Tag Archives: Cuban Five

Gloria La Riva arrested outside of White House

Party for Socialism and Liberation Presidential nominee and National Committee to Free the Cuban Five Coordinator Gloria La Riva was arrested outside the White House Friday along with four colleagues from the Committee, the ANSWER Coalition, and the Venezuela Solidarity Network. The five arrested were attempting to deliver 102,000 petition signatures from 78 countries to demand the release of Five Cuban citizens whose convictions on espionage related charges were recently denied appeal in the 11 Circuit Court of Appeals.… Read more ...

Marxist parties and ‘The Cuban Five’

A hot topic among the country’s Marxist political parties in recent weeks has been “The Cuban Five.” Cuban nationals Fernando González, René González, Antonio Guerrero, Gerardo Hernández, and Ramón Labañino were arrested in 1998 on 26 charges, including espionage and conspiracy, for their intelligence gathering activities focused on anti-Castro groups based in Miami.… Read more ...