While the chances of anything substantive being done to help political prisoners in communist Cuba are slim and none, Sen. Rick Scott is keeping the pressure on Biden.
Rick Scott Urges Joe Biden to Take Action for Cuba’s Political Prisoners
Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., wrote to President Joe Biden demanding that he take immediate action to secure humanitarian medical visits for José Daniel Ferrer, a Cuban freedom and human rights activist who has been imprisoned by the communist Cuban regime for nearly six months, and all other political prisoners.
Scott urged Biden to work with the international community to secure the immediate release of all political prisoners.
The letter follows Scott’s calls in December with members of José Daniel Ferrer’s family as well as conversations with White House National Security Council Senior Director for the Western Hemisphere Juan Gonzalez, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and Organization of American States Secretary General Luis Almagro. One day after his call with Scott in December, OAS Secretary General Almagro issued a communique demanding medical aid for and the immediate release of the freedom activists being unjustly jailed and tortured by the Cuban regime.
Continue reading and see the letter from Sen. Scott to Pres. Biden HERE.