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Obama Promises Dissident Group to Raise Rights Issue With Castro

U.S. President Barack Obama promised in a letter to the prominent Cuban dissident group Ladies in White that he would raise human rights issues with Cuban President Raul Castro during his visit to the island nation later this month. Obama said he understood the struggles of the Ladies in White, but defended his policy of seeking to normalize relations with Cuba. Ladies in White, a group made up of wives and children of Cuban political prisoners, has strongly criticized the...

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