Paints front of house black as sign of mourning

HAVANA, Cuba, Nov. 19 (Juan Carlos González Leiva, – Former political prisoner Vladimir Alejo Miranda has painted the front of his house black, which, he says, is a sign of mourning for Cuba.

Miranda, 46, is president of the Miguel Valdés Tamayo Pro-Human Rights Popular Movement.

Miranda, who painted his Havana house Nov. 16, said he has been threatened with being arrested again.