Cuba frees dissidents from crackdown condemned by U.S




 
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January 1st, 2015  
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Topic: Cuba frees dissidents from crackdown condemned by U.S


By Daniel Wallis and Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba freed some leading dissidents on Wednesday after holding them overnight to thwart an unauthorized demonstration in a crackdown that has tested its new detente with the United States. Police arrested several political opponents on Tuesday and kept others under virtual house arrest ahead of an open microphone protest that was to have taken place outside the communist government headquarters in Havana's Revolution Square. ...




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Summary: Cuba Frees Three Dissidents (AP)