one of relief, of victory.

Health of Prominent Cuban Hunger Striker Martha Beatriz Roque Is Deteriorating Rapidly

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 11.17.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

I visited Martha at her home in the capital neighborhood of Santo Suarez and witnessed firsthand her physical deterioration. Dry lips, sallow skin and trembling limbs were some of the symptoms of the famous economist.

Prominent Cuban Dissident Launches Hunger Strike

AP | Posted 09.10.2012 | World

HAVANA -- A prominent Cuban dissident has declared a hunger strike and says 12 other opposition members are joining her. Martha Beatriz Roque is a st...

The Death of Oswaldo Payá and the Opposition in Cuba

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 09.30.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

In less than a year the Cuban opposition has lost two of its most important leaders.