Wedding to Cuban leaves Brampton bride brokenhearted — and broke

Wedding to Cuban leaves Brampton bride brokenhearted — and broke

A year ago, she showered him and his family in Cuba with love — and gifts after Erin Standen married the man of her dreams.

The 28-year-old Brampton single mother began renovating her basement apartment for their new life in June, while waiting for the spousal sponsorship to come through in Havana.

She ripped out the carpeting, installed tile floors, purchased a 47-inch big-screen television and place in a $4,000 room set, anticipating their arrival.

On Jan. 12, the wait that is long finally over and Jorge Manuel Batista Gonzalez, 33, attained Pearson airport terminal, embraced by an exhilarated Standen.

3 days later on, Standen states, Gonzalez — after kissing her goodbye along with $1,000 tip money she had collected in the bedroom as she left for her waitressing job — walked out the door with all the clothes and other things she had bought for him.

All that stayed of him, she claims, ended up being a crumpled napkin: “Sorry we don’t dropped love anymore. Don’t lock for me. I’l be great. We shall make an effort to spend you straight back. Thank x Everithing. Jorge Manuel. Continue reading “Wedding to Cuban leaves Brampton bride brokenhearted — and broke”