Oswaldo Paya

Oswaldo Paya (CBS4)

Cuban Americans To Remember Dissidents Killed In Crash

Two Cuban dissidents killed in a car crash in Cuba will be remembered Friday in Hialeah on the one-year anniversary of their deaths.

CBS Miami–07/19/2013


Cuban Blogger Yoani Sanchez Visits Washington D.C.

Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez made a stop in Washington D.C. as part of her nearly three month trip outside her homeland.



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.


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.


Oswaldo Paya (CBS4)

Dissident’s Widow To Cuba Gov’t: “I Demand Answers”

Ofelia Acevedo, widow of Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya, told CBS News in Havana that she wants to speak directly to the survivors of the car crash that killed her husband.


Oswaldo Paya (CBS4)

Memorial Mass Held To Honor Cuban Dissident Oswaldo Paya

The life and passion of one of Cuba’s most well known voices of the dissident movement was celebrated Tuesday at a special mass in Miami.


Oswaldo Paya (CBS4)

Miami Mass Tuesday To Honor Oswaldo Paya

A Cuban dissident who fought for free elections on the communist island has died. Oswaldo Paya was killed in a car crash that his daughter now blames on the Castro regime.


Oswaldo Paya (CBS4)

The Passing Of Cuban Dissident Oswaldo Paya

I will probably never meet anyone braver in my life than Oswaldo Paya. It was June 2005 and I was in Havana for The Miami Herald. I had been meeting with both government officials and dissidents, writing a series of columns about the island.