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Cuba will release last political prisoners

March 23, 2011

The Cuban government has agreed to release the last political prisoners from a group of 75 arrested in 2003.

The release of prisoners has been negotiated by the Catholic Church, with Cardinal Jaime Ortega Alamino of Havana reaching a series of agreements with President Raul Castro that have freed prisoners in several stages.

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  • Posted by: lauriem5377 - Mar. 23, 2011 8:36 PM ET USA

    Amen.