Havana, Cuba, Aug 29.- The Youth of Our America Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution Meeting wrapped up with the reading of a letter to the Venezuelan people sent by one of Cuban Five,Ramón Labañino, by his eldest daughter Ayli.
Juventud Rebelde newspaper published today that in his letter to the Venezuelan people, Ramon, highlights that for the five Cuban antiterrorists is a great honor to express their pride and gratitude for the beautiful work they do every day for their freedom who were unjustly convicted in the U.S., and for the cause of Cuba.
He stresses that the history of all our people and of America is inextricably linked in form and content, ideas and actions, from the heroes and martyrs of each of the countries.
Ramon, on behalf of his brothers Gerardo Hernandez, Fernando Gonzalez, Antonio Guerrero and Rene Gonzalez, he said the Venezuelan people:'' From the bowels of the U.S., from where you can always count on our humble and eternal contribution, we extend you our greetings and wishes for success in this and all the works to come.'
The Cuban Five, as they are known internationally, were arrested on September 12, 1998 in the U.S. city of Miami, and after biased trial held there, they were sentenced to terms ranging from 15 years to two life sentences plus 15 years.
The youth meeting in Caracas call for a movement to unite the entire Latin American and Caribbean youngsters that are committed to the independence, solidarity and brotherhood among peoples of the continent and especially to the new generations.
It also proposed to generate a strong international movement in support of the Venezuelan revolution and forecasted the victory of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in the presidential elections on October 7.
This meeting took place in several Venezuelan states, where they had workshops where young people discussed issues such as youth, culture, education, economic and social rights, employment and production projects, according to a Prensa Latina news agency.
It was attended by delegations from Colombia, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Saint Vincent, Grenadines, Dominican Republic and Dominica.
Cuba attended with a 120 delegate delegation, including 30 that flew from Cuba and the other 90 were selected from the thousands who work in Venezuela with the social missions of the Bolivarian Revolution, says JR.(ACN)