Sanchez won it for her shrewdness in overcoming hurdles to freedom of expression in Cuba, vivacious style and her drive to join the global space of citizen journalism. Her “Generacion Y” blog is the most popular blog posted from Cuba (http://www.desdecuba.com/generaciony/). It received 1.2million hits in February for its web page on a server in Germany.
Sanchez is a 32-year-old philologist who started her blog as a therapy to let out frustration and to write news about Cuba that would otherwise never come out. She has drawn considerable readership by writing about her daily life and describing the economic hardships and political constraints in her country.
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