Thursday, November 19, 2009

Yoani Sanchez and Barack Obama: Questions and Answers


President Barack Obama in Generation Y: 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 understanding. You richly deserve the award. I was disappointed you were denied the ability to travel to receive the award in person.

Your blog provides the world a unique window into the realities of daily life in Cuba. It is telling that the Internet has provided you and other courageous Cuban bloggers with an outlet to express yourself so freely, and I applaud your collective efforts to empower fellow Cubans to express themselves through the use of technology. The government and people of the United States join all of you in looking forward to the day all Cubans can freely express themselves in public without fear and without reprisals.

Read the entire interview here.

3 comments:

Cucovich said...
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Cucovich said...

Exelente cuestionamiento, exelentes respuestas!!!!

Ya me imagino las reacciones de los esbirros,que en realidad son quienes responden.
No creo que la yegua de Raul Castro, ni la momia de su hermano tengan valor ni argumentos para responder.

dsi r4 said...

Hi,
I like this article but..
Can someone tell me about Barack Obama?
I know that he is a serious candidate for '08, but I would like to know where he stands on the issues. I checked his site but nowhere can I find the info. i am looking for.
so please tell me...