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Yoani Sanchez, Generacion Y, Cuban Blogger
Cuban-based blogger Yoani Sanchez

Yoani Sanchez interviews President Obama. Here’s the NY Times take:

In what seems like one step forward for freedom of expression on the island of Cuba, on Wednesday a blogger in Havana named Yoani Sánchez has published President Obama’s replies — in Spanish and English — to seven questions she put to him on relations between their countries.

Ms. Sánchez explained on her blog, “Generación Y” (the English-language version of site is “Generation Y“), that it took a while to set up the exchange: “After months of trying I managed to send a questionnaire to the American president, Barack Obama, with some of the issues that keep me from sleeping.”

And here’s the full interview

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