Cuban Heritage Collection, Roberto C. Goizueta Pavilion
Otto G. Richter Library, University of Miami
April 2, 2013

Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez visited the Cuban Heritage Collection for a private tour and an interview session with University of Miami student media. Ms. Sánchez has repeatedly indicated that technology tools and access to information as two of the most important things that Cubans on the island need. We did our part to answer this call by giving her 10 flash drives loaded with a selection of materials digitized from the CHC’s holdings, including four of the over 100 interviews we have conducted as part of our Luis J. Botifoll Oral History Project.

Ms. Sánchez has been on a whirlwind tour of various countries since she was allowed to leave Cuba in February. After stops in Brazil, the Czech Republic, Spain, and New York, she arrived in Miami last week and spoke yesterday at Miami Dade College's Freedom Tower and at Florida International University. You can read about her tour in her own words and pictures on her blog Generación Y desdecuba.com/generaciony/ (or translated into English on Generation Y desdecuba.com/generationy/), on Twitter @yoanisanchez, and Instagram @yoanisanchez.

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This video is in Spanish.

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