December 29, 1997:
Three Members of the Opposition in Santa Clara Hospitalized While They
Continue Hunger Strike
Ileana Peñalver Duque (26), Lilian Meneses (45) and José Antonio
Alvarado (34) were hospitalized due to the precarious situation they find
themselves in after nearly 80 days on a prolonged hunger strike.
Daula Carpio Matas (33), confined in the Guamajal Women's prison since the
16th of December, finds herself in the infirmary of said prison with
strong decalcification and problems with her joints.
Iván Lema Romero (35), who was translated to the Manacas prison in
Villa Clara, presents a portrait of Peripheral Neuropathology and also
finds himself in the infirmary of theabove named prison.
José Manuel Yera Benítez (41), finds himself in a punishment
cell in Las Grimas prison.
December 29, 1997
Information provided by the DIRECTORIO REVOLUCIONARIO DEMOCRATICO
Translated by the FREE CUBA Foundation