Ladies in White
Air Force left the Miami International Airport runway a little more than a day after it landed Friday.
Berta Soler, leader of the Cuban dissident group Ladies in White, will join Miami’s own Gloria Estefan at a Miami event to commemorate Cuba’s Independence Day.
With Cuban Independence Day just around the corner, a frequent Cuban hunger strike traveled to Miami for the holiday.
A co-founder of the Cuban opposition group Ladies in White, a group of wives and mothers that formed in 2003 after the arrests of 75 government opponents, is meeting with exiles in Miami.
A mass will be held in Miami for Laura Pollan, the founder of Cuba’s Ladies In White. Pollan died Friday after she was hospitalized on Oct. 7 for acute respiratory problems.
Laura Pollan, the founder of Cuba’s “Ladies In White” has died, according to Cuban dissidents Elizardo Sanchez. She was 63.
Cuban residents are in for quite a show if a small, Miami-based Cuban exile group pulls off a planned fireworks show in an effort to draw attention to the island’s dissident community.
The Obama administration has honored a group of mothers and wives of Cuban dissidents with an award. The honor was granted to the Damas de Blanco — or “Ladies in White.”