Correspondence to Fidel Castro from the United States Congress

Robert Garcia Papers, 1976-1994

Correspondence to Fidel Castro from the United States Congress, asking for the release of Jose Pujals Mederos from prison as a humanitarian gesture. In 1961, Mederos was sentenced to thirty years in prison as an accused CIA operative who was opposed to the Castro regime and coordinated resistance groups. He was released in 1988 after 27 years in prison.


Date
June 10, 1987, Date accepted
Creator
Robert Garcia
Language
English
Document Type
Document: correspondence
Identifier
RoGa_b45_f16_0001_pg01
Related Keywords
Political prisoners, Prisons, Communism, Politicians, Politics
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
United States. Congress, Fidel Castro, José Pujals Mederos, Esteban Torres, Albert G Bustamante, Edward Roybal, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Robert Garcia, United States. House of Representatives
Related Places
Cuba (is referenced), Washington, DC (is referenced)
Citation
Robert Garcia Papers, 1976-1994. Correspondence to Fidel Castro from the United States Congress: RoGa_b45_f16_0001_pg01. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 16 Oct 2019.
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