Spanish Businessman Freed in Cuba

HAVANA TIMES, Jan 17 — Spanish entrepreneur Sebastian Martinez Ferrate will be released “on humanitarian grounds” after having been held in Cuba since July 2010, reports EFE.

Martinez Ferrate has been serving a seven-year sentence on charges of the corruption of minors and pandering, however Cuban authorities have agreed to his release after appeals by the of Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Using a hidden camera in 2008, the businessman produced a report on child prostitution on the island, which was broadcast by on Spanish television, said the note.