will celebrate the best birthday of all together in
WASHINGTON.—Ramón Labañino, one of the five Cuban
anti-terrorists sentenced to long prison terms in
the United States, affirmed optimism in relation to
his return to the country in a message to his
compañero Fernando González, who celebrated his
50th birthday on August 18.
spite of his unjust detention, which has already
lasted 15 years, given the arbitrary sentences
handed down to the Five in 2001, at the end of a
rigged trial in Miami, he stated, “We Five are
Labaniño noted, “We will celebrate the best birthday
of all together in our eternal, free and sovereign
Cuba; the sun brings its light here for that
reason,” he emphasized.
“There is a sixth extrasensory communication among
us,” Labaniño affirmed, wishing in the name of all
the Five, “that the return to the tender arms of the
homeland will be as rapid as possible,” in reference
to the fact that Fernando González completes his
unjust sentence in February 2014.
also conveyed the loyalty of this brotherhood born
in the noble struggle against terrorism. “We are
always with you,” states the text, distributed by
the International Committee for the Freedom of the
Cuban 5, which concludes,
“Five embraces, because we are always five,
including for ourselves,” PL reports.