Climate of Hatred in Posada Carriles Trial

Climate of Hatred in Posada Carriles TrialWashington, Jan 12. -The trial of terrorist Luis Posada Carriles in El Paso, Texas, continues Wednesday amid the hatred encouraged by his supporters for those who seek justice.

Jose Pertierra, the attorney representing Venezuela in its request to extradite the terrorist, told Prensa Latina that Sergio Garcia, a Luis Posada Carriles' supporter, insulted him and threatened to kill him.

Pertierra, who stays in the same hotel as Posada Carriles and about 20 of his supporters, stated that when those people acknowledged him they attacked him verbally, calling him "dog," a phrase well-known by Posada, he said.

The attorney referred to a telephone message in code sent to Posada Carriles on October 6, 1976 by some of his Venezuelan accomplices involved in the mid-flight explosion of a Cuban passenger plane that killed all 73 people aboard off the coast of Barbados.

Hernan Ricardo told his boss at that time that "all the dogs were killed," alluding to the death of those people who were traveling on the airplane.

Garcia accompanies Posada Carriles in many of his missions, and even in Panama, as part of a plot to assassinate the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, was developed.