The Cuban writer and dissenter Yoani Sanchez, whose brave work I have long admired, has won the Maria Moors Cabot Prize for her web log Generacion Y. The prize is the oldest international award in journalism. It is given by Columbia University.
Yoani has been prohibited from traveling to New York to collect her honour.
We will dance in the streets the day Castro dies, but more importantly we look forward to the major league BB-Q Meatriarchy will be hosting on that great day.