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