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Jailed Cuban wants out

Barry Alleyne

Jailed Cuban wants out

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A Cuban man, still in jail two years after serving a 15-year sentence for drug trafficking, has gone on a hunger strike to force the Governmnent to free or deport him.
Raul T. Garcia is entangled in a strange legal web. Cuba will not accept him and Barbados can’t find a country that will.
Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite confirmed he had received correspondence yesterday indicating Garcia had stopped eating.
“It’s not a simple case of just deporting him or releasing him,” Brathwaite said.
Read the full story in today’s WEEKEND NATION.