But Cuban authorities seem set on keeping Justine Davis detained in the country until an investigation into the crash is complete, and Canadian officials appear unable to intervene.
Friends and family back in Toronto are working to rally support for Davis and get her home before the funeral for son Cameron on Feb. 8.
“We are urging the Canadian public to help Justine by reaching out to their Members of Parliament, local constituents, legal representatives, as well as the Cuban embassy in Ottawa, asking for Justine to be released in time to attend her son’s services,” reads a statement from her support group.
According to a Facebook group petitioning for her released, Cuban officials will not allow her to leave the country because the crash that killed her son is still under investigation.
The ordeal began on Dec. 20, 2013,Read More »from Justine Davis, a Canadian woman trapped in Cuba, may be forced to miss son’s funeral