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Cuba to Free 3,500 Ahead of Pope Visit

The Cuban government says it will pardon and release more than 3,500 prisoners to mark Pope Francis' visit to the island this month - the largest amnesty since the 1959 revolution led by Fidel Castro that established communist rule in Cuba. An announcement by the Council of State in Havana Friday did not indicate whether any of those being freed are considered political prisoners by Cuban and international human-rights organizations, but it did stipulate that there would be no early...

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