Lima, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) Three young doctors who are touring South America by motorcycle will begin two days of intense activity on Monday in the Peruvian capital, discussing the case of the Cuban Five, anti-terrorist fighters who have been unjustly imprisoned in the United States.
The Bolivian doctor Juan Tola, along with Argentinean colleagues Dario Valenzuela and Milco Figueroa, will visit the General Confederation of Workers (CGTP), and meet with leaders there.
They will also hold a press conference and meet with organizations in solidarity with Cuba and with solidarity activists working to free the Cuban prisoners Antonio Guerrero, Fernando Gonzalez, Ramon Labañino, Gerardo Hernandez and Rene Gonzalez.
The Five were imprisoned 14 years ago in the U.S. while collecting information about attacks being plotted against their country by terrorist organizations tolerated and sponsored by the U.S. government.
The Latin American doctors arrived last night at the town of Puente Piedra, well north of Lima, and were greeted jubilantly by leaders and activists from the Peruvian Committee of Solidarity with the Five and other organizations.
In an interview with Prensa Latina, the doctors expressed appreciation for the welcome and the receptivity expressed by the citizens of Peruvian cities seen in their travels since October 10, when they arrived in Peru from Ecuador.
Tola, Figueroa and Valenzuela, who graduated in Cuba, have named their solidarity tour "Sowing Pathways," inspired by the youthful motorcycle journeys of the Argentine-Cuban revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara, throughout Latin America.
So far in Peru they have traveled about 400,000 kilometers and visited the cities of Tumbes, Piura, Sullana, Chiclayo, Trujillo and Chimbote. From Lima they will travel to the south on Wednesday and then on to Bolivia.