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Church World Service President Visits Cuban Antiterrorist Held in US Prison

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Church World Service President Visits Cuban Antiterrorist Held in US PrisonWashington, Nov 4—The Reverend John McCullough, president and executive director of the Church World Service U.S.A. paid a pastoral visit to Cuban antiterrorist fighter Antonio Guerrero at Florida´s Mariana penitentiary, where he is being unfairly held.

Guerrero is one of five Cubans who were give extremely long sentences by a Miami court in 2001 after they monitored Florida-based ultra-right organization that planned terrorist actions against Cuba. Two of the five Cubans already returned home after having fully met their prison sentences, but still Guerrero, Ramon Labañino and Gerardo Hernandez continue incarcerated in US prisons.

Reverend McCullough, who plans to visit Cuba soon to meet with church leaders, government authorities and relatives of the Cubans held in US prisons, visited Guerrero along Doctor Carroll A. Baltimore, president of the National Progressive Baptist Convention, according to a communiqué posted on his official webpage.

He was also accompanied by the Reverend Russell L. Meyer, executive director of the Council of Churches of Florida.

Reverend McCullough described as positive his visit and he added that Guerrero had high spirit and morale, as well as good psychological, emotional and spiritual conditions.

The Church World Service called on several US governments in many occasions to lift the economic, commercial and financial blockade maintained against Cuba for over 50 years.

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