Cuba frees dissident who won award from Bush

HAVANA - One of Cuba's leadingdissidents, Oscar Elias Biscet, was freed from prison on Fridayand vowed to keep protesting against the government that hadjust released him.

Biscet, 49, was one of the last of 52 political prisonersPresident Raul Castro promised to release in an accord withCuba's Catholic Church last July. Just three of them remainbehind bars.

The 52 had been jailed since a 2003 government crackdown onopponents known as Cuba's "Black Spring" that strained thecommunist-led island's international relations.

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