Cuba's Yoani Sanchez says husband, another dissident detained

December 30, 2014 6:42 PM

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HAVANA (Reuters) - Prominent Cuban dissident Yoani Sanchez said police detained her husband and another government opponent on Tuesday in what would be the highest profile detentions since Cuba and the United States agreed to end five decades of hostility.

"They are taking away my husband (Reinaldo Escobar) and (Eliecer Avila) in a police patrol car, handcuffed," Sanchez said on Twitter.

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