Judge: Fax inadmissible in Posada case

Judge: Fax inadmissible in Posada case

EL PASO, Texas, March 10 (UPI) -- U.S. District Judge Kathleen Cardone says a key piece of evidence in the perjury trial of a Cuban militant is inadmissible.
Texas trial of Cuban exile ongoing

Texas trial of Cuban exile ongoing

EL PASO, Texas, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- A judge has ruled the Texas trial of a Cuban exile militant can go on despite prosecutors' failure to deliver possible exculpatory documents to the defense.

Witness describes close call for fugitive

EL PASO, Texas, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Accused anti-Castro terrorist Luis Posada Carriles was smuggled into Miami from Mexico past a high-ranking police officer, a witness said.
Judge orders painting brought to trial

Judge orders painting brought to trial

EL PASO, Texas, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- A journalist who was given a painting by accused anti-Castro terrorist Luis Posada Carriles must produce it at Posada's trial, a U.S. judge says.

Chavez alleges assassination plot

CARACAS, Venezuela, June 4 (UPI) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez emerged from four days out of the public's eye to claim he had been the target of an assassination plot.

Militant Cuban exile seeks trial delay

EL PASO, Texas, June 3 (UPI) -- Cuban exile Luis Posada Carriles says he deserves more time to plan his defense against U.S. charges that he lied to immigration officials.

Charges reinstated against Cuban exile

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- A federal appeals court has reinstated charges against Luis Posada Carriles, a longtime anti-Castro militant suspected of blowing up an airliner in 1976.

Cuba: Anti-Castro militant should be tried

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua and Barbuda, July 6 (UPI) -- Cuba's foreign minister is urging Panama to seek the extradition of accused anti-Castro plotter Luis Posada Carriles from the United States.

Five men plea guilty in Posada case

MIAMI, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Five men linked to former Cuban militant Luis Posada Carriles pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice charges, The Miami Herald reported Thursday.

Cuba condemns U.S. decision on Posada

HAVANA, May 9 (UPI) -- Cuban leader Fidel Castro Wednesday condemned the U.S. decision to dismiss charges against a Cuban exile wanted in Havana on bombing charges.

Judge drops U.S. charges against Posada

EL PASO, Texas, May 8 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Texas dismissed charges Tuesday against Luis Posada Carriles, a Cuban exile suspected of a 1976 airliner bombing.

Lawmakers condemn FBI work in Cuba

MIAMI, May 4 (UPI) -- Three Cuban lawmakers have condemned the Justice Department's decision to send FBI agents to Cuba to collect evidence against a terror suspect.

Venezuela to petition U.N. over Posada

CARACAS, Venezuela, April 23 (UPI) -- Venezuelan officials said they would petition the United Nations about the U.S. decision to release on bond Cuban exile militant Luis Posada Carriles.

Cuba condemns Posada release

HAVANA, April 20 (UPI) -- Cuban officials have condemned the release on bond in the United States of militant Cuban exile Luis Posada Carriles.

Posada arrives in Miami to await trial

MIAMI, April 19 (UPI) -- Cuban exile militant Luis Posada Carriles returned to Miami Thursday following a two-year incarceration in an El Paso, Texas, on immigration fraud charges.
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Luis Clemente Faustino Posada Carriles (born February 15, 1928) (nicknamed Bambi by some Cuban exiles) Cuban-born Venezuelan anti-communist extremist.

A former Central Intelligence Agency agent, Posada has been convicted in absentia of involvement in various terrorist attacks and plots in the Americas, including: involvement in the 1976 bombing of a Cuban airliner that killed seventy-three people; admitted involvement in a string of bombings in 1997 targeting fashionable Cuban hotels and nightspots; involvement in the Bay of Pigs invasion; involvement in the Iran-Contra affair; and, according to conspiracy theorists, involvement in the assassination of John F. Kennedy. In addition, he was jailed under accusations related to an assassination attempt on Fidel Castro in Panama in 2000, although he was later pardoned by Panamanian President Mireya Moscoso in the final days of her term.

In 2005, Posada was held by U.S. authorities in Texas on the charge of illegal presence on national territory before the charges were dismissed on May 8, 2007. On September 28, 2005 a U.S. immigration judge ruled that Posada cannot be deported, finding that he faces the threat of torture in Venezuela. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Nicolás Maduro has referred to him as "the Bin Laden of the Americas;" the reluctance of the United States to extradite him, has been repeatedly criticized by Noam Chomsky and others as a sign of hypocrisy in the US-led War on Terror, where a US priority policy is easier extraditions of alleged terrorists from Middle Eastern countries.

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