Jimmy Carter Meets with Cuban Dissidents in Cuba


Carter with Cuban dissidents (photo. AP)

Former US president Jimmy Carter has had talks with prominent Cuban dissidents on the third day of his visit to the communist-run island.

Among them were several activists recently released from prison and the dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez.

Mr Carter also met the jailed US contractor Alan Gross, but said the Cuban authorities had made it clear they did not intend to release him.

He had talks with Cuban leader Raul Castro on Tuesday.

He is due to give a news conference shortly. Read on…

Author: DanutM

Anglican theologian. Former Director for Faith and Development Middle East and Eastern Europe Region of World Vision International

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