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Yellow Ribbons Worldwide for Cuban Five

Yellow Ribbons Worldwide for Cuban Five

Yellow Ribbons Worldwide for Cuban Five

Washington,  Sep 4  –  The International Committee for the Release of the Five Cuban Antiterrorist Fighters convicted in the United States, called today friends and solidarity groups to multiply yellow ribbons, a symbol of hope for the return of these men to their homeland. Continue reading

Cuban Hero Urges to Boost Initiatives for the Cuban Five

Cuban Hero Urges to Boost Initiatives for the Cuban Five

Cuban Hero Urges to Boost Initiatives for the Cuban Five

Havana, Aug 30  –  The antiterrorist Rene Gonzalez, called today to boost popular initiatives during the journey of solidarity with the Cuban Five to achieve their excarceration.

The Five, as Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labañino, Fernando Gonzalez, Antonio Guerrero and Rene Gonzalez are known, were arrested in Miami in 1998, for aborting anti-Cuban plans organized by violent groups. The Five were given long and severe sentences including more than one life imprisonment. Continue reading

Youth from Various Countries Demand Release of Cuban Five

Havana, Aug 15  –  Students from various countries began here today a 200-kilometers tour by bike with the aim of spreading the cause of five Cubans tried and convicted in the United States at high imprisonment.

Youth from Various Countries Demand Release of Cuban Five

Youth from Various Countries Demand Release of Cuban Five

The five young men from Brazil, Cuba, Puerto Rico, United States and Honduras began the journey, called “I Want You Free”, after having paid tribute to national hero Jose Marti at Havana’s Central Park. Continue reading

Writer Dedicates Book on Fidel Castro to Cuban Five

Writer Dedicates Book on Fidel Castro to Cuban Five

Writer Dedicates Book on Fidel Castro to Cuban Five

Havana, Aug 14  –  Serbian writer Dragoslava Koprivica presented in this capital the Spanish edition of her book, “The Immortal Castro and Serbian Lineage”, and dedicated it to the Cuban Five imprisoned in the USA since 1998. Continue reading

Solidarity Meeting with Cuban Five Convoked

Solidarity Meeting with Cuban Five Convoked

Solidarity Meeting with Cuban Five Convoked

Havana, Aug 14  –  The Cuban Institute of Friendship with Peoples of the World (ICAP) convoked an International Meeting of Solidarity for the Release of the Cuban Five Wednesday. The meeting will be held in this capital on September 12. Continue reading

Canadian Writer to Promote Book on Cuban 5 in USA

Canadian Writer to Promote Book on Cuban 5 in USA

Canadian Writer to Promote Book on Cuban 5 in USA

Washington, Aug 8  –  Canadian writer Stephen Kimber will tour the United States with his book What Lies Across the Water: The True Story of the Cuban Five, after 15 years of imprisonment of those antiterrorist fighters. Continue reading

Freedom for Cuban Five Demanded on Ecuadorian Volcano’s Summit

Cuban Five

Cuban Five

Quito, Jun 30  –  Officials from the Prefecture of Pichincha, the metropolitan town hall, the May 24 Cooperative of Lloa and the Cuban Embassy in Ecuador hoisted a flag on the summit of the Pichincha Volcano on Saturday to demand the release of the Cuban Five. Continue reading