Cuban Dissidents Heckled at Americas Summit

April 8, 2015 10:20 PM

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About 100 supporters of Cuba's government on Wednesday aggressively heckled dissidents from the communist-run island attending a civil society forum at the start of a region-wide summit in Panama.

Opponents of President Raul Castro were greeted to shouts of "imperialist" and "mercenaries" as they filed into a hotel auditorium to attend speeches by host President Juan Carlos Varela and former U.S. President Bill Clinton.

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