Sunday, December 23, 1962: Bay of Pigs prisoners freed

From "Cuba and the United States: A Chronological History" (Jane Franklin, 1996):

In the first stage of an agreement with the United States, Cuba releases 1,113 Bay of Pigs invaders in exchange for $53 million in medicine and baby food. Cuba kept nine of the invaders in prison, releasing the final one in 1986. An additional part of the agreement is that Cuba will allow other Cubans to leave for the United States.

* The Miami News, December 23: @
* The Miami News, December 24: @
* The Miami News, December 25: @
* Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 24: @
* From BBC News: @
* From "The Kennedy Years" (Joseph M. Siracusa, 2004): @
* Bay of Pigs chronology (from National Security Archive): @
* Earlier post on Bay of Pigs (April 17-19, 1961): @

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