As expected, the Bush administration has bought some more time. They've had since March to act. Posada has confirmed he came to the US then and applied for asylum.
While the United States has not said anything about whether it would send Posada to Venezuela, a previous statement by ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) threw into question whether it would approve sending him to a country that is so friendly with Cuba.
"As a matter of immigration law and policy, ICE does not generally remove people to Cuba, nor does ICE generally remove people to countries believed to be acting on Cuba's behalf," it said in a statement on Tuesday.
No, but extraordinary rendition of suspected terrorists to Egypt, Morocco, Syria, and Jordan where they almost certainly face torture--that's okay with us....