Additional Cuban prisoner ransom supplies were loaded Thursday (17 January) aboard the cargo ship Shirley Sykes for Cuba.
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Background: Additional Cuban prisoner ransom supplies were loaded Thursday (17 January) aboard the cargo ship Shirley Sykes for Cuba.A there Red Cross supplies were put aboard there were indications Fidel Castro would allow more refugees to leave Cuba.A second plane load of Cuban-Americans is expected to be approved.These would be people with American citizenship.
A total of 350 people with mixed citizenship is the figure estimated as the number which may make it out of Cuba eventually.As yet there is no word on whether any more relatives of Cubans who took part in the Bay of Pigs invasion will be allowed to leave Cuba.