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Yoani Sanchez Cuban 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.

How One Cuban Blogger Is Changing Cuban Minds

Ignacio Sosa | Posted 06.15.2013 | World
Ignacio Sosa

I vowed never to return to Cuba until the country of my birth was free -- an unlikely proposition given the strong grip of the Cuban government on virtually all aspects of life on the island. Ms. Sanchez has changed my view on the future of Cuba.

Yoani Sanchez in Miami to Measure Cuban-American Pulse

Vanessa Garcia | Posted 05.29.2013 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Garcia

Not allowing artists and writers freedom of speech goes against the very basic rights Cuban-Americans enjoy in the United States and criticize in Cuba.

The Y to my ABC -- Why Yoani Sanchez Matters to Me as an American Born Cuban

Vanessa Garcia | Posted 04.29.2013 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Garcia

Although the Cuban blogosphere is large, and includes an array of journalists, writers, artists, and even priests, Sanchez is the face of that blogosphere. She is the facade of a million hypertext messages sent into the dark, hoping to connect; the symbol of a generation inside Cuba that wanted to reach out.

Generation Y Turns Five

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.09.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

A child of five starts school, but a blog of the same age has already taken more daring steps. Today, I am making an effort to remember that quiet and fearful woman, from before April 9, 2007, who created Generation Y. But I can't.

And the Winner Is.....

Anthony DePalma | Posted 04.18.2012 | World
Anthony DePalma

Brazil wants to be wanted in the region, and during this trip the president made certain that the Cubans understood that Brazil is willing to help them experiment delicately with capitalism. That, she said, will be Brazil's big contribution to Cuba.

In Cuba, The Voice Of A Blogging Generation

nytimes.com | LARRY ROHTER | Posted 09.05.2011 | Books

Like any other first-time author, Yoani Sánchez was looking forward to receiving copies of her book, “Cuba Libre,” after it was published last ye...

Yoani Sanchez, HuffPost Blogger In Cuba, Not Allowed To Accept Columbia Award

AP | ANNE-MARIE GARCIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVANA A Cuban blogger who has become an international sensation for offering frank criticism of her country's communist system said she was denied go...

A People, a Country, in Waiting

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

A friend swore to me that he would not go to the beach until he could buy a beer in national currency. My neighbor gave her word that she would not cut her hair before a certain date longed for by many Cubans.

Yoani Sanchez: Obama Answers Top Cuban Blogger

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVANA — President Barack Obama has answered questions submitted by a celebrated Cuban blogger, saying he isn't interested in "talking for the s...