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Shows featuring Ricardo Alarcon

  • Ex-Cuban Foreign Minister on Threats by Militant Exiles & Why Obama Should "Free the 5" Alarcon1
    Jailed in the U.S. for conspiracy to commit espionage, the Cuban intelligence agents known as the Cuban Five say they were in fact monitoring violent right-wing Cuban exile groups, not spying on the United States. Ricardo Alarcón, Cuba’s former foreign minister and, up until earlier this year, president of the Cuban...
    October 24, 2013 | Story
  • Cuban National Assembly President Ricardo Alarcon Condemns US Supreme Court’s Refusal to Hear Appeal of Cuban Five Cuban-five-web
    The Supreme Court declined Monday to review the case of the five jailed Cuban nationals known as the Cuban Five. The men were convicted by a Miami jury in 2001 for being unregistered foreign agents spying on the US military and Cuban exiles in southern Florida. All five are serving time in federal prisons across the country. Attorneys for the men say they weren’t spying on the US, but...
    June 17, 2009 | Story
  • President of Guyana Cheddi Jagan Dies
    Guyana’s president, Dr. Cheddi Jagan, died yesterday in
    Washington. He was 78 years old. He was regarded as one of the great leaders of the post-colonial world, often mentioned in the same breath as Kenyatta, Nkrumah, and Nehru. He first came to political power in 1953, but was soon ousted and jailed by the British because of his radical politics. After Guyana won self-government from...
    March 06, 1997 | Story