Pastoral Platform demands justice
for the Five
in Matanzas, the Cuban Pastoral Platform approved a
statement supporting family reunification for the
Five, "to put an end to an injustice which has
continued unnecessarily over time."
Five Days for
important Afro-American leader Angela Davis, Dolores
Huerta, leader of the Farmworkers Union, European
Union parliamentarian Gianni Vattimo, as well as
Chilean legislators Hugo Gutiérrez and Alejandro
Navarro, in addition to other intellectuals and
figures from around the world have confirmed their
participation in the Five Days for the Five in
We were, we are
and will be the Five
To my brother René in freedom
That September 12, for which there
is no adjective to describe its violence, I was the
last to arrive in Miami and, thus, the last to be
placed in an extremely cold cell, with a bare
"We won the trial"
• Closing the ‘Five Days for the Five’
event in Washington, Hero of the Republic René
González spoke with participants via a
Jurists meeting in Washington
emphasize irregularities in the trial of the Cuban
A panel of eminent jurists, including attorney
Martin Garbus from the team defending the Cuban anti-terrorists
imprisoned in the United States, presented in
Washington a detailed analysis of the irregularities
which occurred during the prosecution of the Five.
"I will die as I
Watercolors by Antonio Guerrero exhibited in U.S.
exposition "Me muero como viví" (I Will Die as I
Have Lived), composed of 15 watercolors painted by
Antonio (Tony) Guerrero, a decorated Hero of the
Republic of Cuba, was inaugurated May 15 in the
headquarters of Casa Maryland, a Latino community
organization established in 1985, among the most
important of its kind in the state.
René no longer a
SINCE Thursday, May 9 at 2:00pm,
René González Sehwerert is "just a Cuban patriot."
At that time, in Havana’s U.S. Interests Section
(USIS), he received the document certifying his
renunciation of U.S. citizenship, a procedure which
will allow him to remain in Cuba.
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