Skip to comments.Wanted woman seen as symbol for U.S.-Cuban differences (Cop Killer is Cuban Folk Hero)
Posted on 07/02/2015 3:24:34 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen
--snip-- Reviled by law enforcement and revered by Fidel Castro, who granted her political asylum, Shakur embodies America's commitment to retrieve its fugitives and Cuba's commitment to grant sanctuary to people it deems persecuted dissidents.
"Cuba not only is refusing to hand her over; it is refusing, at least publicly, to make the topic of extradition part of these negotiations," said Teishan Latner, a former fellow at New York University's Center for the United States and the Cold War, where he researched the relationship between Cuba and left wing groups in America for a forthcoming book.
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#1 Reason why we should not resume diplomatic relations with Cuba at this time. Until that country is no longer run by radical communists we should have nothing to do with them.
Not that we have a whole lot of room at the present time to talk about countries run by radical communists...
Obama will pardon her.
Presumably Cuba won’t hand over US or Canadian sex-tourists the Castro Bros covertly welcome as a source of foreign capital infusion.
The only thing the US embargo denies Cuba is foreign aid dollars. But no doubt the Administration will quickly remedy that! Perhaps even provide gratis replacement of their embassy.
In some lop-sided twofr in Cubas favor, Chesimard may be swapped for Ana Montes a US-born government employee imprisoned for espionage. In turn each will be given a heros welcome. The left here going absolutely bat-guano crazy in defending Chesimard.
Ana Belén Montes is sometimes referred to as the most important spy weve never heard of. Employed at DOJ and subsequently DIA, Montes spied for Cuba for 17-years. During her tenure she was steadily promoted and became a recognized authority in the analysis of Cuban intents/capabilities.
Though arrested in September 2001, that investigation was unrelated to events of September 11th. Undoubtedly the intelligence community was thankful for the dearth of news coverage of her arrest and trial. Since October 2002, Montes has been serving a twenty-five sentence at a maximum-security federal prison.
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