Havana, Cuba, May 18.- Citizens of Peru, delegates of communist and labor parties from several nations met in Belgium, and residents of a town in El Salvador, demanded on Monday the release of the five Cuban antiterrorists unfairly incarcerated in the United States since 1998.

Convened by the Peruvian Committee of Solidarity with the Five Heroes, popular artists from Peru participated in a meeting of solidarity held at the popular La Muralla Park in Lima, the capital.

Cinthya Quispe, president of the youth branch of the Committee, delivered the opening speech with a call to support the cause of the release of these Cuban prisoners, the Prensa Latina news agency reported.

Gerardo Hernandez, Fernando Gonzalez, Antonio Guerrero, Rene Gonzalez and Ramon Labañino were condemned in Miami to sentences ranging from 15 years to two life imprisonments, for warning Cuba about criminal actions planned by Florida-based terrorist organizations.

Delegates of 50 communist and labor parties and workers from several nations demanded the release of The Five, during the 20th International Communist Seminar held in Brussels, Belgium.

Likewise, they repeated their call to US President Barack Obama so he puts an end to the arbitrary imprisonment of these antiterrorists, serving long and unjust sentences.

Also in El Salvador, residents of the town of Santa Marta, in the municipality of Victoria, department of Cabañas, met in support of the Caribbean island and to demand the release of The Five. (acn).

Radio Cadena Agramonte

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