Message from the
Obama can order the release of the
Five, Alarcón reaffirms
To the conscience of the world and the U.S.
years ago today, September 12, 1998, the brutality
of five simultaneous arrests burst into our homes to
initiate one of the most shameful chapters of U.S.
legal history: the trial of those of us today known
as The Five.
• Fill Cuba with
yellow ribbons on September 12
Address by René
González, anti-terrorist fighter and Hero of the
Republic of Cuba, on Cuban television, September 3,
I have acted in
accordance with my principles
Fernando González Llort
celebrated his 50th birthday, August 18th. He was
only 35 years of age on Saturday, September 12,
1998, when, during the dawn hours, the FBI arrested
him, but they have not been able to destroy his
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.
René González, a Cuban patriot
DURING a press conference in Havana, René González,
one of the five Cuban heroes unjustly convicted in
the U.S. for anti-terrorist activities, said, “My
commitment to this people is the only possible
response I can make to the solidarity, affection and
support 11 million Cubans have shown me.”
René can remain
May 3, Judge Joan Lenard accepted the request
presented by René González to modify the conditions
of his supervised release and remain in Cuba, in
exchange for renouncing his U.S. citizenship.
6th INTERNATIONAL EVENT FOR THE FREEDOM OF THE FIVE
weren’t even allowed to
touch his hand"
weren’t even allowed to touch hands, neither the
girls nor I," affirmed Elizabeth Palmeiro, while
recounting details of a recent visit to her husband
Ramón Labañino, imprisoned in the United States.
René in Cuba
after noon on March 30, Hero of the Republic René
González Sehwerert, one of the five anti-terrorist
Cuban fighters sentenced unjustly to long prison
terms in the United States, arrived in Cuba for a
private family visit
authorizes trip to Cuba for René González
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
MATANZAS (AIN).— U.S. President Barack Obama can
order the release of the five Cuban anti-terrorists
imprisoned in the United States, Ricardo Alarcón,
president of the Cuban Parliament, reaffirmed.
Court approves hearing on the Five
Atlanta Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to a
hearing of the case of the five Cuban political
prisoners in the United States, scheduled for Miami
City on March 10,2004.
only want to see our husbands!’
asking for authorization to visit the United States
as tourists, or to work there; much less to live
there. We just want to see our husbands!” emphasized
Adriana Pérez Oconor, the wife of Gerardo Hernández
Nordelo, in response to questions in a press
conference at which she appeared with Olga Salanueva
Arango, the wife of René González Seherwert.
government once again denies visas to wives of
Gerardo Hernández and René González
ON Saturday June 20,
2003, via the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Olga
Salanueva Arango and Adriana Pérez Oconor, the wives
of heroes of the Republic of Cuba René González
Sehewert and Gerardo Hernández Nordelo, respectively,
lodged applications with the U.S. authorities for
visas to travel to the United States in order to
visit their husbands, unjustly imprisoned in U.S.
COLLATERAL DAMAGE IN THE FIVE’S TRIAL
to go and meet my daddy!"
Just five years old, Ivette,
the younger daughter of René González, as well
as the rest of her family, have been used by the U.S.
authorities in a futile attempt to put pressure on
René and secure his betrayal • Olga Salanueva,
Ivette’s mother, recalls how the authorities refused
to let her hold her baby when they deported her
greetings to Fidel from the Five
THE five Cuban
heroes unjustly imprisoned in different U.S. jails sent
birthday greetings to Fidel for his 76th birthday.
prisoners in Miami honored as Heroes of the Republic of Cuba,
acknowledgement of their mothers and wives
the title of Heroes of the Republic of Cuba on Gerardo Hernández
Nordelo, Ramón Labañino Salazar, Fernando González Llort,
René González Sehwerert and Antonio Guerrero Rodríguez,
Cubans unjustly imprisoned in Miami,...
Fidel leads protest rally in
front of the U.S. Interests Section
PRESIDENT Fidel Castro led a militant rally
at the José Martí Anti-Imperialist Tribunal, across from the U.S. Interests Section in
Havana, in protest against the unjust accusations against the five Cubans held in the
dismal and dark prison labyrinth in Miami.
Gonzalezs father was separated from his son for 11 years
ON the telephone he would assure his father: "Im fine,
old man, no problems." On the island they would doubt him and say: "hes
having us on..."