Quito - Gerardo Hernández, one of the five Cubans held in US prisons for fighting terrorism, said here today that betraying was never an option to them.
There was no other option than to follow the path we followed, we never thought of betraying our country, said Gerardo, who is visiting Ecuador accompanied by his comprades of struggle Ramon Labanino, Rene Gonzalez, Antonio Guerrero and fernando Gonzalez, at an invitation from President Rafael Correa.
La Paz - The Five Cuban anti-terrorists that were jailed in US prisons will visit Bolivia next week, invited by President Evo Morales and his Government, Ambassador of the island to La Paz Benigno Perez reported today.
According to the diplomat, the Five, as heroes of the Republic of Cuba Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, Rene Gonzalez and Fernando Gonzalez are known, will be accompanied by another Cuban man that was decorated with the same order, Colonel Orlando Cardoso.
Quito - President of Ecuador Rafael Correa met here today with the five Cuban fighters against terrorism who served long sentences in US prisons and Colonel Orlando Cardoso, who was imprisoned in a Somali prison for nearly 11 years.
"How lucky to have you here, we were expecting you for a long time", said Correa during the meeting in his office to Gerardo Hernandez, Antonio Guerrero, Rene Gonzalez, Ramon Labañino and Fernando Gonzalez, known in the world as the Cuban Five, and Cardoso.
Havana - As a demonstration of the culture strength in defense of the Homeland as the bravest of soldiers, Raul Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, described the work of La Colmenita Children's Company.Read More
The amazing building of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Arts will host, February 13-15, the Caribbean version of the opera The Clemency of Tito, composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.Read More
Havana - The President of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, sent a message congratulating 'La Colmenita' (lit. 'The Little Hive'), a cultural initiative which has reached its third decade.
In a Tweet, Diaz-Canel called the child ensemble 'the soul of Cuba'.Read More