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Spanish politician charged over fatal Cuba car crash

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A Spanish politician has been charged with homicide in Cuba following a car crash that killed two government opponents, including leading dissident Oswaldo Paya.

27-year-old Angel Carromero from the youth wing of Spain’s ruling conservative party’s was driving. The victims were passengers in the back seat and not wearing seatbelts, according to the authorities.

A Swedish politician who survived, Jens Aron Modig, was allowed to return home in spite of what the authorities called his “illegal activities” in Cuba.