Cubans released after over seven months in prison

Posted: Wednesday, January 27th, 2016. 9:28 p.m. CST

cubansBy Dalila Ical: Twenty eight Cubans who were imprisoned for entering the country illegally are being released.

The group will be released into the community, according to Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington after their release order was signed yesterday January 26th.

The Minister said the group has served their time since being arrested and should be released. It is believed the group will keep heading to the United States, their initial destination when they were arrested and remanded.

The group was caught in Orange Walk on July 3rd 2015 without proper documents by police on mobile patrol. They were seen acting suspiciously in a van and intercepted.

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