Article in The Washington Post Says Cuban Five Would Be Heroes in the U.S.

VICTORIA FRIENDS OF CUBA • Solidarity & Friendship

Washington, October 7 (RHC)– The Washington Post on Friday, October 4, published a report on the case of the Cuban Five. The report concluded that if they had been Americans, they would be considered as heroes.

“Consider for a moment what would happen if American intelligence agents on the ground in a foreign country uncovered a major terrorist plot, with enough time to prevent it. And then consider how Americans would react if authorities in that country, rather than cooperate with us, arrested and imprisoned the U.S. agents for operating on their soil.

“Those agents would be American heroes,” the Washington Post op/ed article went on to say: “The U.S. government would move Heaven and Earth to get them back.”

The opinion article was entitled: “The Cuban Five were fighting terrorism. Why did we put them in jail?,” and was written by Stephen Kimber, who teaches journalism at the University…

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