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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Obama's veil of secrecy is pierced
Topic - Yoani Sánchez
The revelation that a U.S. government-funded program set up a cellphone-based social network in Cuba is likely to pose new challenges for independent bloggers and exile groups that work to increase access to technology.
Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez said Tuesday that she hopes to launch her new independent media project in the next month.
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Jose Cardenas does a wonderful job bringing to light the Cuban government's method of dealing with dissidents who challenge its suppression of freedom on the island in his column "Exposing a shady cover-up in Cuba" (Commentary, March 22). He did such a great job that I could not keep his piece out of my mind a few weeks ago when I had the privilege of hearing Yoani Sanchez speak about the lack of freedom in Cuba.
Dissident Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez expressed admiration Tuesday for the freedom of expression she has witnessed in Brazil _ liberties that allowed Cuban government supporters to loudly protest and force the cancellation of the inaugural event of her 80-day international tour.
"In the short-term, however, it will complicate her project," he said.
Sanchez and others have gone to pains to say they are not supported by the U.S. government.