Unlike Cuba, the U.S. is a country of laws where those who do wrong must compensate their victims for the harm they suffer. A judge awarded a judgment in the case of Ana Margarita Martinez vs. the Republic of Cuba and ordered the defendant to pay compensatory damages for the harm done by Cuba's agent, Juan Pablo Roque. The U.S. judgment states that Martinez is entitled to these damages, yet the DOJ intervened on behalf of the Cuban government, derailing her attempt to attain justice.
The 2001 judgment states: “Spy actions at the behest of the Cuban Government constituted a sexual battery on Ana Margarita Martinez.”
And the testimony of Congressman Peter Deutsch includes this statement: “Cuba is a terrorist state and the action ordered by them against Ana Margarita was torture.”
Cuba does not recognize basic human rights. It does not recognize our courts. Hence, while the Cuban Government hid from the recent Federal Proceedings, the United States intervened and did their bidding claiming that garnishing the accounts of the charter companies that fly to Cuba would interfere with flights to Cuba and with U.S.-Cuba relations.
“It is naive and ludicrous to believe that the Cuban Government would forego hundreds of millions of dollars that bolster their economy and finance their stranglehold over the Cuban population for the amount of my judgment” adds Martinez.