As happens with stories converted into a slogan, the Los 5 loses much of its content when it raises official harangues. The reality, as almost always, exceeds the cellophane of the envelope so that meeting Rene Gonzalez Sehwerert in the flesh, without any intermediary, was an act of revolutionary reaffirmation.
Category Archives: the Cuban Five
Since I knew about the closure of the Cuban Five in the US, I became interested in the history of those men who sacrificed 16 years of their lives away from their homes, friends, their land and their families, to defend a cause of justice.
As a continuation of the twenty-fifth Cuba 2016 International Fair, was presented at the University of Matanzas the The Five Cubans book, that reads about their lives in the American working class. Teachers, administrators, students and workers and other guests of the subsidiary History of this territory attended.
On behalf of theGreater Antilles people last Sunday the sixteenth anniversary of the Battle of Ideas was recalled with a political-cultural gala held at the movie theater in Cardenas, Matanzas. The ceremony had the presence of the Five Heroes of the Republic of Cuba, their wives, mothers and sons. The Municipal Assembly of Popular Power in that locality conferred the title of adopted children of Cardenas city to our brothers Ramón, Antonio, Fernando, René and Gerardo for being examples of the most genuine values of Cuban youth, together with its revolutionary determination, dedication, patriotism, unyielding will and especially their struggle in defense of peace and justice for the sake of a better world.
The Matanzas Speleological Committee will join the activities to claim for the Cuban antiterrorists who are still imprisoned in the United States, said Leonel Pérez Orozco, president of the provincial Subcommittee of History and Archaeology, in Matanzas.
Despina Andrianna the Greek ship was christened with a logo of solidarity for the cause of the Five in Matanzas port. By initiative of Sharalampos Vorrea, who is the representative of the owner of the ship and the crew was placed the claim: Freedom for the Five next to the ship name for being one of the most visible areas.
The town of Matanzas, like every corner of the island, raised his voice again on Friday to demand justice and freedom to the president of the United States for our three heroes imprisoned in the Empire for fighting terrorism, since thay are metting today 16 years of confinement .
The students of the Medical Sciences University of Matanzas performed a ceremony this morning on the steps of the center to demand the release of three anti-terrorist fighters Ramon, Gerardo and Antonio and also the immediate end to injustice.
Young people from Matanzas held a cultural evening last night at the René Fraga Moreno Pedagogical School to demand the immediate return to the Homeland of the three brothers imprisoned in the Empire, under the rule that sixteen years is too long, they can no wait any longer.
One often repeats set phrases without thinking about its real meaning. And it’s ok, because that is one of the objectives of the set expressions ; stereotype, simplify thoughts and facilitate communication.