authorizes trip to Cuba for
the afternoon of March 19, 2012, it was announced
that South Florida District Court Judge Joan Lenard,
who has overseen since its inception the case of the
Cuban Five, unjustly imprisoned in the United States,
approved a motion submitted by the lawyer
representing René González requesting that the judge
grant René permission to travel to Cuba for two
weeks in order to see his brother, Roberto González,
who is gravely ill
The judge, however, indicated that
the trip is subject to several conditions.
Essentially, René must obtain the necessary
clearances and licenses required by the U.S.
government to travel to Cuba; he must submit a
detailed itinerary of the trip including flight
numbers, routing, location and contact information
in Cuba. Additionally he must report telephonically
to his probation officer. Lastly, the judge’s order
made clear that the conditions of his supervised
release have not changed and he must return to the
United States within two weeks from the date of his
Philip Horowitz, René
González’ lawyer: "Prison was bad but supervised
liberty is insulting"
CUBAN anti-terrorist Rene González Sehwerert has
completed four months of his supervised liberty on
February 7. That day we talked with his lawyer
Philip Horowitz for close to half an hour.
Antonio Guerrero transferred
to Oklahoma penitentiary
HAVANA.—María Eugenia (Maruchi), the sister of
Antonio Guerrero, one of the five Cuban anti-terrorists
incarcerated in the United States, has sent a
message to all those in solidarity with the Five and
demanding their liberation.
asks Florida court to reject habeas corpus relief
for two of Cuban Five
December 6, 2011, the U.S. government asked the
Southern District of Florida Court to reject the
collateral petitions for habeas corpus relief filed
by Ramón Labañino and Fernando González, alleging
that the arguments put forward lack the legal merit
to be considered by the court.