Cuban dissident passes 1 week on hunger strike

Cuban dissident passes 1 week on hunger strike

HAVANA (AP) - A prominent Cuban dissident completed her first week on a hunger strike with supporters saying her condition is worsening each day and they fear she might die. Pro-government bloggers, meanwhile, denounced the strike as a sham. Martha Beatriz Roque, a 67-year-old, state-trained economist turned dissident leader, was in a Full version (available to lexis.com subscribers)