Civil Liberties

Cuba Is Turning the Hakkens Over to the U.S. Government


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The Hakken familiy's troubles are far from over. The AP reports that the Cuban government is returning the family to the United States: 

Foreign Ministry official Johana Tablada told The Associated Press in a written statement Tuesday that Cuba had informed U.S. authorities of the country's decision to turn over Joshua Michael Hakken, his wife Sharyn and their two young boys. She did not say when the handover would occur.

You can read more about the family's tragic tale–which began with a marijuana arrest–here