One dissident speaks of confusion in Cuba

We saw celebrations in Miami, but we live in a free country.    We did not see much of anything in Cuba beyond official statements.  Cuba is not a free country. Yoani Sanchez, a blogger in Cuba, described the early hours like this: “Still many in Havana have not reacted, the streets are empty in my building. Silence,” she added.  On that silence, Sanchez reflected: “The silence extends, it is dawn, but the fear is felt in the air. Harsh days are coming." She also tweeted an image of the television hostess reporting on the event: “An erratic and nervous Tv female voice-over, dressed in black, talks about reactions to Fidel Castro’s death.” Sanchez founded Generación Y, a blog in which she recounts how the life of a Cuban under the Castro regime that is so notorious that she won the Ortega y Gasset award and Maria Moors Cabot award. From her blog was born 14ymedio, the only independent medium...(Read Full Post)