To Cry for Cuba

In his book entitled I Was Cuba: Treasures from the Ramiro Fernandez Collection, author Kevin Kwan writes  that "oppression becomes intolerable for the poet because the absolute expression of freedom is in the imagination.  The poet who does not know freedom, imagines it...and transforms his vision into a palpable reality or perishes."  It is thus that author and blogger Yoani Sanchez writes her blog at as a testimony to those who still seek freedom in Castro-dominated Cuba.  The site is monitored closely by the government and is inaccessible to Cubans living on the island. Contrary to the naive Congressional Black Caucus's praise for Cuba during their 2009 trip, the Generation Y blog is a chilling reminder of what life is truly like there.  Posted on May 10, 2013 is a piece entitled "From the Jewish Museum to the Stasi Museum," wherein Sanchez reminds the reader that she comes: ... from the perspective of a Cuban who was...(Read Full Article)