Who Pays for this Case?

Miguel Valdes Tamayo was born on December 20, 1959.

In March of 2003, during the so-called Black Spring, he was accused under 15/2003 cause and sentenced to 15 years of deprivation of freedom.

At that time, my friend Miguel lived in Calzada of San Agustin, number 691, between San Miguel & Gustavo; Parraga, Arroyo Naranjo Muncipality in Havana City.  He would have answered if called at (53-7) 6446509.

Miguel didn’t complete this sentence, he was freed under an extra-penal license due to his deplorable state of health.  The embassies of Holland and the US offered him immigrant visas.  He happily went one day to the immigration office in his municipality, applied for an exit permit, and as usual, had to wait.  And it took a long, long, long time…  Miguel Valdes didn’t travel, he had a heart attack and died.

Translated by Raul G.


~ by Juan Juan Almeida on June 3, 2010.

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