From US Prison, Cuban Antonio Guerrero Calls for Unity

Screen shot 2014-11-24 at 8.20.08 AMSan Luis, Argentina, November 23 (Prensa Latina) Antonio Guerrero, one of three Cuban Five are still incarcerated in the United States, called for unity as a fundamental tool to address the challenges Latin America is facing today.

‘We know that in the complex world we live only with unity and solidarity of our nations may face difficult problems we have and advance development’ said Guerrero in a message to the XIV Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba, which is developed in this city.

Later states that ‘with its unwavering support for the Cuban revolution, have joined the long battle for our freedom and will not stop fighting until we return to our homes free all’.

‘So very few lines I want them to express on behalf of the Five and our families our infinite gratitude for such support and brotherhood of struggle that strengthens us and makes us feel very optimistic every day,” he says. Guerrero, Gerardo Hernández and Ramón Labañino imprisoned in the US for more than 16 years after being sentenced to long terms in Miami to prevent their country from violent actions of enemy groups of the Cuban Revolution.

Rene Gonzalez and Fernando Gonzalez, sentenced too, already on the island after fully serving their sentences.

Commenting on the message, José Alberto Mas, coordinator of the Argentine Committee to Free the Five, he told Prensa Latina that ‘for the whole organization the importance of having the support of Tony Guerrero and his comrades commits us even more to redouble efforts to secure his release.”

‘Despite being behind bars, his thoughts will fly free and feel, as now, their support for the revolutionary and democratic causes in Latin America’ he said Mas.

In San Luis are gathered concerning the Argentine solidarity movement, MASCUBA to discuss ways conducive to strengthening actions against US economic blockade against Cuba and the release of Guerrero, Gerardo Hernández and Ramón Labañino.

It also called to broaden the base of the Movement and expand the work of solidarity to the rest of the popular and democratic processes in the region.


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