April 8, 2013
by Sarah Steers
On April 8, 2011, Luis Posada Carriles, an anti-Castro Cuban militant, was acquitted of two counts of perjury and nine counts of making false statements by a jury for the US District Court for the Western District of Texas. These charges were brought following his purported involvement in a 1976 ...[read more]
April 9, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
A federal jury on Friday acquitted anti-Castro Cuban militant Luis Posada Carriles of charges of lying to federal immigration officials. He was indicted before the US District Court for the Western District of Texas on two counts of perjury and nine counts of making false statements regarding his ...[read more]
January 11, 2011
by Zach Zagger
The trial of anti-Castro Cuban militant Luis Posada Carriles began Monday on charges of lying to federal immigration officials that could carry a sentence of up to 60 years in prison. He is charged before the District Court for the Western District of Texas with two counts of perjury and nine ...[read more]
April 16, 2009
by Ximena Marinero
Venezuela will renew calls for the US to extradite anti-Castro Cuban exile and Venezuelan national Luis Posada Carriles following a new indictment ordering Posada to stand trial in Texas, Venezuelan lawyer Jose Pertierra said Wednesday. Posada, who is wanted by both Venezuela and Cuba for his ...[read more]
January 26, 2009
by Tere Miller-Sporrer
Venezuela will renew its request that the US extradite anti-Castro militant Luis Posada Carriles, an official announced on Friday. Venezuela is hopeful that the new Obama administration will be more receptive to the request. Venezuela and Cuba contend that the US is legally obligated to extradite... ...[read more]
August 15, 2008
by Michael Sung
United States of America v. Luis Posada Carriles, US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, August 14, 2008. Read the full text of the opinion. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]
August 15, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
The US Appeals Court for the Fifth Circuit ruled Thursday that anti-Castro militant Luis Posada Carriles will stand trial in the US for alleged immigration violations, effectively blocking extradition efforts by Cuba and Venezuela. Both countries say that the US is bound by international ...[read more]
July 3, 2008
by Deirdre Jurand
The Supreme Court of Panama has declared unconstitutional 183 pardons issued in 2004 by then-outgoing president Mireya Moscoso. Among the pardoned had been four Cubans- including Luis Posada Carriles- charged with a 2000 assassination attempt against then-Cuban leader Fidel Castro, and 87 journal... ...[read more]
March 20, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
Representatives of Cuba and Venezuela Wednesday criticized the US during a UN Security Council meeting for failing to turn over anti-Castro militant Luis Posada Carriles, saying that the US is bound by international treaties, including the International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist ...[read more]
November 7, 2007
by Natalie Hrubos
The US Department of Justice filed an appeal in the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Tuesday against the dismissal of immigration fraud charges against anti-Castro militant Luis Posada Carriles. US District Judge Kathleen Cardone ruled in May that the Carriles' indictment should be dis... ...[read more]

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