Oswaldo Payá was a great Cuban democracy leader. He was killed by the regime in 2012. His daughter, at some risk, is carrying on his work. Jay talked with Rosa María Payá at the Oslo Freedom Forum, the annual human-rights conference in the Norwegian capital. They talked about her dad, of course. And her upbringing, and the murder, and President Obama, and many other things.

Incidentally, Ted Cruz has proposed renaming the street outside the new Cuban embassy in Washington after Oswaldo Payá. It is an inspired idea.

rmpaya241013And Rosa María Payá is an inspiring person. Jay told her, “You’re a chip off the old block” – an extremely high compliment.

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    Thanks for an informative interview with a woman of great courage. I don’t speak Spanish, but I follow her on Twitter to keep up with and learn what I can about the struggle for freedom in Cuba.

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    • May 25, 2016, at 10:01 AM PDT
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