Cuba says it might not turn over fugitive cop killer Chesimard

Help keep the pressure on the Obama Administration to bring Joanne Chesimard to justice by signing the petition started by Bob Angelini on Whitehouse.gov.
assetContent (8)HAVANA — Cuba said Monday that it has a right to grant asylum to U.S. fugitives, the clearest sign yet that the communist government has no intention of extraditing America’s most-wanted woman despite the warming of bilateral ties. Gov. Chris Christie has urged President Barack Obama to demand the return of fugitive Joanne Chesimard before restoring… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 23rd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: U.S.-Cuba relations | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Cuba says it might not turn over fugitive cop killer Chesimard

Christie Demands Chesimard’s Extradition

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has written to President Barack Obama demanding that fugitive Joanne Chesimard be extradited from Cuba as a condition of the United States normalizing relations with the communist island nation 90 miles from our border, according to a report on FoxNews Sunday.

A video of the FoxNews report was posted on Christie’s Youtube channel and was promoted by twitter by the Governor.  Christie posted his letter to the President on twitter two minutes prior to the FoxNews report.

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Posted: December 21st, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Barack Obama, Chris Christie, Cuba, New Jersey, News, NJ State Police, U.S.-Cuba relations | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Sign the petition: Extradite Chesimard

Werner Foerster

Trooper Werner Foerster

With the United States exchanging prisoners with Cuba and moving quickly to normalizing relations with Castro regime, there is a growing movement in New Jersey to prevail upon the Obama Administration to extradite convicted cop killer Joanne Chesimard, aka Assata Shakur back to New Jersey to serve her sentence for the murder of State Trooper Werner Foerster.

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Posted: December 19th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, U.S.-Cuba relations | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

New Jersey court reverses parole denial in 1973 trooper killing

HACKENSACK, N.J. — It remains one of the nation’s most infamous murders of a police officer, a New Jersey Turnpike killing connected to the racial politics of the 1970s and the dramatic prison escape of a woman who fled to Cuba and is one of the FBI’s most wanted fugitives. A state panel of appellate judges… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: September 30th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Crime, Crime and Punishment, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | 6 Comments »