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Cuban Dissident, Blogger Joani Sanchez Released From Prison

Just hours after Cuba’s best-known blogger was arrested, Yoani Sanchez was released. The Cuban government’s goal? Stop Sanchez from causing “a media show to harm the proper conduct” of the trial involving Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya.

CBS4–10/06/2012

Cuban opposition blogger Yoani Sanchez talks during the inauguration of the Clic festival, on June 21, 2012 in Havana. (Photo credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/GettyImages)

Cuban Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez Detained

A Spanish man held in Cuba went on trial Friday in connection with a car crash in which prominent dissident Oswaldo Paya was killed, and several government opponents, including dissident Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez, were detained in the eastern city where the proceedings were taking place.

CBS4–10/05/2012

Oswaldo Paya (CBS4)

Spanish Driver In Payá Crash To Face Trial Aug. 31

Ofelia Acevedo, widow of Cuban dissident Oswaldo Payá, may finally get the answers she’s been seeking.

CBS Miami–08/18/2012

(AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Quake Strikes Off Cuban Coast

An earthquake rocked Jamaica and Cuba Thursday just after 4 a.m.

CBS4–09/15/2011

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