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Cuba Hunger Strike

Health of Prominent Cuban Hunger Striker Martha Beatriz Roque Is Deteriorating Rapidly

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 11.17.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

I visited Martha at her home in the capital neighborhood of Santo Suarez and witnessed firsthand her physical deterioration. Dry lips, sallow skin and trembling limbs were some of the symptoms of the famous economist.

Cuba Dissident Reportedly Dies After Hunger Strike

AP | Posted 03.21.2012 | World

HAVANA — A prominent Cuban government opponent says an imprisoned dissident who went on a hunger strike to protest his four-year sentence has di...