MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Two groups are trying to get information about Cuban Exiles detained on the communist island for an alleged terrorist plot.
National Committee to Free the Cuban Five and the Answer Coalition filed Freedom of Information Act requests to the U.S. government.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Arctic Air Moving In For Weekend Freeze
The requests were filed with the FBI, CIA and State Department. Attorneys representing the groups were scheduled to hold a news conference Thursday, May 29th in Miami about the issue.
Cuba announced earlier this month that four Cuban exiles from Miami were arrested for planning what authorities called “terrorist actions” against military targets on the island. They were the first such arrests in years.READ MORE: Cold Weather Coming, Protect The Four P's: People, Pets, Plants, Property
The groups also seek information any support the men had within the U.S. for their purported mission.
Miami exiles cited by Cuba as backers deny any connection.MORE NEWS: Severe Winter Weather In Northeast Expected To Disrupt Flights At South Florida Airports
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