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  • Boomerang: Poems by Brenda Cárdenas

    Brenda Cárdenas’ poetry works itself into the folds of overlapping worlds: Spanish and English intermingle with ideas of childhood and adulthood, song and poem, and day and night. Her topics, in the midst of transition, maintain [...]

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  • Cuban Bloggers

    Blogging Under Fear — The Risks of Virtual Protests Translated by Alicia Sewald Like those who have placed their hopes for a democratic future in boats, Cuban bloggers place their hope in missives sent into cyberspace [...]

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  • Kilobytes of Discord

    In Cuba, Blogger Yoani Sánchez’s Protests Result in a New Kind of Revolution Translated by Alicia Sewald Yoani Sánchez is known for her blog Generación Y (Generation Y), which documents the experiences and frustrations of Cuba’s [...]

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  • No Place Like Home

    For most high school students, taking a literature class is hardly a life-changing event. Not so for Italo Vasquez-Velasquez. Born in El Salvador, he attended a private high school in the mid-1980s. His teacher assigned books [...]

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