Passport to Hell: How I Survived Sadistic Prison Guards, Corrupt Officials, and Hardened Criminals in Some of Spain's Toughest Prisons

By Terry Daniels

A surprising actual crime tale, Terry's extradition used to be a landmark case leading to adjustments to the legislation concerning interpretation and translation and entry to documents

In 1997, Terry Daniels discovered herself unwittingly in the midst of a drug bust regarding millions of kilos' worthy of cocaine being smuggled from Brazil to Spain via her holiday better half. After finally being cleared of any fees she again domestic shaken, assuming the nightmare used to be over—but her problems had simply all started. 5 years after her ordeal, Terry woke up one morning to the antiterrorist police breaking down her door. She was once arrested and shortly after came upon herself being extradited to Spain to be attempted out of the country. In an inexplicably merciless coincidence, Terry was once sentenced to 10 years in a maximum-security Spanish felony. This hard-hitting account of Terry's struggle for justice tells of an traditional girl who survived and at last triumphed over awesome misfortune.

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It was once a disgrace simply because i actually beloved him yet it is most unlikely to hold on going out with a person while they're dwelling in a rustic that you are banned from vacationing. He did not fancy leaving behind his lifestyles in Northern eire to maneuver to England, so there has been not anything that lets do. I spent the build-up to my court docket case moping round the residence and feeling very sorry for myself. tension was once consuming away at me and that i may possibly not often even drag myself up and doing each one morning. the idea of going again to Maghaberry scared the dwelling daylights out of me. It were undesirable adequate spending 4 days there so God is familiar with what 8 years will be like. My trial happened a number of months after my free up. I bought the aircraft throughout to Northern eire and met my quality controls within the Crown court docket ready region. It used to be the 1st time I had noticeable him and he jogged my memory of a loopy outdated professor. His wig used to be ruffled, his cloak was once tattered and he seemed as though he belonged in a museum. Appearances may be misleading notwithstanding simply because he looked as if it would understand his stuff. He advised me that I had a great opportunity of having a 'not responsible' yet further that the prosecution used to be conscious of my conviction in Tenerife, which intended i could not declare that I had earlier reliable personality to aid persuade the jury of my innocence. 'I notion that used to be all over,' I informed him. This used to be another resource of fear. whether I received the case in Northern eire, the smuggling cost basically hadn't thoroughly long past away. In usual situations, the resurgence of this situation might have scared me part to loss of life, yet because it used to be, I simply had sufficient strength left to fret approximately something at a time so i made a decision to place it to the again of my brain until eventually my trial used to be over. After a quick chat with the mad professor, i used to be escorted into the court docket through well-built safety guards and positioned within a bulletproof glass field. This used to be most likely to avoid the UDA from doing a success on me half approach in the course of the listening to. 3 very stern, official-looking judges sat on the contrary finish of the room and pierced me with deep analytical stares. the full set-up appeared as though it was once designed to scare the wits out of me sooner than the case began. fortunately i did not need to say an excessive amount of throughout the trial simply because my quality controls used to be to be had to struggle my nook for me. He did a super task of protecting me, regardless of the police's numerous makes an attempt to slot me up. The bomb were recovered from a cabinet lower than the steps that was once so crowded with junk that something might have been hidden there with out me being conscious of it. This wasn't the image that the outdated invoice painted even though. they'd taken pictures of the inner at a humorous attitude to attempt and make out that the cabinet was once brimming with area. 'So you suspect that my buyer frequently checked the bag the guns have been saved in? ' the professor grilled the arresting officer. 'I do,' the copper nodded. 'OK then, are you able to please clarify how this can be attainable, given the truth that the bag used to be recovered from at the back of an image and a disused fire, either one of which have been lined from head to toe in airborne dirt and dust?

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