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Cuba: Camila Vallejo and Yoani Sánchez

Categories: Latin America, Chile, Cuba, Citizen Media, Education, Politics, Protest, Youth

During her visit to Cuba this week, for a meeting of the Union of Communist Youth, Chilean Student Federation leader Camila Vallejo [1] declined an invitation to meet with acclaimed Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez [2]. Vallejo generated much controversy on Twitter [3] when she told CNN that she saw this as neither “necessary nor relevant” to her trip to the island.