These distractions have been extremely useful for the Castro regime to add to his roster of political prisoners.
As such, it's important to continue highlighting the cases of these new political prisoners.
One of these is Yaquelin Heredia Morales, a member of The Ladies in White.
Yaquelin was arrested on April 15, 2016, for carrying out a peaceful pro-democracy protest in the Havana's Fraternidad Park.
Since her arrest, she has been kept -- without charges or trial -- in a prison for patients with HIV/AIDS. Yaquelin does not have HIV/AIDS.
She will not be forgotten.