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Holguin Gives the Cuban Five a Warm Hug
Massive march in support of the Cuban Five in Holguin city. Photo: Lisandra Cardoso
Having four of The Five together for the first time in Holguin was a good excuse to join the patriotic march and the political-cultural event held in that Cuban city and give the Heroes a warm hug.
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People side by side top political leaders and government officials amalgamated in the massive march and rally to praise the men that opposed acts of terror boosted by Cuban-American extremists.

In the political-cultural event held at the Monument to Che Guevara several voices were heard, as that of Dimitri Dimis.

This Greek activist attended the nine Int'l Colloquiums held in Holguin and actively participated in the woeld demand of release of the Cuban Five in front of the White House.

Dimis that spoke on behalf of the World Solidarity with Cuba Movement he how pleased they are to having contributed to making The Five's liberation come true.

He also demanded the lifting of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade and to give back to Cuba the illegally occupied territory in Guantanamo bay.

Gerardo Hernandez Nordelo took the floor and said on behalf of The Five that they are deeply grateful with the activism of Holguin province, which stood on the lead in the struggle for their release.

Thank you Holguin people; we have lived moving days which we can't put to words, said Hernandez Nordelo.

The First Secretary of the Young Communist League (UJC) in the province of Holguin, Nayla Rodriguez Leyva, said in the closing of the rally that, "The Five are Heroes, symbols that inspire the present and future generations of Cubans.

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  • William J Read

    I hope that the Five will be able to visit England in the not-too-distant future.