In mind, out of body

His eyes snapped open, loud cracks filled the air around him as the flying bullets slowly dismantled the plaster above him. He ducked his head under his arms and drew protection behind the large concrete roadblocks left behind by his invading brothers. Emmanuel had been in conflict before, but never this intense. Rage coursed through … Continue reading

Shalit family, demonstrators mark 5th anniversary of soldiers capture

Hundreds call for Israeli PM to agree to prisoner swap By Ryan Ariel Simon JERUSALEM, Israel (June 25) — Hundreds of demonstrators blocked the heavily guarded street in front of Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu’s Jerusalem residence to mark the fifth year that captured soldier Gilad Shalit has been held by Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip. Members … Continue reading

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Generation Y

An English translation of Yoani Sánchez's blog Generación Y, from Havana, Cuba