Yoani Sanchez http://wlrn.org en Hackathon For Cuba Developers Try To Free The Island's Internet http://wlrn.org/post/hackathon-cuba-developers-try-free-islands-internet <p>At&nbsp;<a href="http://thelabmiami.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">LAB Miami</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;in&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wynwood</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;this past weekend, local</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> software developers and designers formed teams to compete for the best app that would give Cubans on the island uncensored I</span>nternet<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;access,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;calling it the first ever “Cuba Hackathon.”</span></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 04:31:58 +0000 Jessica Meszaros 27383 at http://wlrn.org Hackathon For Cuba Developers Try To Free The Island's Internet Why This Summer Offers Hope For Better U.S.-Cuba Relations http://wlrn.org/post/why-summer-offers-hope-better-us-cuba-relations <p></p><p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal; margin-bottom: 0px; font-family: Helvetica; ">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="letter-spacing: 0px; ">Like a lot of idealistic U.S. presidents, Barack Obama took office in 2009 hoping to establish better </span>dialogue<span style="letter-spacing: 0px; "> with communist Cuba. Remember his plan to “pursue direct diplomacy” with Havana? Then he quickly discovered what most U.S. presidents find out:</span></p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Tim Padgett 16769 at http://wlrn.org Why This Summer Offers Hope For Better U.S.-Cuba Relations After Yoani Sanchez: What Changes Linger In The Miami Air? http://wlrn.org/post/after-yoani-sanchez-what-changes-linger-miami-air <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seven or eight years ago, during a sociology class at Miami-Dade College, the professor&nbsp;asked us&nbsp;to write a sociological history of our lives. It was the first time I thought long and hard about my life in the scheme of history, about the chain of events that brought me to my life in Miami as a Cuban-American.</span></p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Daniel Rivero 12311 at http://wlrn.org After Yoani Sanchez: What Changes Linger In The Miami Air? What You Should Know From This Week's South Florida News: Yoani Sanchez, Miami Dolphins http://wlrn.org/post/what-you-should-know-weeks-south-florida-news-yoani-sanchez-miami-dolphins <p></p><p>Join us for an hour of conversation about the week's news on The Florida Roundup, live at noon today on <font face="arial, sans-serif"><span style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: normal;">91.3FM WLRN:</span></font></p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Elaine Chen 11946 at http://wlrn.org What You Should Know From This Week's South Florida News: Yoani Sanchez, Miami Dolphins Yoani Sanchez on Cuba-US Relations, Her Future And Life After The Castro Brothers http://wlrn.org/post/yoani-sanchez-cuba-us-relations-her-future-and-life-after-castro-brothers <p>Famed Cuban blogger and dissident Yoani Sanchez visited The Miami Herald editorial board Monday morning. We spoke to her in our studios with translation by WLRN's Patricia Sagastume.<br><br>Sanchez discussed the way people in Cuba perceive Miami, how she hopes to change things in Cuba through her blogging and the future for Cuba after the Castro regime ends.</p><p></p><p>You can read full coverage of her visit at <a href="http://miamiherald.com" target="_blank">miamiherald.com</a>.</p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Marva Hinton 11749 at http://wlrn.org Yoani Sanchez on Cuba-US Relations, Her Future And Life After The Castro Brothers Miami Is Final Stop On Cuban Blogger's World Tour http://wlrn.org/post/miami-final-stop-cuban-bloggers-world-tour <p>Inspiring millions of virtual fans with heartfelt dispatches and persistent calls for greater political freedom, blogger Yoani Sanchez is the most visible symbol of both sweeping change inside Cuba and the modern power of social media to crack some of the world's most closed societies.</p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Daniel Hicks 11578 at http://wlrn.org Miami Is Final Stop On Cuban Blogger's World Tour