Cuba

Counterfeit bank notes appear in Havana

HAVANA, Cuba, May 6 (Aini Martín, Agencia Libre Asociada / www.cubanet.org) – Merchants in the capital’s commercial zone say some 10 and five peso banknotes they accepted turned out to be counterfeit.

According to some of the affected merchants in the Regla district, the banknotes appeared May 2 and were difficult to detect as counterfeit.

Three dissidents detained in Baracoa

GUANTÁNAMO, Cuba, May 6 (Yosvani Anzardo / www.cubanet.org ) – Three dissidents were detained by police last week in the municipality of Baracoa in Guantánamo province.

The home of the trio, Rolando Rodríguez, Néstor Rodríguez and Keiber Rodríguez, was searched by police.

They said the police confiscated books, a radio, a computer and two pullover sweaters.

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