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Despite our differences, U.S. and Cuba have stake in cooperation

Speech from Cuba President Raul Castro on the return of the remaining Cuban Five prisoners and the monumental changes in U.S.-Cuba relations.

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Cuban 5 prisoner and Ebola-fighting doctor give each other strength

Correspondence between political prisoner Gerardo Hernández and Cuban doctor Rotceh Ríos Molina, part of the team fighting the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone.

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New York Times calls for freedom for the Cuban Five Prisoners

The New York Times editorial calls for the Obama administration to begin negotiations with the Cuban government for a humanitarian prisoner exchange.

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Cuban 5 labor event draws standing room only crowd

The growing interest in international solidarity by organized labor in the U.S. was on full display Sept. 13, at the national headquarters of the SEIU.

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Politics trump justice in Cuban 5 case

When the corporate-controlled U.S. media conspired with the Miami court to railroad the Cuban 5, few people realized the power of government to silence the truth for so long.

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Government shuts down, but anti-Cuba program keeps going

While essential government services that help millions of ordinary people were shut down, Radio and TV Marti kept broadcasting.

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Cyclists to ride for the Cuban 5 in Italy

On May 5, there will be a 40-mile bike ride through various towns around the Lake Como area in northern Italy as part of the worldwide movement calling for the release of "The Cuban Five."

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Cuban 5 wives meet with UN human rights chief

Adriana Perez, wife of Gerardo Hernandez, and Olga Salanueva, wife of Rene Gonzalez, requested UN intervention on human rights grounds to be able to visit their husbands (two of the five imprisoned Cubans known collectively as the Cuban 5) whom they have not seen in over a decade.

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Big push for freedom for the Cuban 5

A broader-than-ever coalition of organizations, activists and well-known artists will be going to Washington to break through the wall of silence.

Petitioners urge President Obama, Free the Cuban Five!

The Let Cuba Live Committee of Maine has launched a petition drive to put pressure on President Obama to free the Cuban Five political prisoners.

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