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Taken Questions
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
December 16, 2004
Question Taken at December 16, 2004 Daily Press Briefing

Cuban Dissident "Hilda Molina" Seeks Permission to Leave the Island and Visit Her Family in Argentina (Taken Question)

Question:   What does the U.S. think about the Castro government’s refusal to permit Cuban dissident Hilda Molina to leave the island and visit her family in Buenos Aires?

Answer:   It is outrageous that Fidel Castro won’t allow Hilda Molina to leave Cuba in order to visit her son and grandchildren in Buenos Aires. Ms. Molina’s predicament underscores the oppression that the Cuban people are subjected to on a daily basis.

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Released on December 16, 2004

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