U.S. denies Cuba resisting release of several prisoners on list




 
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January 7th, 2015  
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Topic: U.S. denies Cuba resisting release of several prisoners on list


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A White House official on Wednesday denied that the Cuban government was resisting freeing some of the 53 people listed for release as part of a thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations on the grounds they had been linked to violence. The denial followed a report on Wednesday by Reuters citing a congressional aide who said that "we've been told that the Cuban government has agreed to release all but several of the political prisoners on the list. ...




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