In Huffington Post, Stephen Schlesinger wrote about Yoani Sanchez, a 38-year-old Cuban blogger who recently received Columbia University's Maria Moors Cabot Award for reporting on conditions in Cuba.

Here is an excerpt:

“She had originally earned the honor in 2009 for her fearless reports on conditions in Cuba but the Cuban government barred her from traveling to New York City to get it. Over the years, Ms. Sanchez has won worldwide acclaim for hosting the 'Generation Y' blog which tells about the realities of life in the island nation.”

Read the full article from Huffington Post here.


Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons, Fidel Castro c. 1978