Salvadorian People Urge USA to Free the Five

Salvadorian People Urge USA to Free the FiveSan Salvador, Mar 7. -The solidarity of the Salvadorian people with the cause of the Five Cuban antiterrorists imprisoned in the United States since 12 years was shown by means of demonstrations in two cities of this country.

The demonstrations took place at the building of the University of El Salvador in Santa Ana city and in Ciudad Delgado, in the capital.

Raul Martinez, head of the Cuba Solidarity Committee in El Salvador, said that those demonstrations are part of the global campaign to free the Five.

Politicians, social leaders and student leaders, and municipal authorities ratified they will keep on making everything in their power to put an end to the injustice committed against the Five.

The popular radio station Maya Vision broadcasted the two events life.

Authorities of Santa Ana city climbed a neighboring hill to call the attention on the case of the Five and demand their freedom.

After the demonstration in Ciudad Delgado, Tomas Minero, mayor of the city and Cuban ambassador to El Salvador Pedro Pablo Prada and thousand of people attended the opening of a wall with inscriptions regarding the Five in front off the headquarters of the city hall.

Arnulfo Elias, secretary general of Ciudad Delgado of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN), said that the support for the Five must be multiplied.

Ambassador Prada said that while Gerardo Hernandez, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando Gonzalez, Ramon Labañino and Rene Gonzalez are in jail, the authors of terrorist crimes, like Posada Carriles, are free and are under the protection of the U.S government.

He praised the solidarity of the Salvadorian people with Cuba as well as they did in other times. (Prensa Latina)