The ‘Diplomatic Conception’: Cuban 5 prisoner and wife have a baby without conjugal visits

photo credit:  Estudio Revolución via Granma
photo credit: Estudio Revolución via Granma

It’s not quite as unbelievable as the Immaculate Conception, but it’s pretty unthinkable, given the history of diplomatic “relations” between the U.S. and Cuba.

Tuesday, the wife of one of the Cuban Five gave birth to a baby girl, Gema Hernández Pérez. Gerardo Hernández was one of the three former Cuban intelligence agents, freed, after being in jail for 16 years, during a prisoner swap between Cuba and the U.S. last month, which also resulted in the release of the U.S. business man Alan Gross. But, obviously, Hernández was still in prison when his wife Adriana Pérez was impregnated. So, how did it happen? Conjugal visits, you say? Nope. Those weren’t allowed. The milk man, you say? Nope. The baby is of Hernández genetic stock.

As Hernández explained, “I had to do it by ‘remote control’.” OK. So, what does that mean?

Keep reading at RawStory


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