Cuba Elects New Vice President of Parliament

1 Havana, Cuba, Jul 24.- Member of Parliament Ana María Mari Machado was elected for the post of Vice President of the National Assembly of the People´s Power of Cuba (Parliament) in the wake of approval of the release because of illness of Jaime Crombet from the post. In line with the current Electoral Law, the jurist and also member

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Campaign to Release Cuban Five Concludes in Washington

0 Washington, Apr 21.- The campaign "Five Days for the Cuban Five" to demand the U.S. government to release five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly held in U.S. prisons immediately will conclude on Saturday in this capital, with the hope of having promoted consciousness and gained supporters. Today's activities include the debate "Obama Give me Five," which opened at a community

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Cuban Residents in Ukraine Demand End of U.S. Blockade

0 Kiev, Dec 13. -The Association of Cuban residents in Ukraine on Tuesday demanded the end of the U.S. criminal blockade and the release of four Cuban antiterrorist fighters, unjustly held in that northern nation, and the return of a fifth to the island.A statement approved during a national meeting of the organization in this capital also reaffirms the unconditional

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H. Upmann Launches New Cigar

2 Havana, Nov 22. -As part of Cuba''s strategy to present new highest-quality cigars every year, the release of the new H. Upmann Half Corona international cigar was announced on Monday.Producers say the vitola has a format that allows enjoying an authentic Cuban cigar under any circumstances. The flavor of this cigar, said the report from the international corporation Habanos

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Santa Cruz del Sur students committed with just causes

3 With the claim of release for the Cuban antiterrorist fighters held in United States jails since 13 years ago, students from the Camilo Cienfuegos in Santa Cruz del Sur, started the celebration for the International Student Day, where many activities, including sports were carried out. A special morning meeting was carried out on Tuesday where the 9 students of

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Prominent Nicaraguans: Free the Cuban 5

2 Managua, Nov 2. -Prominent Nicaraguan figures are currently among the signatories of a letter addressed to U.S. President Barack Obama, demanding the release of five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly held in that northern nation.The signatories, who include culture, science and religious figures, are members of the Nicaraguan Chapter of the Network of Intellectuals in Defense of Humanity, and were

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Cuban Antiterrorist Should Be Freed, Returned Home

1 Havana, Oct 5. -Relatives and friends worldwide expect on Wednesday the release from prison on Oct. 7 of Rene Gonzalez, one of the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly held in the United States, and demand his return to the island.Rene's father and brother are already in U.S. territory, while his two daughters will shortly depart for that northern country,

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Puerto Rican Left to Demand Release of The Cuban Five

0 San Juan, Sep 21. -Several Puerto Rican pro-independence organizations will mark the "Cry of Lares" on September 23 by demanding the release of five anti-terrorist Cuban fighters held in US prisons for over a decade. The main activity will be held in the mountainous municipality of Lares under the slogan "For the Release of Puerto Rican political prisoners and

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Solidarity Fast for Cuban Five in Mexico

0 Mexico, Sep 10. -A 24-hour fast demanding the release of five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly held in U.S. prisons begins on Saturday in front of the embassy of that northern nation in Mexico.The fast is part of a series of activities carried out by the Mexican Movement of Solidarity with Cuba during the international campaign in support of the

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Puerto Rico: Free the Cuban 5

2 San Juan, Jun 16. -The Puerto Rican Cuba Solidarity Committee has sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama demanding the release of the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly imprisoned in the U.S. The letter states that Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando Gonzalez and Rene Gonzalez are serving unjust sentences. The committee also denounced the double standard

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