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Cuba frees jailed Canadian businessman

By CHARMAINE NORONHA, Associated Press Modified: February 8, 2014 at 9:57 pm •  Published: February 9, 2014
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TORONTO — A Canadian businessman who served 2 1/2 years of a 9-year prison sentence in Cuba for corruption has abruptly returned to Canada.

Sarkis Yacoubian, president of Tri-Star Caribbean import company, said Saturday that he's extremely happy and excited to be home in Toronto. However, he says he is still adjusting after he was given only 24 to 48 hours' notice before his release.

Yacoubian was...

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