Attorney General Reaffirms her Support of Cuban Five
Jan 20 (acn) Venezuela’s Attorney General Luisa Ortega reiterated in
Havana her willingness to collaborate in favor of the cause of the
five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters serving unfair sentences in the
meeting with relatives of the Cuban Five, Ortega said that she
personally, as a woman, as a Venezuelan and as representative of
supported the cause of Gerardo Hernandez, Rene Gonzalez, Antonio
Ramon Labañino and Fernando Gonzalez.
After reiterating her willingness to collaborate in anything in
with their cause, Ortega said the process against the Cuban Five
arbitrary and a violation of all the fundamental rights of
international law, Granma newspaper reported.
Four of five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters remain imprisoned in
federal jails, and in the case of Rene Gonzalez, though released
September 2011, was not allowed to return to Cuba because of an
punishment imposed on him for which he has to stay in that
other three years on probation.
On behalf of the Cuban Five’s relatives present in the meeting,
Perez, Gerardo Hernandez’ wife thanked the Venezuelan official’s
and noted that international support and pressure exerted so
be made we’ll make it possible for the Cuban Five to return to