Of course: Released Cuban dissidents rearrested

Of course: Released Cuban dissidents rearrested

[Ed. – Sometimes it seems like they think we’re stupid.]

President Obama has kept his word and issued new regulations easing travel restrictions to Cuba.  As for the Castro regime, they appear to have thumbed their noses at the president, as they have re-arrested two of the 53 dissidents released last week.

The Hill:

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (Fla.) criticized the arrests of Rolando Reyes Rabanal and Luis Enrique Labrador, who were among 53 political prisoners released by the Castro regime as part of an effort to improve ties with the United States.

The two were arrested while attempting to join a pro-democracy meeting of the Movement for a New Republic, Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.) said, citing news reports. …


The State Department said it was “deeply concerned” on reports of a crackdown on critics of the Cuban government last month after the U.S. had announced its controversial move to normalize relations.

Any previous president would have rescinded the new travel guidelines until the Castro regime lived up to its promise.

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