The claim to U.S. President Barack Obama to pardon Rene Gonzalez, Ramon Labañino, Gerardo Hernandez, Fernando Gonzalez, and Antonio Guerrero was raised during a tribute at the monument to the U.S. independence leader in the Lima square that bears his name, few meters from that nation's embassy.
Bolivian doctor Juan Tola, and Argentine's Dario Valenzuela and Milco Figueroa, who are travelling South America by motorcycle evoking the juvenile travels made by revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara, went to the memorial to lay a wreath.
The three youth graduated in Cuba stressed the unjust nature of the detention 14 years ago of the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters, and the disproportionate sentences without having committed those crimes.
Activists from the Peruvian Committee of Solidarity with the Cuban Five, led by its president, Gustavo Espinoza, attended the event. He highlighted the welcome given by many organizations to the solidarity physicians.