Brazil: Free the Cuban 5

Brasilia, Sep 13. -The release of five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly held in U.S. prisons was demanded Tuesday in the launching in Brazil of the Portuguese translation of the book "Nuestra America" (Our America), by Cuban national hero Jose Marti.

This book was published in Spanish and Portuguese languages by the publishing house of the Brasilia National University (UNB) and translated by the Center of Cuban Studies (NesCuba), in collaboration with the Marti Studies Center.

During the launching of the book at the Darcy Ribeiro Memorial, of the UNB, NesCuba coordinator Maria Auxiliadora Cesar said that September 12 marked the 13th anniversary of the unjust imprisonment of Gerardo Hernandez, Rene Gonzalez, Ramon Labañino, Antonio Guerrero and Fernando Gonzalez, for fighting terrorism against their country.

As in each activity we carry out, we demand the immediate release of the Five, as they are universally known.

UNB Rector Jose Geraldo de Sousa Junior also advocated for releasing the five Cubans when delivering the main words of the launching of the Marti book.

Cuban press adviser to Brazil Edgardo Valdes stated that the Five, without weapons or violence, fought terrorism in U.S. territory, to stop numerous aggressions against Cuba. (Prensa Latina)