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Who are the Cuban Five?


Washington secretly paid journalists during trial

While the U.S. government prosecuted the Five, Miami journalists
who reported on the trial with extremely biased coverage were
secretly on the government payroll, unknown to the defense.

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3/27/15: ICAP Calls for Strenghtening Solidarity / Llama el ICAP a fortalecer cada vez más la solidaridad

3/27/15: Encuentro del Héroe Antonio Guerrero con amigos estadounidenses

3/27/15: Gloria la Riva, de vuelta en Cuba, ahora con Los Cinco en casa

3/23/15: Andrés Gómez: Una gira nacional ineludible, segunda etapa

3/2/15: Reporter Michael Isikoff interviews Gerardo Hernández (with video)

3/2/15: Fidel writes about his meeting with the Five / Encuentro de Fidel con los Cinco

2/24/15: Gerardo Hernández: Our sole achievement is having fulfilled our duty / El mérito no es otro que haber cumplido con nuestro deber

2/23/15: The Five Receive the Title of Heroes of the Republic of Cuba / Recibirán los Cinco el título de Héroes de la República de Cuba

2/16/15: Celebrating the freedom of Gerardo, Ramón and Antonio in Miami / Festejando en Miami la libertad de Gerardo, Ramón y Antonio

2/12/15: A Visit with the Cuban Cuba!

 1/22/15: Miami, Feb. 1: An Act of Celebration / Un Acto en Celebración

1/19/15: The Cuban Five and the history of US terrorism in Havana

1/15/15: Ricardo Alarcón: Cuba and the United States. New Age? / Cuba y Estados Unidos: ¿Una Nueva Era?

1/10/15: The Cuban Five on Mesa Redonda: Cuban Five Unity Highlighted / Destacan unión de los cinco antiterroristas cubanos

1/8/15: Legal Documents: President Obama grants clemency to Gerardo Hernández, Antonio Guerrero, and Ramón Labañino

1/7/15: NPR interview with The New York Times' Ernesto Londono

1/7/15: The Most Desired Gem / La Gema más deseada

1/5/15: U.S. Appellate Judges Sought Clemency for the Cuban Five (includes letter from the nine judges to Pres. Obama)

1/1/15: 4 ex-judges from California in group appealing to Obama on Cuba

12/31/14: New Year's Messages from the Cuban Five / ¡Feliz Año Nuevo! de Los Cinco

12/31/14: New Year's Greeting from the National Committee to Free the Cuban Five / ¡Feliz Año Nuevo! del Comité Nacional por la Libertad de los Cinco Cubanos

12/31/14: Ricardo Alarcón: The Hour of Triumph / La hora del Triunfo

12/30/14: Ricardo Alarcón: The Victory for All and the Road Ahead / La fiesta de todos y la ruta hacia adelante

12/29/14: The Five send a message to Nicolás Maduro / Envían Los Cinco mensaje a Nicolás Maduro

12/29/14: Ricardo Alarcón: The great surprise / La gran sorpresa

12/24/14: San Francisco celebrates the freedom of the Cuban Five (with video of speeches)

12/22/14: Cuban spy's ultimate mystery: How he got his wife pregnant from a U.S. prison

12/21/14: Mara Verheyden-Hilliard of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund interviewed by Unauthorized Disclosure (mp3)

12/19/14: Cuban Parliament Thanks International Solidarity with the Five / Agradece Asamblea Nacional apoyo mundial a causa de Los Cinco

12/18/14: Cheering The Freedom of the Cuban Five in San Francisco

12/17/14: Gloria La Riva interviewed by Dennis Bernstein on KPFA Flashpoints (mp3)

12/17/14: They Are Finally Home! / !Volvieron!

12/17/14: Statement by Raúl Castro, President of Cuba: : The Five are Already in Cuba / Alocución del Presidente cubano Raúl Castro: Los Cinco ya están en Cuba

12/9/14: New Book of Cartoons by Gerardo Hernández / Nuevo libro de Dibujos de Gerardo Hernández

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Help Expose Government's Secret Operation
Washington secretly paid Miami journalists during Five’s original trial

The National Committee to Free the Cuban five has uncovered substantial information about the U.S. government's secret collaboration with the media, through several Freedom of Information Act petitions. This new evidence is a vital part of the Cuban Five's current legal appeals. Research into the U.S. government's illegal propoganda operation is ongoing. Click here to download the 562-page report.


Media Took US Gov't Cash During Trial of Cuban Five

Evidence that conviction of the Cuban Five was influenced by journalists on the State Dept. payroll

By The Real News | 10:07 min.

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Discover the Five

A wonderful new animated video providing an excellent introduction to the case of the Cuban Five

On The Legal Front
Press conference with Martin Garbus

Renowned lawyer Martin Garbus, called "legendary, one of the best trial lawyers in the country" by Time magazine, has joined the team of lawyers appealing the convictions of the Cuban Five. In early June Garbus and Supreme Court specialist Thomas Goldstein, together with long-time Cuban Five lawyer Richard Klugh, filed a motion in U.S. Southern District Court, seeking an evidentiary hearing and the right to discovery on behalf of Gerardo Hernández, in his Habeas Corpus appeal. This motion relates specifically to the issue of U.S. government payments to members of the Miami media during the trial of the Five, journalists whose coverage helped to add to the already poisonous atmosphere in Miami against the Five.

Listen to Garbus explain the latest developments at a June 13, 2012 press conference:

Raising the VISIBILITY of the struggle
Full-page ad in the Washington Post!

On April 30, 2012, the National Committee to Free the Cuban Five published a full-page ad in the Washington Post, where it was seen by hundreds of thousands of people. This effort to raise the visibility of the demand to free the Five was thanks to a year-long joint fund-raising efforts of Cuban Five committees worldwide.

Extradite CIA AssasSin Luis Posada Carriles
Wanted for terrorism in Venezuela, Cuba, and Central America;
Living in Miami, protected by the U.S. Government

Luis Posada Carriles is the most notorious of the many Miami-based terrorists who the Cuban Five were monitoring and preventing from carrying out further acts of terrorism against the people of Cuba and others around the world. His most notorious crime was masterminding the mid-air explosion of Cubana Flight 455 in 1976, killing all 73 people on board. He is wanted in Venezuela on 73 counts of murder, and the U.S. government has been studiously ignoring the Venezuelan government's extradition request.


Brian Becker at the Posada Tribunal

Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition speaks at the Posada Tribunal held in El Paso, TX on Jan. 2011, the night before the beginning of the sham trial of Luis Posada Carriles on illegal immigration charges.

National Committee to Free the Cuban Five video | 17:13 min.

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