Jorge Olivera Castillo

Independent writer of novels, short stories, and poetry and journalist. He was one of 75 Cuban dissidents arrested then detained in Guantanamo where he was placed in solitary confinement from March of 2003 to December of 2004 by the Castro regime. His detainment was part of the Black Spring crackdown of 2003. Subsequently, his writing was banned and still is to this day even after being released from prison for health reasons.

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