Wednesday, April 23, 2003
Castro's crackdown: While the world's attention was focused on the war in Iraq, Cuban "president" Fidel Castro took the opportunity to imprison many advocates of democracy on the spurious charge that they were American agents.
The following table was published in Sunday's San Diego Union-Tribune, but did not appear on the paper's Web site. (I know, I work there, but that's outside my purview.) I'm reproducing it here, because I've been unable to locate this information anywhere else on the Internet.
Next time someone proposes ending the U.S. embargo on Cuba, have them check this list and see if these brave Cuban patriots are still rotting in their cells.
[Editor's Note: For those of you having a hard time reading the graphic, there is an html version located here.]