The Cuban regime has found a new way to profit from the exploitation of the workers held captive in their “Workers Paradise”.
The Miami Herald has reports that the Cuban government had contracted with a
- According to the suit, the men often worked 112 hours a week.
- Their wage amounted to 3 ½ cents an hour
- ''They always told us if we didn't work, they'd throw us out of the country, fire us and send us to jail,'' Rodríguez one of the plaintiffs said. ``Really, we were slaves. We didn't have a voice or a vote.''
The Cubans were also tortured:
- On time off, Rodríguez said, they were forced to watch videos of political speeches, marches and the Cuban government
Redonda -- Round Table -- TV news shows. Mesa
The Cuban government had a joint venture with Curacao Drydock, who are of course, shocked and appalled at the allegations and are “investigating” while at the same time trying to get the suit dismissed because of lack of jurisdiction.
There is, of course, little difference between the indentured servitude that these 3 Cubans endured in
The whole sad tale here. Frances Robles of the Miami Herald/Nuevo Herald continues to impress with her bi-lingual by-lines on Cuban issues