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Yoani Sánchez Blogger

Fresh Hope for Change in Cuba

Stephen Schlesinger | Posted 12.22.2013 | World
Stephen Schlesinger

Yoani Sanchez, the 38-year-old blogger from Cuba, received her long-delayed Maria Moors Cabot Award from Columbia University last night. A spirited, forthright individual, she has pushed a crusade forward to pry open the limits of freedom in her home country.

What Awaits Yoani Sanchez Upon Her Return To Cuba

AP | PAUL HAVEN and PETER ORSI | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

One of Cuba's most famous names is returning from a prolonged global tour on Thursday, but don't expect well-wishers, flowers or marching bands. Most...

Yoani Wants Cubans Abroad And On Island To Realize 'We Are All The Same'

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 04.05.2013 | Latino Voices

MIAMI -- For 50 years, Felice Gorordo's grandmother and great uncle did not speak. She fled Cuba after the 1959 communist revolution and never looked ...

Roque Planas

'Generation Y' Blogger Plots Unprecedented Project In Communist Cuba | Roque Planas | Posted 03.18.2013 | Latino Voices

Communist Cuba may soon see a non-government newspaper produced on the island. Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez said she plans to launch an independent...

Yoani Sánchez Arrested Again

AP | PETER ORSI | Posted 01.09.2013 | Latino Voices

HAVANA — A U.S.-based press freedom group urged Cuban authorities Friday to drop charges against a writer for an anti-Castro website who reporte...

Cuban Blogger Walks Free After One-Day Detention

AP | PETER ORSI | Posted 10.06.2012 | World

HAVANA -- Cuban authorities released noted blogger Yoani Sanchez more than a day after she was taken into custody near the eastern city of Bayamo, whe...