On December 17, 2014 the world witnessed two historic events:
1. the release of the final three members of the Five Cuba Heroes, Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino and Antonio Guerrero, who had been imprisoned unjustly since 1998 in the United States for defending Cuba from terrorism; and
2. The announcement by U.S. President Obama that the United States government is taking steps toward the normalization of relations with Cuba. These events vindicated the international movement to win the freedom of the Five Cuban Heroes and to end the more than fifty years of U.S. hostility to the Cuban Revolution.
However, despite the events of December 17, 2014 the internationally condemned and illegal U.S. economic blockade of Cuba continues.
Celebrate the freedom of the Cuban Five! Panel discussion followed by a Q&A on January 15, 6:00pm. North Branch Memorial Library, 2285 Gottingen Street, Halifax. Organized by the Nova Scotia Cuba Association.
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