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  • ProLibertad Campaign
    The ProLibertad Freedom Campaign http://www.ProLibertadWeb.com ProLibertad@Hotmail.com Bronx 718-601-4751 Manhattan 212-927-9065 New Jersey 201-435-3244
    Message 1 of 2 , May 10, 2005
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      The ProLibertad Freedom Campaign
      Bronx 718-601-4751
      Manhattan 212-927-9065
      New Jersey 201-435-3244

      Download a copy of El Coqui Libre, ProLibertad�s monthly newsletter; our May
      edition can be found at: http://www.prolibertadweb.com/eclMay2005.pdf

      Despierta Boricua is a weekly fifteen-minute Radio segment produced for WBAI
      99.5 FM Friday Morning Wake UP Call by The ProLibertad Freedom Campaign.
      Despierta Boricua airs at 6:45am, but is subject to re-scheduling depending
      on the Station�s needs.

      Despierta Boricua is dedicated to providing the New York City listening
      audience with the latest news and updates on Puerto Rican politics and
      culture from U.S. based Puerto Rican communities and the island of Puerto

      This week�s segment (Friday May 13) features an interview with Lillian
      Jimenez of the Latino Educational Media Center and the upcoming fund-raiser
      to defray completion expenses of the landmark documentary produced by the
      Latino Educational Media Center:"Antonia Pantoja: Abriendo Camino" (Forging
      A Path). The first documentary to dramatically capture the Puerto Rican
      community's struggle for educational and language rights. Featuring
      visionary leader Dr. Antonia Pantoja as its guide, the documentary
      chronicles the contributions made by the Puerto Rican community to community
      control of public schools; the creation of Aspira and Puerto Rican Studies,
      and bilingual education in New York City and the nation. Mistress of
      Ceremony: Lorraine Cortes Vazquez, Vice President, Cablevision Thursday, May
      19, 2005 Julia de Burgos Cultural Center 1680 Lexington Avenue (corner of
      106th Street) New York, NY First floor Gallery 7 PM to 9 PM Tickets: $75.00
      Please RSVP to (718) 401-9020 Lemctr@... Latino Educational Media Center
      329 East 149th Street, Suite 404 Bronx, NY 10451 (718) 401-9020

      Tune in every week to Despierta Boricua, whether you receive a reminder or
      not, 6:45am WBAI 99.5fm or via web stream, for those of you outside of NYC,
    • ProLibertad Campaign
      The ProLibertad Freedom Campaignhttp://www.prolibertadweb.comprolibertad@hotmail.comProlibertad Freedom Hotline:
      Message 2 of 2 , May 7, 2008
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        The ProLibertad Freedom Campaign
        http://www.proliber tadweb.com
        prolibertad@ hotmail.com
        Prolibertad Freedom Hotline: 718-601-4751
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        Despierta Boricua: ProLibertad's Radio segment on WBAI on 99.5fm will feature an interview with Aurora Florez, of Zon Del Barrio, about her musical group and their upcoming event at the Harlem School of the Arts.  tune in Friday May 9th at 6:45am wbai radio 99.5fm.  webstream: http://www.wbai.org

        Crime Against Humanity
        A play based on the real life experiences of 14 of the Puerto Rican Political prisoners, who spent more than 2 decades in prison- 2 of whom are still incarcerated. Peformed by Chicago's Teatro Batey.
        SATURDAY MAY 10TH, 2008 AT 7PM
        Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
        107 Suffolk St.
        Suggested donation: $10
        www.crimeagainsthum anity.net


        The ProLibertad Freedom Campaign urges all our supporters to support the Project's Mother's day Initiative:


        Join The Popular Education Project to Free the Cuban 5’s Mother’s Day for the Cuban 5 Initiative. Starting from Thursday May 1st-Sunday May 11th (Mother’s Day) we are calling on people to fax or mail out this letter to Louise Arbour The High Commissioner of Human Rights of the Office for Human Rights-United Nations Office at Geneva. We are asking her to intercede on behalf of the Cuban 5’s mothers/wives to pressure the U.S. government to grant them VISAs to visit their husbands/sons! !



        Due to the U.S. government’s denial to approve visas, Gerardo Hernandez Nordelo and Rene Gonzalez Sehwerert have not seen their wives since their incarceration! ! Others in the Cuban 5 have not seen their parents, wives and children with regularity, because the U.S. government has taken prolonged periods of time to issue them visas. The U.S. government’s denial of visitation rights is a cruel and horrible form of psychological torture. Their rationale for denial is ridiculous and baseless; none of these family members are a threat to national security.


        Download the pdf format of this letter at the Project website and send it out: http://www.freethec uban5.com/ id12.html


        Give the Cuban 5’s mothers and wives the great Mother’s Day gift of ACTION AND SOLIDARITY!!
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