Cuba in United Kingdom

Cuban antiterrorists Gerardo and René at Unite union conference

UNITED KINGDOM, 12 July 2016.- Len McCluskey, leader of the British union Unite, welcomed Cuban heroes, Gerardo and Rene, to the union conference in Brighton, devoting a space to their relatives.

Meanwhile, both Cuban antiterrorists thanked this British union for their commitment in support of the struggle of the labour movement in Britain for the liberation of the Cuban Five; They highlighted the gestures received from their former leader, Tony Woodley, who repeatedly visited Gerardo in prison, being the last person to see him there before his release.

Cuban antiterrorists Gerardo and René welcomed at several venues in London

UNITED KINGDOM, July 11, 2016.- As part of their travel across the country, Gerardo and René toured the British Capital today. In the morning, they visited the headquarters of Morning Star newspaper, to grant an interview to the newspaper that they used to read and share during the 16 years of unjust US prison.

Gerardo and Rene visited Karl Marx’s grave and memorial library

UNITED KINGDOM, July 10, 2016.- Cuban heroes Gerardo Hernandez Nordelo and Rene Gonzalez Sehwerert, paid tribute to the great world thinker of the proletariat, Karl Marx, whose remains rest in his grave at Highgate Cemetery in London. Materializing the opportunity for the two worthy representatives of the people of Cuba to show respect for the one who called for the unity of the proletariat.

Cuban Heroes Gerardo Hernandez and Rene Gonzalez attend 132nd Gala of the Durham Miners Association

Gerardo and René in Durham

UNITED KINGDOM, July 9, 2016.- The Secretary General of the Durham Miners Association, David Hopper gave the opening speech for the main and most important event of the Unions to be held in the UK with more than 100,000 attendees.

The event was attended by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, general secretaries of the main unions of the country, Labour MPs and foreign guests, including the heroes of the Republic of Cuba, Gerardo Hernandez and Rene Gonzalez as well as Cuban Ambassador, Teresita Vicente Sotolongo, among others.

Gerardo and René representing the Cuban Five in London

Gerardo, René and families arriving in London

UNITED KINGDOM, 8 July 2016.- Gerardo and René arrived in London this morning on behalf of the Cuban Five, invited by parliamentarians, British unions and the Cuba Solidarity Campaign.

They were welcomed at Gatwick Airport by Ambassador Teresita Vicente Sotolongo, a representation of the CSC and officials and employees of the Cuban State Mission in Britain.

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