On Oct. 17, Channel 41 in Miami led its 8 p.m. news program with an excerpt of the Laura Pollán interview conducted by Pulitzer Center grantee Tracey Eaton.

Oscar Haza, host of the show A Mano Limpia, said it was the dissident leader's last TV-format interview before her death on Oct. 14. The interview was recorded on July 20, 2011, in Havana.

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January 7, 2013 / USA Today
Tracey Eaton
Short-term political arrests in Cuba soared to record highs in 2012. Authorities are using "harassment and hit-and-run tactics," as one analyst described it it, to keep dissidents under control.
August 24, 2012 / Untold Stories
Tracey Eaton
Questions linger about the death of two prominent Cuban political dissidents in an automobile crash.