Cuba: The British man falsely accused of spying
16 months in jail without being formally charged, The Briton who languished in a Cuban jail after being accused of spying Stephen Purvis has returned to Britain after spending 16 months in a Cuban jail on false spying and fraud charges. He speaks to Colin Freeman about the ordeal. It was not until three weeks before his trial last month that his Cuban lawyer finally got the charge sheet against him – an 8,000-page document that Mr Purvis was not allowed to see. . . .