Extradition of exile asked WASHINGTON - Venezuela on Friday formally asked the United States to arrest anti-Castro militant Luis Posada Carriles, who slipped into South Florida in March, so he can be extradited for his alleged role in the 1976 bombing of a Cuban passenger jet that killed 73 people.
Below is a report on the press conference that the A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition organized announcing that more than 20,000 letters have been sent to Bush and Congress. The press conference received a great deal of media coverage.
Venezuela asks U.S. to extradite Cuban over bombing Luis Posada Carriles, who has Venezuelan citizenship, has applied for asylum in the United States, according to his lawyer, but U.S. officials say they do not know the fugitive's whereabouts.
Families of victims of airliner bombing call for exile's extradition Posada's lawyer has said the exile, 77, is in Florida and has applied for asylum in the United States. Several activists accused President Bush of hypocrisy, saying the war on terror that the White House has declared a top priority is a sham if the United States allows Posada to stay.
Americans demand that President G.W. Bush should arrest Posada Carriles Prensa Latina quoted A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition (Act Now to Stop War & End Racism) as saying that they will request Posada’s extradition to Venezuela for the terrorist bombing of a Cubana Airlines plane on October 6, 1976 .
On Friday, May 13, there was Press Conference in Washington DC to demand that the Bush administration immediately arrest Luis Posada Carriles and extradite him to Venezuela for the terrorist bombing of a Cubana Airlines plane on October 6, 1976.
Call for united mass action Thousands will march on Saturday, September 24 in Washington DC. The A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition urges the antiwar movement to come together for a united demonstration. Mass March on Saturday, September 24 in Washington D.
20,000+ letters sent to Bush & Congress to say: No asylum for Luis Posada Carriles, Extradite him to Venezuela
20,000+ letters sent to Bush & Congress to say: No asylum for Luis Posada Carriles Extradite him to Venezuela You can help keep the pressure up! The incredible response to A.N.S.W.E.R.'s campaign to extradite anti-Cuban terrorist Luis Posada Carriles has led to people sending more than 20,000 emails and letters to Bush and members of Congress.
From the New York Times: Cuban Exile Could Test U.S. Definition of Terrorist By Tim Weiner MIAMI, May 5 - From the United States through Latin America and the Caribbean, Luis Posada Carriles has spent 45 years fighting a violent, losing battle to overthrow Fidel Castro.
New, exciting speakers have confirmed their participation in the May 7 People's Speak-Out in Washington DC, including John Boardman, the President of UNITE HERE Local 25 ; Omar Ali, the father of Ahmed Abu-Al i, and Hussein Agrama of the Free Palestine Alliance .