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Cuba tries Spanish man over dissident's death

6 October 2012 Last updated at 13:39 BST

A Spanish political activist has gone on trial in Cuba. Angel Carromero is accused of causing the car crash that killed Oswaldo Paya, one of the country's best-known dissidents.

Mr Carromero has been charged with manslaughter and could face up to 10 years in prison if found guilty.

He denies the charge.

Tim Allman reports.