Browsing All posts tagged under »Ricardo Alarcon«

Emergency Appeal: Cuban Fiver, Gerardo Henandez, Being Held in Prison “Hole” — And, He is Sick To Boot

July 30, 2010

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International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5 ACT NOW! For Over A Week Gerardo Hernandez Nordelo Has Been Held In The Hole At Victorville Prison Without Committing Any Infraction Once Again the US government has imposed another cruel punishment against Gerardo Hernandez, one of the Cuban 5 imprisoned in the US for fighting against terrorism. […]

Amistad Replica Visits Cuba to Commemorate Victims of Slavery

March 28, 2010

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Amistad Replica Visits Cuba to Commemorate Victims of Slavery March 27, 2010 HAVANA – The U.S. replica of the Spanish schooner Amistad, famous for the 53 African slaves aboard who rebelled in 1839 and won their freedom, docked in the Cuban capital for the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the […]

BBC Interview with Ricardo Alarcon, Pres.-Cuban National Assembly on Cuban 5

March 5, 2010

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BBC Interviews Ricardo Alarcon on Miami Five RICARDO ALARCON The BBC has broadcast an exclusive 18 minute interview with Ricardo Alarcon, President of the Cuban parliament, the National Assembly of People’s Power regarding the Cuban 5 (Miami Five) unjustly held in US prisons. Click here for video.

Pres. Raul Castro Statement Upon Death of Hunger-Striking Prisoner Orlando Zapata Tamayo

February 25, 2010

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Zapata Tamayo, a prisoner in Cuba, died from a hunger strike.  Below is an article by John McAuliff from the Fund for Reconciliation and Development.  While I disagree with a few aspects of the article, I thought it important to include here because it tells an important back story regarding the US’ role in all this. Following the […]