Cuban Dissidents NPR's Tom Gjelten reports on the double lives of two Cuban dissidents who also worked as undercover agents for the Cuban state security service. Their stories are complicated. Odilia Collazo was one of Cuba's leading activists. Though she helped send many of her fellow dissidents to prison, she still speaks highly of them and stands by her opposition to abuses of human rights in her country. Manuel David Orrio, another double agent, acted as an independent journalist. He too helped send Castro's political opposition to prison. But he contends his critical coverage of the Cuban government was accurate, and he would like to continue it.