Yoani Sánchez at the United Nations, March 21, 2013, New York City:

Her lacerating yet cool language, and the simple but powerful ideas it delivers have made Yoani Sánchez the spearhead of a burgeoning digital dissident ‘blogostroika.’

The U.S. Coast Guard has repatriated 46 Cuban migrants who were interdicted at sea in two separate cases this week.

Yoani Sánchez arrived in Miami Thursday for a reunion with her family and a public agenda that begins Monday

Two Cuban dissidents died in car crash that the Cuban government says was caused by careless driving; others allege the car was rammed by state security agents

After the illegal Cuban migrants were released by the Turks and Caicos, they removed the stitches they had sewn to protest their detentions.

3 maj, 2013till6 maj, 2013

Den 3-6 maj anordnar Jarl Hjalmarson Stiftelsen årets Spring School för unga politiker från Azerbajdzjan, Georgien, Moldavien, Vitryssland och Sverige. Konferensen utgår från Nigel Ashfords studieguide ”Principer för det Fria Samhället”, vilken tar upp grundläggande koncept för en liberal demokrati, såsom fri marknadsekonomi, lagstyre och demokrati.

Pope Francis issued a strong critique of the church before the College of Cardinals just hours before it selected him as the new pontiff, according to comments published Tuesday by a Roman Catholic magazine in Cuba.

En ny rysk ridå håller på att sänka sig ner och dela Europa. Bakom den döljer sig politiska och ekonomiska krafter där privat och offentlig maktutövning smält samman. Det leder till en makt utan insyn, kontroll eller ansvar vare sig det gäller det egna landet eller omvärlden, skriver Gunnar Hökmark, moderat europaparlamentariker, på DN Debatt. (mer…)

Some who traveled to Cuba for the papal visit have taken his message of reconciliation to heart and want to build bridges with Cubans on the island.