Publication: Generation Y

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Jabitas (Plastic Bags) and Pensions for the Elderly

Selling ‘jabitas’ (plastic bags) in front of an agricultural market in Havana. (Luz Escobar) 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 28 August 2014 – “I need some dark glasses,” Veronica told me one day when I ran into her on the street. Almost seventy, ... [Published Generation Y - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Female Caricature

Woman drinking (14ymedio) 14yMEDIO, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 22 August 2014 – A woman on national television said that her husband “helps” her with some household chores. To many, the phrase may sound like the highest aspiration of every woman. Another ... [Published Generation Y - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Chrome Becomes “Legal” in Cuba

Yesterday, the giant Google authorized the download of their well-known browser Chrome by Cuban internauts. The announcement came just two months after several of the American company’s executives visited Havana and saw for themselves the problems ... [Published Generation Y - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Dengue Fever and Tall Stories for Children

Leaks like this foster the breeding of the Aedes aegypti mosquito that carries dengue fever. (14ymedio) Explaining death to a child is always a difficult task. Some parents reach for a metaphor and others lie. The adults justify someone’s death ... [Published Generation Y - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Reporting is the Least of It

Big Brother stands as judge of journalistic “objectivity.” [The text says that CPI can temporarily or permanently cancel press credentials for “lack of journalistic ethics… or objectivity.’” Minrex is the Foreign Ministry] A few years ago I met ... [Published Generation Y - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

My Mother and the Onions

Onion seller (14ymedio) 14YMEDIO, Yoani Sanchez, 6 August 2014 – Who do I think about when I write? How does the reader imagine my texts come to me? Who do I want to shake up, move, reach… with my words? Such questions are common among those of us ... [Published Generation Y - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

The Maleconazo in a Can of Condensed Milk

14ymedio, YOANI SÁNCHEZ, Havana, 5 August 2014 – We had run around together in our Cayo Hueso neighborhood. His family put up several cardboard boxes in vacant lot near Zanja Street, similar to those they’d had in Palmarito del Cauto. His last name was ... [Published Generation Y - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Days to Turn Off the TV

Woman watching TV (14ymedio)Days YOANI SÁNCHEZ , Havana, 29 July 2014 There are days when it’s better not to turn on the TV. Right now, just pushing a button can dump us in an avalanche of official propaganda for the birthdays of Hugo Chavez and ... [Published Generation Y - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Streets Without Protests

Protestors in the streets of Vienna (Luz Escobar) A friend sent me photos of a demonstration in the streets of Vienna in support of the Palestinians. I also received—from all over the world—images with signs of solidarity or rejection of one or the ... [Published Generation Y - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Football Hangover

The World Cup 2014 on Cuban TV (14ymedio) Gone is the last game, the German goal, Götze’s hands raising the 2014 Brazil World Cup. Gone are the get togethers with friends, wrapped in the flag of Italy or Costa Rica, to go see the games in some public ... [Published Generation Y - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Bowling Pins, Sweets and Dangers

Putin and Raul Castro together on Cuban television. (14ymedio) “These are the last sweets!” The cry could be the simple proclamation of a candy seller, but I heard it twenty-three years ago at my high school in the countryside and it was the first ... [Published Generation Y - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Are We In Transition?

Yoani Sánchez, Madrid, 9 July 2014 – Right now I am taking part, along with several Cuban activists, in a seminar on the Spanish transition being held in Madrid. Organized by the Association of Ibero-Americans for Freedom and the Spanish Transition ... [Published Generation Y - Jul 10 2014]

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Jabitas (Plastic Bags) and Pensions for the Eld... [Published Generation Y - 10 hours ago]
Female Caricature [Published Generation Y - Aug 23 2014]
Chrome Becomes “Legal” in Cuba [Published Generation Y - Aug 21 2014]
Dengue Fever and Tall Stories for Children [Published Generation Y - Aug 20 2014]
Reporting is the Least of It [Published Generation Y - Aug 12 2014]
My Mother and the Onions [Published Generation Y - Aug 07 2014]
The Maleconazo in a Can of Condensed Milk [Published Generation Y - Aug 05 2014]
Days to Turn Off the TV [Published Generation Y - Jul 30 2014]
Streets Without Protests [Published Generation Y - Jul 21 2014]
Football Hangover [Published Generation Y - Jul 15 2014]
Bowling Pins, Sweets and Dangers [Published Generation Y - Jul 12 2014]
Are We In Transition? [Published Generation Y - Jul 10 2014]
It’s a Long Way to Cyprus [Published Generation Y - Jul 03 2014]
Carlitos’ Body Language [Published Generation Y - Jul 01 2014]
Google Comes to Havana! [Published Generation Y - Jun 28 2014]
‘Casting’ for Employment [Published Generation Y - Jun 25 2014]
Ah “Maria”! [Published Generation Y - Jun 21 2014]
“Bullying” in Cuba? [Published Generation Y - Jun 20 2014]
Super Dad [Published Generation Y - Jun 16 2014]
One Less Thread in the Social Tapestry [Published Generation Y - Jun 13 2014]
Cold Kisses Under the Tropical Sun [Published Generation Y - Jun 06 2014]
The Free Territory of Skype [Published Generation Y - Jun 01 2014]
Alfredo Guevara In His Own Words [Published Generation Y - May 31 2014]
Miguel’s Drone [Published Generation Y - May 31 2014]
Alfredo Guevara In His Own Words [Published Generation Y - May 30 2014]
“What is your network called?” [Published Generation Y - May 30 2014]
Reaping the Whirlwind [Published Generation Y - May 26 2014]
To Dream Higher [Published Generation Y - May 21 2014]
Ah… You’re Not in the “Package” [Published Generation Y - May 16 2014]
14ymedio [Published Generation Y - May 14 2014]
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Jabitas (Plastic Bags) and Pensions for the Eld... [Published Generation Y - 10 hours ago]
Selling ‘jabitas’ (plastic bags) in front of an agricultural market in Havana. (Luz Escobar) 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 28 August 2014 – “I need some dark glasses,” Veronica told me one day when I ran into her on the street. Almost seventy, ...
Female Caricature [Published Generation Y - Aug 23 2014]
Woman drinking (14ymedio) 14yMEDIO, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 22 August 2014 – A woman on national television said that her husband “helps” her with some household chores. To many, the phrase may sound like the highest aspiration of every woman. Another ...
Chrome Becomes “Legal” in Cuba [Published Generation Y - Aug 21 2014]
Yesterday, the giant Google authorized the download of their well-known browser Chrome by Cuban internauts. The announcement came just two months after several of the American company’s executives visited Havana and saw for themselves the problems ...
Dengue Fever and Tall Stories for Children [Published Generation Y - Aug 20 2014]
Leaks like this foster the breeding of the Aedes aegypti mosquito that carries dengue fever. (14ymedio) Explaining death to a child is always a difficult task. Some parents reach for a metaphor and others lie. The adults justify someone’s death ...
Reporting is the Least of It [Published Generation Y - Aug 12 2014]
Big Brother stands as judge of journalistic “objectivity.” [The text says that CPI can temporarily or permanently cancel press credentials for “lack of journalistic ethics… or objectivity.’” Minrex is the Foreign Ministry] A few years ago I met ...
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