Wednesday, 14 September 2011 06:54
HAVANA, Cuba, Sept 13. The Public Radio of Ecuador dedicated on Tuesday its main program to interview Jorge Rodriguez, Cuban ambassador to that nation, on the topic of the five Cuban patriots incarcerated in the US for 13 years now.
Giovanna Tassi, director of the station, spoke for one hour for the program La Cabina with Rodriguez and with Jose Regato, president to the Solidarity-with-Cuba Committee, the Prensa Latina news agency reported.
During the program, they received telephone calls and e-mails from listeners requesting the release of Gerardo Hernandez, Rene Gonzalez, Ramon Labañino, Fernando Gonzalez and Antonio Guerrero, known internationally as The Five.
Rodriguez pointed out that the Miami-based counterrevolutionary terrorist organizations have acted freely in the United States for 50 years now and brag about their assassinations, and the government of that country has hardly ever condemned any of their members.
The official also recalled the 31st anniversary of the assassination of Cuban diplomat Felix Garcia in New York, a crime that was admitted by one of these terrorist groups, the perpetrators of which enjoy their freedom in the US.
The five Cuban patriots were fulfilling the mission of defending their people and trying to prevent these criminal actions, said Rodriguez, and never of spying that northern country, as admitted by the very US district attorney’s office.
Both Rodriguez and Regato highlighted the solidarity of the Ecuadorian people for the just cause of the release of the Cuban heroes and the call upon the international public opinion to struggle to get US President Barack Obama to decree their release. (acn)