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May Day in Cuba

A Flooded May Day in Havana

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.01.2016 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The main scene of the tragedy experienced in the Havana capital is indoors, in the homes where they couldn't save even a chair, but the official press tries to minimize it because it happened a few hours before the "triumphant" First of May.

Cuba's Workers Union (There Is Only One), Reports to the Regime

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 07.11.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The word "union" in Cuba will have to shake off its current connotations of inaction, to return to that irreverent and autonomous role it once held.

Cuba's Energy Revolution Comes to My Neighborhood... and Then Leaves Again

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 04.30.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

It came in a truck, immaculately new, brilliantly useful. It was our electric plant, our own generator, that would run the elevator and the hall lights when the blackouts cast their shadows over our area. We were saved.