Toronto Forum for the Cuban 5 Print

On September 12, the Toronto Forum on Cuba and others held a public forum to mark the 12th anniversary of the imprisonment of the Cuban 5.  The event began with a Mayan welcoming ceremony and speakers included relatives of the Cuban Five, as well as cultural performances by Poetic Voices/Voces Poéticas and Zuviri.

Mayan welcoming ceremony.

Vice-President of the Cuban Institute for Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) Basilio Gutierrez; Professor Keith Ellis, Coordinator for the Cuba for Haiti Campaign, reading a message of greetings from Puerto Rican independence leader Rafael Cancel Miranda; Morteza Gorgzadeh of the Toronto Forum on Cuba.

Musical performance by Ruben Esguerra.