Director Kathryn Bigelow defends torture scenes in her Oscar-nominated film “Zero Dark Thirty,” saying torture was an undeniable part of the hunt for Osama bin Laden after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
A lawyer for an American man imprisoned in Cuba for nearly three years has written to the United Nations’ anti-torture expert saying the treatment of his client “will surely amount to torture” if he continues to be denied certain medical care.
The Florida Supreme Court has affirmed the kidnapping conviction and life sentence of a South Florida man jailed for beating and kidnapping his own son.
South Florida Congressman Allen West, R-Plantation, will travel to Cuba Monday to tour the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay.
People who lived near the home of Carmen and Jorge Barahona said they are relieved that Carmen Barahona had been arrested Saturday.