Lima, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban hero Fernando Gonzalez expressed today legitimate pride because his is the more united country in the world, in a fraternal meeting with Peruvian compatriots, intellectuals and activists of solidarity with the island. In a speech of recognition for the solidarity received in the activity held at the residence of Cuban ambassador here, Juana Martinez, the visitor stated that, while being imprisoned in the United States, he received a letter from a remote Pacific island, Nauru, whose name he did not even know.
This concern a small island with less than 10,000 inhabitants, where a Cuban medical mission, as the many which arrive in with their solidarity to the most remote, poor sites and those lacking the most basic services, he said.
Gonzalez said that solidarity conduct, which give prestige Cuba in the world, had to do with the U.S. recognition of the failure of its policy of hostility against Cuba and negotiations to normalize the bilateral relations that framed the achievement of the release of three of four Gonzalez’ colleagues who were still prisoners, all of them from 1998.
He referred further to the revolutionary unity that kept the Five strong in confinement, around a just cause, with the conviction that they would achieve victory.
With that unity, we will continue fighting to also defeat the U.S. blockade, let’s get back the territory occupied by the United States in Guantanamo, and stop the illegal television and radio broadcasts and other Washington plots against Cuba, he said.
Fernando Gonzalez arrived in here on Friday, Oct. 9, and attended as a guest the 16th Peruvian Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba, held in the southern Andean city of Cusco.