The fact is the more a country — especially a small developing country — seeks to avoid confronting such situations honestly, the more corrupt and backward it appears to the rest of the world.
Legal trickster Wayne Munroe, who is defending the guards who beat the Cubans at the Detention Centre, is pretending that he wants the victims to testify at the trial, but only because he knows the government will not allow that.
Reacting in anger to the news that the Cuban detainee abuse hearings have stalled until at least the new year, Cuban Americans yesterday vowed to take renewed action in response.
Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell denies that there are two Cuban detainees who are allegedly being abused at the Her Majesty’s Prison. But after his constant denials of the very real abuse at the Detention Center, it’s hard to believe him.
Tribune Editor says the government is making a big mistake by sanctioning a closed door hearing of the five marines in the Cuban detainees beating case.
Instead of admitting that Detention Center guards abused Cuban detainees, Bahamas Tourism Minister Obie Wilchombe is foolishly trying to paint the Miami-based Cuban exile group Democracy Movement as enemies of all Bahamians.
Government has been accused of “stalling” the final investigation into the abuse claims of Cuban detainees at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre.
Thirteen Cuban migrants, 10 men and three women, were apprehended by the U.S. Coast Guard near Cay Sal Bank on Sunday, and will be sent to the Detention Center in Nassau.
Despite repeated promises to investigate the abuse of detainees at the Detention Center, the Bahamas goverment continues to delay an investigation and has made it clear that they do not care about it.