Good news & Bad news
First, the good news:
The magnanimous Cuban dictatorship has decided to free Nelson Aguiar, a 64-year-old electrician who was sentenced to 13 years in prison after being arrested during the Black Spring crackdown of 2003. According to the regime and the Spanish government, the release was a gesture of goodwill by Cuba's slave masters after the visit by Spanish Foreign Minister, Miguel Angel Moratinos.
Now the bad news:
At the rate of one prisoner per event, it is going to take tens of thousands of visits by high-ranking Spanish officials promising $50-million donations to the Castro family retirement fund to get all current political prisoners in Cuba released. When you take into consideration the busy schedules of foreign dignitaries, many of those prisoners may have to wait a few hundred years for their release.
It is really a brilliant business scheme by the regime when you consider that with over 11-million prospects for imprisonment on the island, they have a seemingly never-ending supply of hostages to sell.