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Yoani Sánchez Cuba

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.

Yoani Sanchez Picks Up Long Overdue Award

AP | Posted 11.06.2013 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK — This year's winners of the oldest international award in journalism were announced on Thursday by Columbia University's Graduate Scho...

Leading Cuban Dissident Arrives In Brazil After Decade-Long Travel Ban

AP | MARCO SIBAJA | Posted 04.20.2013 | World

FEIRA DE SANTANA, Brazil — Boisterous protesters backing the Cuban government blocked the Monday screening of a documentary featuring Cuba's bes...

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...

Mangoes Survive the Failures of Cuban Agriculture

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 08.19.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Mangoes evoke every stage of my existence, each one of the periods we have gone through lately on this Island. I remember the free market known as Central -- in the years of the Soviet subsidies -- where I first tried Taoro brand mango nectar.