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Interview with Yasser Castellanos

Yasser Castellanos is a writer and visual artist who was an early member of Movimiento San Isidro (MSI). An opposition figure, he was associated with the group OMNI Zona Franca. Along with other…

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Interview with Yanelis Núñez

Yanelys Núñez Leyva (Havana, 1989-) is a curator and human rights activist. She is a political exile currently living in Spain. Núñez Leyva is co-author with the artist…

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Interview with Verónica Vega

Verónica Vega (La Habana, 1965-) is a writer and artist who has worked in the field of dance and participated in the multidisciplinary project OMNI Zonafranca. She also works as an independent…

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Interview with Soandry del Rio

Interview with Soandry del Rio, Cuban rapper and member of Movimiento San Isidro.

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Interview with Sandor Pérez Pita

Interview with Sandor Pérez Pita, a reggae singer known in the Rastafarian world as Rassandino.

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Interview with René Rodríguez Cepeda

Interview with René Rodríguez Cepeda, Cuban actor and activist who has been detained for his support of freedom of artistic expression on the island.

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Interview with Nonardo Perea

Interview with Nonardo Perea, a non-binary Cuban writer and multidisciplinary visual artist who joined the Movimiento San Isidro to support LGBTQ+ people's right to freedom of artistic…

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Interview with Michel Matos

Interview with Michel Matos, musician and producer of Matraka, an alternative platform promoting techno music in Cuba. An advocate for cultural rights in Cuba, Matos has been detained and threatened…

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Interview with Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara

Interview with Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara (1987-), Cuban performance artist and dissident. Known for public performances that criticize the Cuban government and its policies toward artistic…

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Interview with Javier Moreno

Interview with Javier Moreno (1975-), poet, narrator, and independent journalist whose works have been published in ADN Cuba and Havana Times. Moreno is the author of Jazz-Bar (Neo Club Ediciones,…

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Interview with Iris Ruiz Hernández

Interview with Iris Ruiz Hernández (1980-), an actress and theater instructor active in the Movimiento San Isidro. Ruiz Hernández was born in El Alamar district of Havana. She studied…

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Interview with Anamely Ramos

Interview with Anamely Ramos González (Camagüey, 1985), artist, human rights activist, and professor. Ramos graduated with a degree in art history (2007) and a masters in Cuban cultural…

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Interview with Amaury Pacheco

Interview with Amaury Pacheco (1969-), co-founder of Movimiento San Isidro and human rights activist. Pacheco founded the socio-community artistic organization Omni Zona Franca with Cuban poet Juan…

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Interview with Janisset Rivero

Interview with Janisset Rivero, a Cuban activist and founding member of Directorio Democrático Cubano, who initiated a campaign of travel to other countries in 1994 to incite support for the…

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Interview with Sayli Navarro

Interview with Sayli Navarro, a leader of Las Damas de Blanco in Matanzas Cuba. Navarro's father was imprisoned in 1993 and again in 2003, leading Sayli and her mother to participate in the…

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Interview with Dagoberto Valdés

Interview with Dagoberto Valdés, a Cuban Catholic leader and magazine editor. Valdés lost his job in 1996 because of his beliefs, was involved in preparations for Pope John Paul…

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