White House Demands More Political Prisoners to be Released

January 30th, 2015   Theme: Cuba Libre!

After the fulfilling of the agreement between Cuba and the U.S. in December 2014, Cuba released 53 anti-communist prisoners as a part of the reconciliation between the two countries after more than 50 years without diplomatic ties. However, the White House revealed last week that there are additional detainees beyond that 53 that have already been let go that it wants to see freed. The White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said during the press conference that “we don’t want anybody to be left with the impression, and we certainly don’t want the Castro regime to be left with the impression, that these are the only 53 political prisoners that we care about.”

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