Calendar of Events

Sixteen Years and Counting! September 13, Premier Exhibit and Program in Support of the Cuban 5

Posted by on Sep 6, 2014 in Calendar of Events, Latest News | 0 comments

We are joining with people from all over the world to unite in a common demand to ask President Obama to find a humanitarian solution to the case of the Cuban 5. Two of them, Rene Gonzalez and Fernando Gonzalez are back in Cuba after completing their sentences but Antonio Guerrero, Ramon Labañino and Gerardo Hernandez are still serving long sentences in US prisons. Their crime? Protecting their country Cuba against terrorism. They have been in prison too long and it is time for them to be reunited with their loved ones.In Washington D.C....

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Forum with Dr. José Ramón Cabañas Rodríguez Chief of Mission, Cuban Interests Section, Washington, D.C

Posted by on Aug 24, 2014 in Calendar of Events, Latest News | 0 comments

Cuba and the United States have been at odds since Fidel Castro seized power in 1959. Successive U.S. administrations have employed tough measures since that time, including prolonged economic sanctions, but recently there has been some softening in U.S. policies toward Cuba, particularly since Castro transferred the Cuban presidency to his brother Raúl in 2008, and Barack Obama became U.S.president. Raúl Castro has gradually implemented major economic reforms and lifted travel restrictions, and although the U.S. and Cuba still do not have...

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FREE THE CUBAN 5 MONTH (Sept. 12th-Oct. 12th)

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

    The Cuban 5: Fernando González (free), Antonio Guerrero, Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino and René González (free). “Ours may be one of the most ridiculous accusations of espionage in the history of this country”-Gerardo Hernández Nordelo of The Cuban 5 September 12th, 2014 will mark the 16th year anniversary of the arrest of the Cuban 5; one who is currently on parole in Cuba and four U.S. held Cuban political prisoners and incarcerated for protecting Cuba from U.S. sponsored terrorist actions.In 2006, President...

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Aili Labañino: Free the Cuban Five, Australia’s Tour

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Calendar of Events, Latest News | 0 comments

Published on Aug 20, 2014 Aili Labañino (daughter of Ramón Labañino who is one of the Cuban Five) speaking in Perth on 12 August 2014. The Perth event was organized by the Australia-Cuba Friendship Society as part of a national tour. The meeting was addressed by Joe McDonald of the CFMEU and Christie Cain of the Maritime Union of Australia.  Link: Translation by Jorge Trujillo of the Cuban Embassy in Australia. ACFS: Filmed by Green Left TV:...

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X International Colloquium To Free the Cuban Five and against Terrorism September 11th and 12th, 2014

Posted by on Aug 6, 2014 in Calendar of Events, Latest News | 0 comments

Program from September 10th to 14th Wednesday, September 10th Arrival of Delegations Hotel Check-In Free time   Thursday, September 11th Breakfast at Hotel 09:00 AM       Opening at Convention Palace Lunch in situ 05:00 PM       Back to Hotel / Diner / Free 08:00 PM       Meeting with Capital City neighbors in Committees for the Defense of Revolution to demand freedom for The Cuban Five 10:00 PM       Back to Hotel   Friday, September 12th Breakfast at Hotel 09:00 AM       Visit to the University of Havana 09:00 AM       Visit to...

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September Activities in Washington D.C. and San Francisco to Mark the 16th Anniversary of the Arrest of the Cuban 5

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

SEPTEMBER ACTIVITIES IN SUPPORT OF THE CUBAN 5 From  September 12 to October 8, supporters of the Cuban 5 will be organizing activities in cities all over the world and in the United States to  bring attention to their 16 years of cruel imprisonment. While Rene Gonzalez and Fernando Gonzalez are back in Cuba after serving their entire sentences, Gerardo Hernandez, Ramón Labañino and Antonio Guerrero remain in U.S. Prisons. These three men are paying a high price for defending their country against terrorism. Instead of the continuation of...

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25th Friendshipment Caravan to Cuba-Resources on Hosting, Participating, Sending Aid, Sending a Vehicle!

Posted by on Jul 12, 2014 in Calendar of Events, Latest News | 0 comments

The 25th Friendshipment Caravan to Cuba starts July 7th! Learn all of the ways you can get involved this year! Caravan to Cuba 2014 Schedule July 7th – 18th       Drive through US and Canada July 19th – 22nd    Orientation in McAllen, TX July 23rd              Border crossing July 24th              Travel to Cuba July 25th – August 2nd              Program in Cuba August 3rd            Return to Mexcio August 4th            Reverse Challenge-Return to the US Ways to Participate in this year’s Caravan! Come to Cuba this...

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Call to the X International Colloquium to Free the Cuban Five and against Terrorism

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 in Calendar of Events, Latest News | 0 comments

Havana, June 20th 2014 “Year 56 of the Revolution”   Dear Friends, The year 2014 has witnessed numerous actions in support of the campaign for the release of our antiterrorist Heroes. Among them, the most important have been the Commission of Inquiry into the Case of the Cuban Five held in London, and the recently concluded “Five Days for The Five” in Washington DC. Both achieved important goals in disclosing and denouncing irregularities of the Cuban Five legal case, as well as violations against their rights and their...

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A Call to US Doctors Graduated from the Latin American School of Medicine in Cuba: Bicycle Ride for the Cuban 5 in New York City

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Calendar of Events, Latest News | 0 comments

Bicycle Ride for the Freedom of the Cuban 5: When: Saturday July 5 at 4pm Where: IFCO/Pastors for Peace: 418 W 145th Street, New York, NY 10031. The ride will end at the Brooklyn Bridge.         Photo: Bill Hackwell   Two years ago 3 young Latin-American graduates from the Latin American School of medicine (ELAM) toured the entire length of South America on motorcycles to spread the word about the Cuban 5 and to raise solidarity about their case. Last year 5 students from ELAM,  inspired by this project, made a...

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Posted by on May 15, 2014 in Calendar of Events, Latest News | 0 comments

Posted on May 14, 2014 by ICFC5  The Time is Now to Ask Obama to Free the Cuban 5 and to change U.S. Policy toward Cuba. All out to Washington D.C.! It is only three weeks until supporters and personalities from all over the United States, Latin America, Canada and Europe join together to ask President Obama to change the policy of hostility towards Cuba that has lasted for over fifty years. One of the pivotal points in this widening discussion is finding a solution to the case of the Cuban 5, which, for over 15 years, has raised serious...

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