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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...

Florida’s Senators Call for More Action to Help Political Prisoners in Cuba

This week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--urged more action to help political prisoners held by the communist regime in Cuba. Scott weighed in after reports that José Daniel Ferrer, an opponent...

Florida’s Senators Champion Resolution Honoring José Daniel Ferrer and Patriotic Union of Cuba

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced a resolution “honoring the efforts of Cuban democracy and human rights activist José Daniel Ferrer and the vital contribution and humanitarian efforts...

Senate Passes Resolution Calling for Cuban Regime to Release José Daniel Ferrer

Menendez’s resolution called for the release of José Daniel Ferrer, an opponent of the Cuba regime, who was imprisoned in October and convicted in April to serve four and a half years in prison for his continued opposition to the communist government. Rubio, U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin, D-Mary., Susan Collins, R-Maine, Ted Cruz, R-Tex., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill., cosponsored the resolution.

Mario Diaz-Balart Pushes Resolution to Free Cuban Political Prisoners

Members of the Florida congressional delegation are lining up behind a resolution calling for the release of Jose Daniel Ferrer, who is pushing for more democracy in Cuba, and other political prisoners held by the communist regime of that island nation.