Raul Castro’s daughter Mariela gets into Twitter row with prominent dissident Yoani Sanchez

Cuban leaders have long despised the country’s dissidents, but have almost never mentioned them by name or engaged with them in any way.


Mariela Castro/Yoani Sanchez (Franklin Reyes/Javier Galeano/AP/AP)

At one point in the debate, Castro even called Sánchez and her supporters “despicable parasites.” Follow the exchange between the two women below:

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