Members of Pastors for Peace Speak with Relatives of the
HAVANA, Cuba, July 24 (acn) The
members of the 23rd US-Cuba Friendship Caravan spoke on
Tuesday in this city with relatives of the five Cuban heroes
unfairly condemned in that northern country for fighting
At Havana’s Frank Pais International Orthopedic
Hospital, the caravanistas were updated on the case and
were given details of the biased trial against Gerardo
Hernandez, Rene Gonzalez, Ramon Labañino, Antonio
Guerrero (Tony) and Fernando Gonzalez.
Elizabeth Palmeiro, Ramon’s wife, expressed her
gratitude to the visitors for their efforts so spread
the reality of The Five.
Palmeiro argued that this is a purely political cause,
which needs international solidarity and particularly
that of the US people, so President Barack Obama makes
use of his constitutional power to release these heroes.
The use of social networks and Web sites is also
crucial, so youngsters, who represent the majority of
Internet users, now about the cause of The Five,
emphasized Antonio Guerrero Cabrera, Tony’s eldest son.
For their part, the members of the Caravan took an
interest in knowing how to increase solidarity work at a
world level and specified that they won’t abandon their
efforts to achieve the return of these patriots to Cuba.
The over 60 activists of Pastors for Peace, coming from
the US, Canada, Mexico and Europe, arrived in Havana on
Saturday with some 100 tons of humanitarian aid, mainly
destined to the health, education and sports sectors,
which have been hit very hard by Washington’s blockade
on the island.