Cuban Blogger, Yoani Sanchez, Returns Home

 YoaniSanchezOn May 30th Yoani Sanchez, a world-famous blogger, returned home to Cuba after a three-month tour of South  and North America and Europe.

On her trip, Sanchez gave speeches criticizing President Raul Castro’s Communist-led government. She also met with human rights activists and foreign lawmakers and cultivated relationships with journalists at leading Western newspapers.

She said, “It has been a marvelous trip. A trip that is going to change my life in many ways … and I have returned with lots of projects.” After resting with her family, she plans to say more about her future plans.

Previously she had said a main goal of the trip was to prepare herself to launch an independent online newspaper in Cuba.

Prior posts have discussed Yoani’s  blogging and trip.

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As a retired lawyer and adjunct law professor, Duane W. Krohnke has developed strong interests in U.S. and international law, politics and history. He also is a Christian and an active member of Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church. His blog draws from these and other interests. He delights in the writing freedom of blogging that does not follow a preordained logical structure. The ex post facto logical organization of the posts and comments is set forth in the continually being revised “List of Posts and Comments–Topical” in the Pages section on the right side of the blog.

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