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PORTLAND, ME/Gerardo Hernandez’ cartoons: “Humor from my pen”


Political cartoons by Cuban Five Prisoner Gerardo Hernandez

On display at the Meg Perry Center May 1 – May 25, 2013 in Portland Maine

Reception on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Center, 644 Congress St, in Portland

Refreshments at 6 PM. Discussion begins at 7:00 PM.

Nancy Kohn of the International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5 talks about the Five.

Rob Shetterly discusses political prisoners whose portraits, done by him, are at the Center.

Richard Cambridge reads poems about Cuba, authored by himself and the Five

Chris Teret speaks about the U.S. labor -Cuba connection. May 1 is International Workers’ Day.

Worldwide support for the Five has mounted since their arrest in 1998. They were in Florida then monitoring private groups carrying out terror attacks in Cuba. Their trial, convictions, and sentences constitute an injustice. Gerardo Hernandez’ cartoons tell the story.

See Gerardo Hernandez’ cartoons at the Meg Center weekdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM,

or by appointment – for which call (207) 766- 6204. Let Cuba Live and Occupy Portland

are sponsors of the reception and exhibit. For more information, please call

Tom Whitney at (207) 743-2183 or William Hessian at (207) 766-6204.

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