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Antonio Guerrero


Birthday: October 16

To write to Antonio:

Antonio Guerrero
FCI Florence
P.O. Box 6000
Florence, CO 81226

"... My beloved brothers and I must be unjustly kept in prison, but there we shall not cease from defending the cause and the principles we have embraced."

Antonio Guerrero Rodríguez was born in the city of Miami on October 16, 1958. His parents were both from Cuba and immediately after the initiation of the Cuban Revolution in 1959, they returned to Cuba. In 1983 Guerrero graduated as airfield construction engineer in Kiev, Ukraine. The expansion of the Santiago de Cuba International Airport was the most important work in which he was involved. Guerrero is a poet and has penned a considerable number of poems, a selection of which has been published in English and Spanish under the title "Desde Mi Altura" (From My Altitude). Guerrero has become an accomplished artist and his art and poetry can be viewed on this website. He has two sons, 20-year-old Antonio, and 15-year-old Gabriel. He was sentenced to life imprisonment plus 10 years, and is in U.S.P. Florence, Colorado.

Click here to see images (and dimensions, for those considering hosting the show) of Antonio's art show which is currently touring the United States, and here for additional artwork by Antonio.

Click here to read an article by Antonio discussing his artistic development

Click here to read poems by Antonio

Click here to read Antonio's allocution (statement on sentencing)

Tony's family:

Antonio and his mother Mirta

Antonio, sister Maruchy, and son Tony

Antonio and son Gabriel

Articles featuring Tony (click on article title to read)

8/19/09: Alice Walker speaks at opening of original paintings by Antonio Guerrero in Berkeley, CA (Eng./Esp.)
8/14/09: Un regalo de Antonio Guerrero para Fidel (Esp.)
4/8/09: Maruchi Guerrero: Visiting my brother (Eng./Esp.)
2/26/09: Cuban children to pay tribute to Antonio Guerrero (Eng./Esp.)
10/16/08: Birthday greetings to Antonio (Eng./Esp.)
10/16/08: Antonio turns 50 in prison (Eng./Esp.)
7/31/08: Mother of Antonio Guerrero calls for strengthening the struggle (Eng./Esp.)
1/10/08: Portrait Exhibition by Antonio Guerrero Inaugurated in Havana (Eng./Esp.)
12/26/07: Message from Antonio (Eng./Esp.)
10/15/07: Pasiones de Antonio Guerrero por la patria y la poesía (Esp.)
10/11/07: Passion of Antonio Guerrero for his Homeland and Poetry
6/4/07: Antonio Guerrero salutes Havana poetry festival (Eng./Esp.)



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