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Combinado Del Este Prison

A Visit to Cuba's Largest Prison

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 08.27.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Nine in the morning outside Combinado del Este, the largest prison in Cuba. Dozens of families are gathered to listen to an stern guard shouting out t...

UN Torture Investigator, Manfred Nowak, Barred From Cuban Prisons

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Our rulers in their olive-green have not allowed this specialized inspection agency to examine the prisons, because they feel that our system of incarceration "does not need an endorsement."