Jose Pertierra [profile], the lawyer who represents the Venezuelan government, has called on the US to return Carriles to Cuba or Venezuela [JURIST news archives] so that he can stand trial for 73 counts of first-degree murder attributed to the 1976 bombing. An immigration judge ruled in 2005 that Carriles should be deported, but not to Cuba or Venezuela [JURIST report] because of the threat that he could be tortured there. The US, however, has not yet identified a country willing to take Carriles after his upcoming trial. AP has more.
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