January 21 (RHC)-- Hero of the Republic of Cuba
Gerardo Hernández has thanked the Spanish people
for their support of and solidarity with the
cause of the Cuban Five.
At a ceremony held Wednesday in the Cuban
embassy in Madrid with representatives of
solidarity groups and Cuban residents, Gerardo
said visiting Spain, where he has family ties,
was a great honor for him. He recalled that his
mother was born on the Canary Islands, where she
lived a number of years before finally settling
Regarding his next work commitment, the Cuban
hero said he is willing and ready to serve Cuba
and his people, wherever it is necessary.
Edited by Lena Valverde Jordi