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Progresso Weekly publishes article denouncing Yoani Sanchez by translator

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By Progreso Weekly Yoani Sánchez’s Italian-language translator for the past six years, Gordiano Lupi, on Friday (May 9) published an article blasting the Cuban blogger for being arrogant, mercenary, and greedy. Its title: “Yoani Sánchez: Her new journal is my freedom.” Lupi, 54, is a respected… Read More

Yoani Sanchez to travel to more than ten countries outside Cuba

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Marc Frank | Reuters Cuba’s best-known dissident, blogger Yoani Sanchez, says she plans to make good use of “my victory” when she leaves on an 80-day-tour of more than a dozen countries on Sunday. Sanchez, under Cuba’s sweeping migration reform that went into effect this year,… Read More

Yoani Sanchez summary

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Rob Sequin | Havana Journal I haven’t posted much about Yoani Sanchez for a long time since she is making the main stream news so often, I figured anyone interested can read about her or follow her Twitter feed. Of course there is her Generation Y blog in English and Generación Y en español.… Read More

Generation Y blog now unblocked in Cuba

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Reuters Dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez said on Tuesday the Cuban government apparently has unblocked access to her blog, which had been off limits on the island’s Internet since 2008. In a posting on Twitter, she wondered how long Cuban Internet users would be able to view her Generation Y blog,… Read More

Julia Stiles meets with Yoani Sanchez in Cuba

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Rob Sequin | Havana Journal Recently actress Julia Stiles was on a humanitarian trip to Havana Cuba where it was written that she was “stranded” because she ran out of money. What was left out of this Wall Street Journal article was that she met with world renowned Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez.… Read More

Cuba paying foreign businessmen in meal vouchers - Yoani

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Yoani Sanchez | Huffington Post Every night in the cabaret of a luxury hotel a European businessman goes from table to table making an unusual request. He approaches the guests and asks that when their bill comes, they let him pay it with the colored vouchers that he has in his pocket. In exchange, they… Read More

President Obama responds directly to Yoani Sanchez questions

Posted in Cuba Politics > Yoani Sanchez

President Obama: Thank you for this opportunity to exchange views with you and your readers in Cuba and around the world and congratulations on receiving the Maria Moore Cabot Prize award from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism for coverage of Latin America that furthers inter-American… Read More

Reinaldo Escobar, husband of Yoani Sanchez, challenges Cuban security agents

Posted in Cuba Politics > Yoani Sanchez

By Will Weissert The husband of an internationally known dissident Cuban blogger is challenging the presumed state security agents who roughed up his wife to a verbal duel on a Havana street corner. Reinaldo Escobar said Thursday he feels compelled both as a husband and open critic of the communist government… Read More

No Violence rally in Vedado Cuba - Yoani and Pardo detained, returned home

Posted in Cuba Politics > Yoani Sanchez

by Jeff Franks and Rosa Tania Valdes | Reuters Well-known Cuban blogger and government critic Yoani Sanchez said she and two fellow bloggers were detained briefly on Friday by security agents and accused of being “counter-revolutionaries” as they walked to a demonstration against violence.… Read More

Yoani Sanchez denied permission to travel to Cuba for journalism prize

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By ANNE-MARIE GARCIA | Associated Press A Cuban blogger who has become an international sensation for offering frank criticism of her country’s communist system said she was denied government permission Monday to travel to New York to receive a top journalism prize. Yoani Sanchez had hoped to go… Read More

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