Yoani Sanchez


Director of Spanish newspaper '20 minutes' Virginia Alonso handovers... News PhotoAward,Blogging,Burgos,Horizontal,Newspaper,Politics,Press Conference,Spain,Standing Out From The Crowd,Yoani SanchezPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPDirector of Spanish newspaper '20 minutes' Virginia Alonso (L) handovers Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez the iRedes Prize 2011 during a press conference of Iberoamerican Congress on Social Networks 'iRedes' in Burgos on March 8, 2013. Sanchez, stepping today Spanish soil for the first time asked for an international investigation into a car crash that killed dissident Oswaldo Paya in Cuba last year. The driver of the car, Angel Carromero, was sentenced to four years in prison for his alleged role in causing the fatal crash but after several months was transferred to Spain where he is serving out the sentence on relaxed jail conditions. AFP PHOTO/ CESAR MANSO (Photo credit should read CESAR MANSO/AFP/Getty Images)