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American Born Cubans

Rubio's Zoo: A Response to Marco Rubio's Views on Travel to Cuba

Vanessa Garcia | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics
Vanessa Garcia

In your speech you criticize Senators who go to Cuba and return with the realization that our embargo is a "relic of the cold war." The truth is that both are relics -- the Castro regime and American policy towards 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.