Puerto Ricans Extol Cuban Revolution

San Juan, July 26. -The Puerto Rican Communist Party describe on Tuesday the Cuban Revolution, whose genesis occurred on July 26, 1953 with the attacks on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Cespedes barrack, as an example of dignity.In exclusive statements to Prensa Latina, the Communist Party spokesman, Miguel Cruz, said that neither the imperialist blockade nor the dissolution of the Soviet Union "could destroy the will of the Cuban people and their leadership to hold high the banner of dignity and revolutionary shame".

At a date so memorable "we demand the release of the Cuban Five, who have been unjustly imprisoned for almost 13 years in the US for fighting terrorism against Cuba, he said referring to Antonio Guerrero Fernando Gonzalez, Gerardo Hernandez, Rene Gonzalez and Ramon Labanino.

Cruz added that those who fight for the independence of Puerto Rico and seek to build a more just society "will always be with the Cuban people". (Prensa Latina)