All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Yoani Sanchez’

Cubans Using Thumb Drives to Exchange Information

Citizens of the Republic of Cuba remain mostly disconnected from the internet in the communist country, though have been inventive in finding ways to access and exchange information online. The Republic of Cuba, along with China, Laos and Vietnam, is one of the world’s four remaining socialist states espousing communism. Whereas China has a great firewall, Cuba plainly has little …

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Cuban Blogger Wins Award From Spain

Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez, who writes a blog about life in Cuba, has received one of Spain’s major journalism awards, the Ortega and Gasset prize for digital journalism.

Spanish newspaper El Pais, which gives out the award annually, said Sanchez won it for her "shrewdness" in overcoming obstacles for freedom of expression in Cuba, her "vivacious" style and her enthusiasm to join the "global space of citizen journalism."

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Cuba Censors Popular Cuban Blogger

The Cuban government has blocked access to one of the country’s most popular blogs, "Generacion Y."

The blog written by Yoani Sanchez is critical of the Cuban government but remains widely read receiving 1.2 million visitors in February. Readers in Cuba who try to access her blog receive an "error downloading" message.

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