FIU professor, wife, charged with violating national security, denied...

January 9, 2006

Miami Herald- Jay Weaver and Noah Bierman

FIU professor, wife, charged with violating national security, denied bond

A Florida International University professor and his wife, both accused of being foreign agents for Cuba's communist government, were denied bond today.

Federal Magistrate Andrea Simonton said Carlos M. Alvarez, 61, and his wife, Elsa, 55, posed a flight risk if allowed to return to their South Miami home. 'I believe they would go back to Cuba,' Simonton said.


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