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More Cop-killer in Cuba
Tuesday, May 17, 2005 By: Juan Paxety
The State of New Jersey plans to put more heat on convicted cop-killer Assata Shakur/JoAnne Ceshimard. After escaping from prison, she made her way to Cuba about 20-years ago. Earlier this month, the bounty on her head was increased to $1-million.
Now state officials are meeting in Miami with members of the CANF and Florida's attorney general to discuss how to catch her. Assemblyman Albio Sires is one of the officials.
"They have their own inside sources who can spread the word," said Sires, who escaped with his parents from Communist-controlled Cuba at age 10 and is a longtime member of the Cuban American National Foundation. "We're going to ask them to use their ability to get messages into Cuba to tell the people that this woman, who (Cuban President Fidel) Castro has made into a hero, is no hero and is nothing but a criminal."
fidel and a criminal - who would have thought that.
Update - The CANF has issued a news release:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 16, 2005
FOR MORE INFORMATION: CAMILA RUIZ
( 305) 592-7768
CANF JOINS NEW JERSEY ASSEMBLY SPEAKER, ATTORNEY GENERAL AND STATE TROOPERS ASSOCIATION IN ANNOUNCING INCREASE IN BOUNTY FOR THE RETURN OF TERRORIST JOANNE CHESIMARD
The Cuban American National Foundation will hold a joint press conference with New Jersey Assembly Speaker Albio Sires, Attorney General, Peter C. Harvey and Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, Colonel Joseph Fuentes to announce an increase in the bounty for Joanne Chesimard.
Chesimard, who had since changed her name to Assata Shakur, was convicted in the May 2, 1973, murder of New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster. She escaped from prison in 1979 and fled to Cuba where the regime has given her “political asylum” status. Just two weeks ago, Chesimard was added to the United States terror watch list.
The bounty on Chesimard has been increased from 150,000 to $1 million dollars with funds approved by U.S. Attorney General, Alberto Gonzales.
Tuesday, May 17, 2005
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Update - Val has a long list of murderers and pirates harbored by fidel.