Cuba: The Crowing Rooster

In response to Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez's question, Mariela Castro calls her the equivalent of a “cocky hen”, prompting Sanchez to ask: “Does she believe that I do the work of a man because I demand rights and claim respect for political preferences? If to be a very delicate hen I must accept that a group of septuagenarians—all men—decide every aspect of my life, then I…will cock-a-doodle-doo like the rooster with the most hormones in the barnyard.”

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