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Silvio Rodriguez

Cuba: Music to Remember and Music to Forget

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 03.11.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

This week we've enjoyed one of the many festivals of trova music that have begun, this time, in Santa Clara province.

Che and the "Original Sin" of the Intellectuals

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Art for tourists in Cuba: Che is always prominently displayed Exclusive to Huffington Post. It's been said a thousand and one times: intellectuals ...

A Sign of Hope? Cuban Opponents Engage in Civil Debate

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Are we witnessing the collapse of the interior walls that isolate us from each other? How many more would be willing to set aside insult and sit down and talk?

Cuba: The Physics Are Rarely Wrong

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Maybe the heat is the catalyst we have been lacking, the push we need for a lethargic population to demand that the promised openings are not delayed another month.

Silvio Rodriguez: Nostalgia Merchant

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Exclusive to Huffington Post. While young people around the world enjoyed the music of the sixties, for Cubans it was forbidden to hear anything tha...

Another Castro Acolyte Admits: Cuba Needs Change

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

I once identified Cuban musician Silvio Rodriguez with the system, the government, the group in power. Now he acts with the stealth of someone who has too much to lose if he shares all his opinions about the national disaster.