All those holes that didn’t match up?
They spelled out “S.O.S”!
Maybe the prisoners figured if they kept screwing up long enough — throwing an Allen wrench in the works, as it were — somebody would come and investigate.
OK, The Pueblo it ain’t, but still…
The controversial contract to use Cuban prison labor to build Ikea furniture was part of a broader deal between companies run by the Cuban and East German security services that also involved Cuban antiques, cigars and guns, according to a researcher in Berlin.
The deal blossomed into scandal last week after a German newspaper reported that an Ikea subsidiary in Berlin and an East German company had contracted for Cuban prison labor to build 45,000 tables and 4,000 sofa groupings in 1987.