The arduous year of 2012 has come to a conclusion, with its tremendous battles and important victories, with the difficult experience caused by Hurricane Sandy, from which we are recovering, but above all with a tremendous demonstration of the fact that unity among all Cubans, and loyalty to our patriotic ideals, will always allow us to succeed in any effort and overcome every challenge.
Important economic changes have begun to bear fruit and we are confident that this is the right path, that the best is yet to come and that the well-being of our nation will be improved during this process.
On the legal front, the battle for the Five has been hard-fought this year, solidarity has grown and supporters of the truth about Cuba and our innocence are sprouting up in every corner of the planet.
And this will be the case until victory is won!
As the year ends and a new one begins, we would like to send our people, our brothers and sisters around the world, all the love and gratitude the Five feel, wishing you a year of much success, health, peace and happiness. May love always triumph over all else!
In the name of our families, and all of Cuba, the Five say:
Congratulations for the 54th anniversary of our Revolution!
Happy New Year!