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Marco Rubio calls on John Kerry to meet with activists during Friday Cuba visit

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Cuban security forces rounded up around 90 protesters on Sunday, nearly half with the Ladies in White dissident group, and many of them wearing masks with the image of Barack Obama. They were released after four and a half hours in custody, according to the leader of the Ladies in White, Berta Soler. The crackdown came five days before U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is set to make his first visit to Cuba, eight months after Obama announced a diplomatic breakthrough with the…

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