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Cuban blogger gets big interview

Landing an interview with President Barack Obama would be a big deal for any journalist. For Cuba's Yoani Sanchez — who doesn't have travel permission to leave the island, let alone regular internet access — it appears to be just the latest step in her rapid ascension from blogger to international political figure.

The AP has the story. This comes less than two weeks after Sanchez said she was roughed up by undercover Cuban security agents.

http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/cuba/091119/cuban-blogger-gets-big-interview