Cuba Headlines

Cuba News, Breaking News, Articles and Daily Information

"The US public has been misled into believing that Luis Posada Carriles is only accused for masterminding the blowing up in mid air of a Cuban airliner in 1976 that killed all 73 passengers aboard," but he has done much worse than that. He is a torturer who has trained other torturers," said Canadian journalist Jean-Guy Allard.

In statements published by Granma Daily today, the author of "Posada Carriles, Four Decades of Terror" says this book is merely a chapter in a bigger story.

"Going back in time, the first anti-Cuba terrorist group was organized in January 1959 by Rafael Diaz-Balart, father of the US Congressman Lincoln Diaz- Balart. Under his command, La Rosa Blanca (The White Rose) organized the first attacks with bombs in Havana," commented Allard. Regarding the source for his work, Allard said he has found a lot in the Internet; besides, he has been to Venezuela and interviewed some of Posada's victims. He was also a witness at the preliminary hearing held in Panama and later in the trial.

"All this information gathered makes the book a good read, although
there is still much to be uncovered" says the author. "It is a way to
unmask the terrorist background of Luis Posada Carriles, the man who isn't on the US most wanted list because of a supposed 'lack of


Related News