La Paz, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian newspaper Cambio stresses today the dialogue between President Evo Morales and Cuban antiterrorist fighter Gerardo Hernandez, occurred in August, during the visit of the latter's wife to Bolivia.
The daily releases some remarks by Hernandez, one of the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters convicted in the United States in a biased trial begun in September 1998 with their detention in Miami.
Under the title: "¡Compadre acabo de hablar con Evo Morales!" (¡Friend, I just talked to Evo Morales!), the note contains a message from Hernandez to a friend, in which he tells of his conversation with the Bolivian statesman.
The Cuban hero, condemned to two life sentences plus 15 years in prison, said in the letter that he thanked Morales on behalf of his four companions: Rene Gonzalez, Ramon Labañino, Fernando Gonzalez and Antonio Guerrero, for his support and that of the Bolivian people to our struggle.
At the same time, "he further noted that the Five knew how Pachamama (Mother Earth) has progressed in recent years, and wished him many successes in the complex tasks ahead for this South American nation.
In the text, Hernandez said that he and his comrades sent a big hug to the Bolivian president, hoping someday to give it in person, as well as to thank his support.
Hernandez and Morales spoke over the phone when the president received Adriana Perez, wife of Hernandez at the Presidential Palace, during her visit to La Paz, in August.
Gerardo Hernandez, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando Gonzalez and Ramon Labañino still remain in maximum security prisons in the United States.
Rene Gonzalez completed his prison term in October 2011, but must remain in that northern nation to comply with his probation.
The Five were detained on September 12, 1998, while monitoring plans by terrorist organizations financed by the United States and settled in south Florida.