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posted 6 Oct 2014, 20:41 by Gerry Kangalee   [ updated 6 Oct 2014, 20:43 ]

Luis Posada Carriles

It is the height of hypocrisy to talk about fighting ISIS terrorists while not objecting to the USA’s harbouring of the USA trained terrorist, Luis Clemente Faustino Posada Carriles.   Posada Carriles participated in the bombing of Cubana Flight 455 on Oct. 6th 1976, which was until 9/11, the deadliest terrorist airline attack in the Western hemisphere. Two time bombs, brought on board the aircraft at Piarco, exploded in the aircraft nine minutes after takeoff from Barbados, causing the plane to crash into the water. All 73 persons aboard the plane died.

Carriles’ bloody swath of terror and destruction included bombing a BWIA office in Barbados and the Guyanese Embassy in Trinidad. Posada admitted to plotting the 1997 bombing of a Cuban hotel which killed Italian tourist Fabio de Celmo.

Today Posada Carriles walks freely and with impunity in the streets of Miami.

The provisions of UN Security Council Resolution #1373, passed under Chapter VII of the UN Charter, in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks, mandate that all countries deny safe haven to those who commit terrorist acts, and ensure that they are brought to justice. The treaties require the United States to extradite Luis Posada Carriles for trial or try him in U.S. courts for offenses committed abroad.

If the PM is serious about fighting terrorism, wouldn't she have demanded that the USA extradite the terrorist, Posada, in exchange for (section 34) Ish and Steve if necessary?